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Podcast 212 – Avoid Back Injuries With These Helpful Tips


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Back injuries can occur at anytime and are common amongst most people. We have all experienced back pain or injury at some point in our lives and when it happens, it can sometimes be debilitating. Remaining active is a big part of living a long and healthy life. Having limited mobility because of back pain affects our willingness to stay active which in turn, affects overall health.

Fortunately, there are things we can do everyday to help keep our backs in the best shape possible and that doesn’t involve lifting heavy weights or exhaustive exercising.

In This Episode You Will Learn:

1). Meredith’s personal experiences in working with clients and their struggles with back pain.

2). Why our “Back Health” is easily taken for granted and why it’s easy to forget that our backs are used in just about every activity we engage in.

3). How doing core type exercises on a regular basis including sit ups helps strengthen our backs and overall core strength.

4). Why making it a point to move everyday is important to keeping our backs healthy especially if you spend a lot of time sitting in a chair for most of the day.

5). Why it’s important to stay aware of our posture during the day and how it can make a big difference to overall back health.


We hope the tips we’ve shared in this episode help you or someone you know that struggles with back pain or injury. Staying active and mobile is important especially as we age and having good “back health” will help keep you on track when you’re ready to take on day now and into the future.

Team Meredith