Back Pain Quiz: Are Your Everyday Habits Hurting Your Back?

Back pain is responsible for more sick days and doctor's visits than most ailments. Take this quiz and learn back-friendly habits (23 Photos)

Laura Flynn McCarthy on Mar 20, 2012 at 11:03AM

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Back Pain Quiz: Are Your Everyday Habits Hurting Your Back?

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How Should You Lift Heavy Objects or Children?

A. Bend at the knees and lift with your leg muscles, keeping your back straight and abdominal muscles tight.

B. Carry toddlers on your hip to take them up and down stairs or around the house.

C. At the office, grab large books, binders or boxes from shelves above your head and pick up papers that fall off your desk.

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