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Gender-Specific Manipulations?

Posted Sep 14 2008 3:35pm

A series of articles highlighting some anthropology research which explains why women don't tip over when pregnant. Their study suggests that women have a slightly different wedge shape in their lumbar vertebrae, with a lordotic curve extending over 3 segments, not the two segments in males. So, I wonder if we should follow the lead of knee-replacement manufacturers and design a gender-specific manipulation for the female specific vertebrae? Perhaps, if manipulation was very specific...


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