What You Do Today Can Cause Back Pain Tomorrow
light-weight object, improper repetitive lifting can lead to injuries such as strain.
Here are some things you can do to avoid injury while lifting:
Instead of bending at the waist to lift an object, bend your knees to lower your body down towards the object. Keep your knees bent while picking up the object. If this is hard to do, put one knee on the floor while picking up the object. Once you have the object in hand, raise to a standing position. Your knees should slowly straighten out.
Do not rotate or twist your body while lifting an object, large or small. This can cause low back strain and disc injuries.
If you are lifting a heavy object, using lumbar support will help to protect your