Science Based Innovation
Our principles are based on scientific facts and findings. Our program and the technology we utilize is based on numerous validation and outcome studies over the past decades. This applies to data analytics and software tools, treatment protocol design, wellness program, as well as device design.These pages provide you with studies relating to the principles of our program and technology. Our research shows that especially with musculoskeletal disorders, specific strength training with isolated movements has significant improvements on pain levels and overall health. We base our ideas and vision on a vast number of studies which strongly indicate that regular physical activity in all age groups has positive health benefits. We believe that targeted prevention based on data analytics combined with active, measurable and precise exercise together with a cost-effective mindset is the answer to the corporate musculoskeletal disease prevention of tomorrow.
Highlights from Key Research
EMG validation studies were done in collaboration with the university of Cologne, Germany to find out if David’s isolation principle really fatigued the target muscles and blocked the strong surrounding muscles. These studies demonstrated in a beautiful way that not only were the strong hip extensors blocked but in fact inhibited creating high level of activation in the spinal target muscles
The Spinal Muscular Profile, Achim Denner, Springer 1992
There is a set of three published outcome reports by FPZ, a chain of over 200 licensed back centers in Germany. These publications are looking at various outcome measures, like pain intensity, pain frequency, sick leave days, visits to doctors, etc. The N’s in these data sets are very large, ranging from 4.559 to 37.943 subjects.
The results are noteworthy. For example, 41% of the patients were pain free after the program and of the rest 88% had significant pain reduction.
Integrierte Versorgung Rückenschmerz, Wissenschaftliche documentation 2006 – 2008, Dr. Frank Schifferdecker-Hoch, FPZ
Gothaer insurance discovered that by investing in back treatment, the insurance company was saved almost 5 times more in medical and sick leave costs.
The return of investment for the back concept is 4.7:1, meaning that every Euro invested in the back concept services leads to savings of 4.70 Euro.
Manuelle Medizin 2006, 44:308–312, Springer Medizin