Health & Safety

June 22, 2012

‘Back’ basics

Staff Sgt. Jason Colbert

Kate Watkins, Luke Air Force Base Health and Wellness Center contracted physical therapist, instructs Tech. Sgt. Troy Ares, 107th Air Control Squadron quality assurance specialist, on a proper lifting technique during a back pain seminar in the combat PT center June 14 at Luke Air Force Base. Lack of flexibility and improper lifting techniques are the most common causes of back injury.




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