With each move you make, it is important to be aware of your body and the effects of your movements to your back, legs, and other essential body part. Unfortunately, some people tend to make sudden movements, particularly when they are on a rush. When this happens, it is possible for them to experience pain and discomfort in their body. What’s worse, they may experience damages that may lead to further health issues.

Consequences of Poor Lifting Technique

You have probably been told before about the importance of bending at the knees instead of bending over with a curled back. Keep in mind that there are always consequences of poor lifting technique, so it is important that you understand the right way to lift correctly to avoid any pains. For instance, it helps to bend at your knees and maintain a straight back each time you lift anything off the ground. If you fail to do so, you may become more prone to pains and stiffness as you get older.

There are some people who encounter severe lower back pains because of their poor lifting technique. The pain may even progress to chronic pain, which may eventually cause you so much difficulty each time you move.

The reason for this pain is that the final disc space, which is found at your spine’s base, becomes smaller due to this chronic pain. This is a kind of degenerative issue, and the condition becomes severe at a faster rate once the back joints are frequently subjected to strains during the lifting process.

The best way to address this issue, aside from performing the right lifting techniques, is by consulting a chiropractor who can help re-align any vertebrae that are no longer in place. With spinal manipulation, exercise and proper diet, you can experience total relief from muscle stiffness and pain until your body gets back in shape.

Dr. Katie Mercer

Dr. Katie Mercer

Naturopathic Doctor

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