Published November 14, 2018 | Version v1
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The Back-UP Project: Towards predictive diagnosis and personalised medicine for NLBP underpinned by the VPH technologies and vision

  • 1. University of Leeds


The EU funded Back-Up research project ( will develop, integrate, and validate, patient-specific multifactorial prognostic models to support an effective and efficient management of non-specific Neck and Low Back Pain (NLBP), a complex health problem with major impact on healthcare and worker disability. This paper introduces the concept, components and benefits of this novel predictive modeling platform.

Poster presented at the Virtual Physiological Human, 2018 (VPH2018), Zaragoza 5-7 September 2018.



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Back-UP – Personalised Prognostic Models to Improve Well-being and Return to Work After Neck and Low Back Pain 777090
European Commission