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Back Care

Most people will have a minor back problem at some point in their life. Back pain can cause problems from the tailbone to the neck and is most often caused by injuries, often occur during sports, recreational activities, work and home projects.

Preventing back pain includes exercising regularly and using good back techniques at home and work. Exercises that strengthen the back muscles allow them to withstand the rigors of everyday activities. Good back techniques include adopting a straight posture and using the legs instead of the back while lifting.



Contact Marquette Employee Wellness

Marquette University Department of Exercise Science
College of Health Sciences
Schroeder Health Complex, Room 235
P.O. Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881