1. Maintaing the proper Static posture ( referring to the physical exertion that is held through the exertion. This places increased loads or forces on muscles and tendons that leads to fatigue ) and the correct postural aid.
2. Appropriate Dynamic posture, the position the body is in at any moment during the movement pattern, following a lifting technique that will prevent strain and Injuries on your spine.
3. Engaging in Exercise that strengthens your core muscles and increases your flexibility.
4. Sports Injury Prevention for the Spine.
5. Overall health is correlated with Spine injury prevention. Attributes such as smoking and weight can negatively effect the spine.
This posts written by Peak Performance Physical Therapist John Panaro. He is a graduate of Touro College and is currently enrolled in a clinical residency in orthopedics. He works in the spine center at our Lynbrook office