Spine Function and Back Pain

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There are very few of us that have not experienced lower back pain. Most will improve within one to two months, but recurrences are common and for a few, lower back pain becomes chronic. On the next Line One we’ll talk about injury prevention and rehabilitation.
  • Stuart M. McGill, PhDis a Professor of Spine Biomechanics and Director of the Spine Biomechanics Laboratory, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. The broad mandate of the SB lab is to work toward understanding how the low back functions, how it becomes injured and then, formulate and test various strategies for optimal injury prevention and rehabilitation, and high performance training.



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LIVE BROADCAST: Monday, August 01, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. AKDT

REPEAT BROADCAST:  Monday, August 01, 2016, at 8:00 p.m. AKDT


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