Mechanical handling of loads is the practice carried out by workers during putting, lifting, holding, moving, pushing or pulling a load. Mechanical handling of loads affect the health of workers and can cause musculoskeletal system disorders, e.g. low back pain because the extra strain is experienced by body muscles and bones and the natural resonant frequency of lumbar spine .
Once in the Starting Position (shown above), patients are encouraged to perform a series of exercises. These have been carefully developed from long experience to mobilise the facet joints of the spine and to reduce as required, back, neck, and hip pain. When you first lie on the Backrack, you may have a stiff spine and pain/back spasms, because .