TOLEDO, Ohio– Thousands of Americans injure themselves while shoveling snow every year.
With muscle and ligament injuries being the most common, Dr. Mickey Frame from Frame Chiropractic and Acupuncture says there are couple of things you can do to prevent getting hurt. He says it's crucial to extend in the past and after you shovel, hydrate and take frequent breaks.
When it pertains to the technique, Frame states it's crucial not to twist and raise the snow, but instead simply push. “You wish to make certain you're bending your knees versus simply twisting and rotating to conserve the back to protect the back
If you've ever questioned if there's a finest way to stroll on ice, Frame says it's all about being slow and consistent. He states, “When you're walking, rather of taking huge strides. You wish to take little and constant steps versus the huge stride for the worry of striking and sliding on the ice.”