If you're lifting things incorrectly, even things that don't seem heavy enough to potentially cause pain, you can put yourself at risk for injury. This rule even applies when holding babies.
"I have an older clientele and when I hear that they're going to be a grandparent, we work months before the baby is born on lifting properly, how to use their legs, how to get their abdominals involved, so they're not hanging over and in excruciating back pain," Conni Ponturo, a Pilates instructor who specializes in chronic pain and the author of "Falling Into Joy: Eight Simple Steps To Allow Your Body To Become Your Best Friend," told INSIDER. Sponsored:
Overall, Ponturo said it's important to educate yourself on the proper way to use your body when lifting.
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