Teachers & Low Back Pain

Teachers & Low Back Pain

It is well known anecdotally that both primary and secondary school teachers suffer from a high incidence of low back pain, and Back In Motion Chiropractic & Sports Rehab in Beaverton is proud to help with the rehabilitation of many of our local community's finest educators. 

A recent research paper set out to examine just how prevalent low back pain is in teachers, and following are the results of that study:

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Back In Motion Welcomes ChiroHealthUSA

Back In Motion Chiropractic & Sports Rehab in Beaverton is excited to announce a new partnership with the ChiroHealthUSA discount medical plan to serve both our uninsured and underinsured (high deductible or no chiropractic benefit) patient population. 

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Is There A Better Way To Sit?

It is well documented that prolonged sitting is detrimental to back health. It is also well documented that we live in a world driven by technology, leaving most of us working behind a computer most of the day, and curled up with our laptops and iPads most of the evening. So what exactly does prolonged sitting do to your back? Here is what the most current biomechanics studies say:

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Do Back Belts Work?

The popularity of back support belts is undeniable, both in the athletic world and as part of a low back pain management plan. Purported benefits include: reminding people to lift properly; support shear loading on the spine; reduce compressive loading of the lumbar spine; enhance proprioception, and reduce muscular fatigue. However, most of these claims are made from manufactures in an industry with no regulatory requirements to conduct controlled clinical trials similar to those required of other medical devices. Following is a sampling of the most current research on the effectiveness - or lack thereof - of low back support belts. 

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