The Smart Wearable Device To Prevent Back Pain

It’s estimated that as many as 80% of adults will experience lower-back pain at some point in their lives.  Finding an effective way of solving such a problem could be hugely valuable therefore.

A team from Vanderbilt University believe they may have done just that with a mechanized undergarment that takes many of the advances in biomechanics and wearable technology to provide smart clothing to prevent lower back pain from emerging.

The device consists of a couple of core fabric sections that are made of a combination of Lycra, polyester and nylon canvas.  The garment is designed to be warn on the chest and legs (as per the photo above), with the two sections connected by sturdy straps across the middle back.

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