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What we know of evolution of the pelvis and walking upright

As children grow, the shape of the spine slowly changes from a C-shape in a newborn into a double-S-shape during adulthood. In the field of medicine, research has shown that the exact shape of this double-S is

One ideal spinal posture does not exist

Postural rehabilitation and/or ergonomic guidelines are frequently the base of both the revalidation from spinal pain as well as prevention strategies for low back pain. In ergonomic advices, people are frequently instructed to adopt a neutral spinal

Is surgical treatment effective for different forms of spinal cord compression?

Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy (DCM) is the most common cause of injury to the spinal cord in the elderly population worldwide and, with an aging population globally, it is likely to become even more common. As such, a

Connective tissue that changes stiffness under nervous control

When you keep raising your hand, your muscles will soon get tired. What if your skin stiffens in the raised position?You can let your muscles relax and still your hand maintains the raised posture. This is what