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Lifting With Your Legs and Core

back pain lifting Jun 01, 2021

How many times have you, like many patients, lifted or moved something heavy and strained your back?

In this video, Dr. Thoma demonstrates and explains proper lifting technique to ensure that you are using your legs and core, instead of your back.  Learning how to lift and move heavy things properly will protect your back as you age and help you to continue strengthening your flute max and abdominals.

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Dr. Thoma is a functional medicine physician in Chesterfield Missouri who specializes in helping individuals identify the root cause of their health issues.  You can schedule an appointment with Dr. Thoma by calling 636-207-6600.

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Does Lifting Cause You Shoulder Strain?

lifting muscles shoulders Jul 28, 2020

Are you finding that your shoulders feel sore and strained after picking up and lifting items?  It could be that you're not using some of your strongest muscles.  Learn more about using the right muscles for lifting in this video from Dr. Thoma.

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