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Supporting Your Back

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Keep your back straight and use your arms to help you lower your upper body to the bed. Your arms can support your upper body weight and keep you from twisting your back.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Current as of September 6, 2013

WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

Last Updated: September 06, 2013
This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.

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