Underwear could prevent back pain

smart underwear to prevent back pain it could improve your health more than eighty percent of Americans will experience back pain at some point it is the number one cause of disability and accounts for more than 264 million lost work days per year researchers at Vanderbilt University came up with smart clothing when you lean forward or lift something you tap the device and some of the loading goes through the elastic band instead of your back muscles they hope this device can be a super suit to limit back strain and pain the clothing could almost be this kind of autonomous sidekick that helps you out when you need it and stays out of your way when it’s not needed the team says they want the smart underwear available within the next year they were awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health to create an upgraded version where sensors would allow the smart clothing to predict when help is needed pretty sci-fi Patrick is

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