The top 5 things #caregivers must know about #body #mechanics

Number 1: Legs are for lifting; back for support

1. Always bend at the knees and hips, keeping your back straight. Engage your core muscles for stability. Imagine your legs are doing the work, not your back.

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#bodymechanics #bendyourknees #liftwithease

Cindy graduated in 1992 with a Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from Washington University in St Louis, MO. The majority of her career has been spent in Home Healthcare. Her passion is to assist people in maintaining their independence, especially when it makes the difference in their ability to remain in their home.