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Ribs For Walking? We’re Not Ribbing

Dr Rajesh Singh, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

01-Sep-20 16:00

Ribs For Walking? We’re Not Ribbing

It’s all about evolution in this episode with consultant orthopaedic surgeon Dr Rajesh Singh. First, we look at a new hypothesis by researchers from the University of Utah that the ribs evolved for movement first, before being co-opted for breathing. Also in this episode, your back pain may be due to the fact that you evolved to walk on two legs.

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Produced by: Tee Shiao Eek

Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek


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