CT Valley ASSP Virtual Chapter Meeting

  • Using Movement to Decrease Low Back Strain Risk
    April 14, 2021
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Topic Using Movement to Decrease Low Back Strain Risk

The spine is meant to bend and twist. It’s actually very resilient when used and moved properly, but we often preach to lock it down in order to protect it.  Material handling, imbalanced tool belts, and heavy, awkward lifting is commonplace for many blue collar industries. Unfortunately, so are low back strains.  Providing back safety education that includes movement based prevention will lower the risk of injury, and in the case of an injury, decrease the time it takes to get back to usual work.

Speaker Lori Frederic “The Movement Ninja” from Balance Biomechanics

Lori Frederic, known as The Movement Ninja, focuses on protecting physical workers from injury and pain through movement mechanics and badassery. Lori aims to raise the importance of posture and movement work in high hazard industries. Founder of Balance Bio mechanics the EHS professional set out to improve the well-being of workers in any manual labor environment. Lori has a strong passion for teaching. Maintaining expertise in manual therapies, and human movement.  Speaking on both regional and national level. She is truly enthusiastic to inspire the “old and stubborn” along with the “young and bulletproof” in high hazard industries.

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