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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
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
Follow these basic rules to
protect your back while lifting:
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerJoan Rigg, PT, OCS - Physical Therapy
Current as ofJune 4, 2014
Current as of:
June 4, 2014
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Joan Rigg, PT, OCS - Physical Therapy
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