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?