Anatomy of the Lumbar Spine

Anatomy of the Lumbar Spine

Loads placed on your discs during various routine activities. Loads may vary – but this is a good indicative guide.   ACTIVITY LOAD ON DISC (KG/CM2) Lying on Back 30 Standing 70 Sitting 100 Sitting Slumped 180 Walking 85 Coughing, Sneezing 110 Laughing 120 Bending Forward 120 Lifting 20kg with Back Straight 210 Lifting 20kg with Back Bent

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