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History A 71-year-old female presented to our physical therapy clinic with postoperative right knee pain, stiffness, and weakness after suffering a severe, high-energy hyperextension-type injury to the knee on January 29, 2013.
Lumbar supports have been used in the workplace to treat low back pain and to prevent strains. They also are used in primary care to reduce pain and improve mobility.1 Although interventional pain physicians routinely see patients with LBP, lumbar supports are not a common part of most of their treatment plans.
A high percentage of pain patients have poor posture, and this article looks at how posture devices can help treat pain.
There are few topics in occupational medicine that can stimulate more controversy and debate than the utility of lumbar belt use in the workplace.
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