No one is immune to having a back injury.
Whether you have a strong back or have hurt your back before, it is well worth
- Stop yourself before
casually picking up a light or heavy load.
- Plan in your mind for the best way to lift what's in front of
you. This could include enlisting help from one or more
- Lift and move slowly and
The time you take to use the right lifting mechanics is far
less than the days, weeks, or months it can take to heal from a back
What types of lifting can cause injury?
Why is it important to be careful about lifting?
How can I lift without hurting my back?
Where can I get more information about healthy back body mechanics?