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Improper lifting of heavy objects causes many back injuries. People may believe that they know what they’re doing. “I’ve been lifting and moving heavy things all my life without trouble!”, they say. Unfortunately, people may not lift properly for a long time and realize it only when the back is damaged enough to cause pain.
If you must lift a heavy object, first make sure you can carry the load. Then make sure you know where exactly you’ll be moving the object to and choose the shortest route possible.
Here are a few important tips for when lifting or moving a load:
If you are experiencing back pain of any kind, please don’t hesitate to contact Spine and Sports Medicine of New York for a consultation. Schedule an appointment today by calling 212-986-3888, Monday through Friday from 7am to 7pm.
It’s Big City Fishing time! The NYC Department of Parks and Recreation offers an incredible fishing program for you and (mostly for your kids) at Hudson River Park. They provide formal instruction and supply rods, reels, and bait for free!
When? Tuesday-Sunday, 10am-4:30pm (until September 5, 2011)
Learn more here.