Back pain can be better localized using a newly developed technique

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Working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on the health of many and led to increased reports of low back pain. Low back pain is the most common musculoskeletal problem that requires medical attention—an estimated 80 percent of adults will experience it at least once in their lifetime. But its underlying sources often remain a mystery, and it continues to confound medical professionals, researchers, and of course, sufferers.

Researchers, including some at Concordia, have over the past several years changed their…

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