Leading Edge Collaborative Research & Consulting
Specializing in the prevention, evaluation, and treatment of spine and other musculoskeletal disorders

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In a Nutshell: The Spine Research Institute

#1
Lower back pain is the leading cause of long-term disability worldwide
$100B+
The cost per year to treat low back and neck pain in the U.S.
70%
Reduction in injury rates nationwide by Honda, achieved with help from SRI
NSF CDMI - Center for Disruptive Musculoskeletal Innovations

SRI is the official site of an NSF Industry/University Cooperative Research Center that focuses on musculoskeletal disorder prevention.

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NIH Back Pain Consortium (BACPAC)

SRI is collaborating with UCSF, Stanford, and Berkeley as part of NIH's Back Pain Consortium (BACPAC) and is an official Technology Research Site.

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Injury Prevention Guidelines
Injury Prevention Guidelines

Our evidence-based low-back injury prevention guidelines are widely cited and free to use
Spine Health Assessment
Spine Health Assessment

Using wearable sensors to objectively assess spine function in the clinic
Backed by Science
Backed by Science

250+ journal publications 18,000+ citations
World-Class Capabilities
World-Class Capabilities

Unique laboratory capabilities help researchers prevent spine injuries in occupational environments

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