Alyssa Kihara, BS, Marie Zipp, BS, Martin S. Rice, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA; Spinal Rotation Range of Motion (ROM) With Isometric Contractions and Back Injuries in Health Care Workers: A Correlational Study. Am J Occup Ther 2015;69(Supplement_1):6911505025p1. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2015.69S1-PO2087.
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Date Presented 4/16/2015
Back injury in health care workers is common. Little evidence suggests a biomarker for this type of injury. In this study, we look for correlations between trunk performance and back injury in employees at a Midwestern teaching hospital using the Turning Point 4.0 Rotational Spine SystemTM.
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