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Will bending your knees(when lifting) really help with back pain?

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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
4 doctors agree

In brief: It helps avoid it

It avoids back strain and further injury.

In brief: It helps avoid it

It avoids back strain and further injury.
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Dr. Mark Weston
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Dr. Aamir Siddiqi
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

It has to do with ergonomics and bending the knees when lifting takes away the pressure from the back.
When picking up an object from the floor, bend at the knees, keeping the spine as erect as possible.

In brief: Yes

It has to do with ergonomics and bending the knees when lifting takes away the pressure from the back.
When picking up an object from the floor, bend at the knees, keeping the spine as erect as possible.
Dr. Aamir Siddiqi
Dr. Aamir Siddiqi
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