Building a Smart Diagnostic System for Low Back Ailments [ 2007 - 2010 ]

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Researchers A/Prof DK Kumar; Prof X Yu; A/Prof NM McLachlan; A/Prof RK Begg

Brief description This research will develop an early back ailment diagnostic system that will reduce the recurrence of low back pain, and hence reduce the cost to the health system. This is significant to the community from prevention of pain, to the health care system that spends billions of dollars combating this modern day ailment and towards the industry where the low back pain is the single largest reason for sick leave in Australia. It will also give rise to employment of skilled technical people and an opportunity to increase high-value exports from Australia.

Funding Amount $127,201

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