Several companies have offered products that claim to relieve back pain, but most of them have drawbacks that make them hard to use or even ineffective. Back pain is a common cause of people being unable to work, costing the economy billions. A team at Vanderbilt University has unveiled a solution using scientific principles and fashion sense to create an undergarment that can successfully tackle back pain. The garment uses technology to engage and take stress off the back when doing tasks that require back muscle use. It will be presented at a conference in Colorado beginning August 8th.
- That this product has measurable and tangible results. It’s impact is real
- That the product is not a fix for current back issues, but a preventative measure for potential future back issues.
- The designers recognize the need to make the garment and it’s benefits easier to implent
“The team’s testing proves that the smart clothing offloads stress on the low back.”