Prevention of low back pain in office workers

This study examines the effect of an exercise program on incidence of low back pain in office workers

Low back pain is the most common musculoskeletal complaint in sedentary office workers. One theory (ignoring psychosocial factors) is that tightening of the hip flexors and poor endurance of the trunk muscles, in particular the extensors, results in altered biomechanics of the pelvis and lumbar spine. 


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