13 August 2020

What do UK osteopaths view as the safest lifting posture, and how are these views influenced by their back beliefs?

Lower back pain is a leading cause of disability and a common condition seen by osteopaths. Evidence and advice for the safest lifting posture vary, as do healthcare practitioners’ attitudes and beliefs towards back pain.┬áThe aim of this study was to understand osteopaths’ beliefs about safe lifting postures in relation to their attitudes towards back pain, and to compare these findings with published data from physiotherapists and manual handling advisors … ABSTRACT
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