Correct Lifting Technique

March News 2015 Correct Lifting Technique Lifting injuries are a common cause of back pain. You can protect yourself against damage with good lifting technique, both at home and at work. When you lift, your spine is put under stress. Twisting or jerking while lifting and carrying can injure the small joints of the spine. The discs which separate the vertebrae (spinal bones) and the ligaments which hold the vertebrae together are also at risk. Lifting while bent forward will increase the...

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