Top Tips For Improving Your Manual Handling Technique

Osteopath Heath Williams of Principle Four Osteopathy has given us his Top Tips For Improving Your Manual Handling Technique.

 

Top Tips For Improving Your Manual Handling Technique

  1. Identify the hazards.
  2. Assess the risks.  Risk Factors can include:  Type of work, layout of workspace, weight of an object, location of an object, duration and frequency, condition of an object, awkward loads, handling a live person or animal.
  3. Reduce or eliminate the risk.  This could involve: Changing the task, changing the object, changing the workspace, using mechanical lifting aids, changing the nature of the work, provide task specific training.

Principle Four Osteopathy is one of Melbourne City CBD leading Osteopathy clinics.  At the clinic we treat a wide range of clients, ranging from the office worker, exercise enthusiast to athlete.  We have 3 experienced osteopaths working across both of the clinics.

The Melbourne City CBD clinic is  located at 29 Somerset Place (basement), close to the corner of Elizabeth St and Little Bourke in the Melbourne City CBD. Our premises adjoin the Jon Weller Personal Training Studio, a fully-equipped training space which allows clients to combine their osteopathy treatment with exercise tutorials or specific training programs and rehabilitation.

The Docklands clinic is located at 717 Bourke St (Ground Floor), beneath the Channel 9 building near the walkway from Southern Cross Train Station to Etihad Stadium.  Our premises adjoin Pilates on Bourke, a fully-equipped pilates and yoga training space which allows clients to combine their osteopathy treatment with exercise tutorials, pilates or specific training programs and rehabilitation.

To speak to an Osteopath or book an appointment at Principle Four Osteopathy, please book online or call 03 9670 9290.

 

 

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