Back Care

When seated, stand up every 30 minutes and stretch your shoulder blades back

Sleep on your side with a pillow between your knews

Avoid high heels, large heavy purses and briefcases

When bending and lifting, use knees and tuck in abdominals

When lifting, keep object as close to body as possible

Avoid bending forward at waist, particularly while twisting

Avoid double leg raise exercises, rather lift only one leg at a time when lying on the back or the stomach