Preventing Back Injury in Caregivers: How to Help Getting Out of a Chair
Did you know that the best estimates say back injuries may account for up to 40% of all missed workdays in the US yearly? With an average of 7.2 days lost per injury, this can cause not only back pain, but financial pain due to lost work, headaches from having to deal with insurance adjusters, and the worry we all have about the clients we’re not able to see. On top of that, the #1 predictor of a future episode of back pain: a previous episode of back pain. That’s right! If you’ve had it before, you are much more likely to have it again.