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Keep your back straight and use your arms to help you lower your upper body to the bed. Your arms can support your upper body weight and keep you from twisting your back.
Last Revised: September 6, 2013
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
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