Posts Tagged: Back Pain

How to Lift Heavy Objects Without Injuring Your Back  

Improper lifting technique is a major cause of back pain, especially among people who must routinely lift heavy objects on the job. This is because most stress from lifting centers in on the lower back. Proper body mechanics shifts this stress from the vulnerable back to the much stronger and more resilient leg muscles. The… Read more »

Losing weight – Benefits of weight loss on back pain

Weight Loss and Back Pain Many Americans suffer from chronic back pain, and many Americans are also overweight or obese. Are these two things always related? No. Are they often related? Absolutely.  Although there are few definitive studies about the link between excess fat and back pain, studies do show that there is a provable… Read more »