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Dr. Rao Counsels How to Lift Suitcases without Causing Back Injury

In a Consumer Reports article on “10 Ways to Stay Healthy on Vacation,” Dr. Raj Rao (Orthopaedic Surgery) counsels caution when hoisting heavy suitcases into an airplane’s overhead bin.  He advises to keep the suitcase close to the body, bend at the hips and knees, and raise the suitcase without twisting.

One News Page, May 18, 2014
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