EMS Tips

Injuries: Always a concern for EMS professionals Part 2

In my previous post I talked about using the abdominals. Remember, to use the abdominals and suck in the belly button. Do not push out! This has to be the first muscle group used with all movement. Why are the abdominals important? The body works from the center, out. The abdominals are in the center […]

Health and Wellness

Injuries: Always a Concern for EMS Professionals

What, as educators and training officers, can you do to help prevent injuries? You could bring in speakers (perhaps from an insurance company) for formal presentations. One problem, though. That’s been done before and really hasn’t helped. Back injuries are still the number one injury among EMS professionals. So what is the problem? From my […]