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This is a randomized controlled study to determine if patients between the ages of 18-50 years, with posture related low back pain, who use the Upright device demonstrate improved pain control and self perception of posture compared to those given standard ergonomic instruction.
Back pain is a common complaint among students. For many, back pain is directly related to poor posture while sitting and standing. Those who spend prolonged time sitting in poor posture often develop muscular imbalances leading to tight chest muscles and weakness in back muscles. The Upright system is a device which helps provide a sensory reminder to alert users when their posture is poor. The purpose of this study is to determine if patients who use the upright posture device demonstrate improved pain control and self perception of posture when compared to those given standard ergonomic instruction.
Upright Go Device, Ergonomic Handout
Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-12-14T02:26:19-0500
Participants with low back pain who are referred for physical therapy will be randomized to routine physical therapy or routine physical therapy plus receiving a postural training device
The purpose of this project is to evaluate if the LifeWalker Upright walker is improves walking and reports of pain compared to a conventional rollator and predicate walker device.
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The mechanisms underlying the transition from acute to chronic pain remain unclear. Here, we sought to characterize the transcriptome associated with chronic low back pain as well as the transcriptome...
A controlled cross-sectional study.
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A condition of persistent pain and discomfort in the BACK and the LEG following lumbar surgery, often seen in patients enrolled in pain centers.
Works consisting of a handout or self-contained informative material used to explain a procedure or a condition or the contents of a specific article in a biomedical journal and written in non-technical language for the patient or consumer.
The rear surface of an upright primate from the shoulders to the hip, or the dorsal surface of tetrapods.
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Pain is defined by the International Association for the Study of Pain as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage or described in terms of such damage”. Some illnesses can be excruci...
An anesthesiologist (US English) or anaesthetist (British English) is a physician trained in anesthesia and perioperative medicine. Anesthesiologists are physicians who provide medical care to patients in a wide variety of (usually acute) situations. ...