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Body Mechanics: Sitting to Standing

Sometimes a person you are caring for may need assistance standing. They may not always need help. It may be because they have been sitting for a while and just can’t “get going” as my Mom used to say. Or maybe they don’t feel well. Or maybe they have bad knees or pain in their legs. Or maybe they are just not steady when they are first standing. Here’s a way to assist a person from sitting to standing – safely….