Supporting your back

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Keep your back straight and use your arms to help you lower your upper body to the bed. Your arms can support your upper body weight and keep you from twisting your back.

Last Updated: February 3, 2010

Author: Shannon Erstad, MBA/MPH

Medical Review: William M. Green, MD - Emergency Medicine & Robert B. Keller, MD - Orthopedics

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