How to Lift Safely to Avoid Back Pain Lifting is a common cause of injury-related back pain. It is almost impossible to avoid lifting and carrying in everyday life, but proper lifting technique will help to reduce your risk of injury. When you’re lifting heavy objects bear in mind the following tips: 1. Tuck in […]
Back Pain Treatment – Rest or Exercise? The old fashioned treatment for back pain was prolonged rest. But bed rest for more than a day or two is not good, because: – Your bones get weaker – Your muscles get weaker – You get stiff – You lose physical fitness – You get depressed – […]
Back pain in your workplace can make it hard to concentrate on your job, whether it would be general stiffness or dull and annoying pain. Depending on the type of work, some jobs may place a substantial amount of stress on your back. These may include occupations such as nursing, construction and factory work. Although even routine office work can worsen back pain, usually due to incorrect prolonged postures.