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Employer Resources

WCB has prepared a variety of resources to educate Albertans that activity and exercise is one of the best treatments for back pain. You can support your workers and their backs with the following resources available for order. These will not only educate your employees, but also help you by keeping them on the job.

How to order

Please e-mail: corporate.communications@wcb.ab.ca with your company name, contact name, mailing address, phone number, resource requested and quantity or call
780-498-8680.


Back to Basics booklet >

Back to basics: a how-to booklet designed to recover from and prevent back injuries. This booklet will help you understand the mechanics of back pain and show you some easy

preventative strategies that will assist you to keep your back healthy.

Note: There is a charge of $2.50 + GST for the hardcopy Back to Basics booklet for orders over 25.

English PDF.

French PDF.


Back pain posters >


Back pain in the workplace information sheet >

 

Links to other sites >

Alberta. Healthy U

www.healthyalberta.com/activeliving.htm

Alberta College and Association of Chiropractors

www.albertachiro.com/

Back

www.back.com

Body and Health

bodyandhealth.canada.com/site_map.asp

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/psychosocial/backexercises.html

Canadian Chiropractic Association

http://www.chiropractic.ca/blog/what-a-pain-in-the-back/

College of Family Physicians of Canada

www.cfpc.ca/ProjectAssets/Templates/Resource.aspx?id=1398

Mayo Clinic

www.mayoclinic.com/health/back-pain/DS0017

MyHealth Alberta

myhealth.alberta.ca/Pages/default.aspx

My Yoga Online

www.myyogaonline.com

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal
and Skin Diseases

www.niams.nih.gov/health_info/back_pain/

Physiotherapy Alberta

https://www.physiotherapyalberta.ca

Provincial Fitness Unit of Alberta. Be Fit for Life Network

http://provincialfitnessunit.ca/about-bffl/

Robax Back Relief

www.backrelief.ca

Spine Health

www.spine-health.com

Straighten Up Alberta

www.straightenupalberta.com

Top Alberta Doctors

www.topalbertadoctors.org

WorkSafeBC

www2.worksafebc.com/Safety/Home.asp

Yoga Association of Alberta

www.yoga.ca/yoga-links/

Your Back Health

www.yourback-health.com/

 

 

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