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Pulling Cables Safely, Part 2

Disk injuries typically result when exertion overstrains a spine that’s out of balance.

Slipping and tripping are two obvious dangers when pulling cables, but other dangers lurk in the shadows of “out of sight, out of mind.” If you keep them in mind, you can reduce your risk to almost zero.

A herniated disk can sideline you for months. A rotator cuff injury is often career-ending. These injuries usually result from the “straw that broke the camel’s back”. The cable pull doesn’t cause them, it’s just the final straw. So you need

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