Public Health

Evolution to blame for back pain

People with low back pain are more likely to have spines that more closely resemble our closest ancestors, researchers say. The study published in BMC Evolutionary Biology  analysed the vertebrae of chimpanzees, orangutans and ancient human skeletons to investigate the relationship between the shapes of the bones of the spine, upright movement and the health of ...

Already a member?

Login to keep reading.

© 2021 the limbic