7 Practical Back-Saving Tips
Physiotherapy for Back pain in Sherwood Park
➤ Start a regular exercise program to keep your back and abdominal muscles flexible and strong.
➤ Always face forward with your shoulders, feet and hips when you’re lifting or carrying.
➤ Keep walkways, stairs and halls clear. Be on the lookout for tripping or slipping hazards.
When seated, support your lower back with a pillow or a rolled-up towel.
➤ Push, don’t pull. You’ll have twice as much power and less chance of injury.
➤ Sleep on your side or your back.
➤ Rest one foot on a foot- stool when you’re standing.
➤ Lift with your legs, not your back. Remember: legs lift, backs break.
For more pracical back tips talk to physiotherapist at Eastgate Physiotherapy, Sherwood Park