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Comparing LBP prevention approaches

Gabrielle Lis

Fixing the workplace or fixing the person: which is a more effective way to prevent lower back pain?

Personal interventions to prevent lower back pain (LBP) try to improve the personal capabilities of workers through education, behavioural modification or physical exercise. Workplace interventions use technical or engineering adjustments such as workplace re-design or a reduction of physical work demands to control work-related LBP risks. Some workplace interventions also use participative approaches. Which approach is most effective? Led by D...

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