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oa Central African Journal of Medicine - Low back pain - back care through proper lifting technique

Volume 37, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 0008-9176

 

Abstract

The study was designed to evaluate the level of knowledge of the subjects about back care and proper lifting techniques. Two groups of subjects were taught correct lifting method and back care through practical demonstrations and illustrated diagrams. The subjects' knowledge was measured pre- and post-test, using written and practical tests. Subjects with low back pain and those without back pain both benefited from the training. The need for physiotherapists to teach back injury prevention to the general populace was highlighted.

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1991-04-01
2019-10-23

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