Tips to Stay Safe in your Yard or Garden
Thu, 05/17/2012 - 1:37pm | Natalie Bedio
Spring is the season to start sprucing up your yard or garden. This is also the time of the year when injuries can happen if lifting is not done properly. It is important to keep in mind proper body mechanics while working with a shovel, wheelbarrow, rake, etc.
Here are a few helpful tips to keep you safe while working in your yard or garden:
If you find yourself sore for a few days after yard work, ask your primary care provider for a physical therapy evaluation. A physical therapist will do an assessment and teach you exercises to keep your core strong, as well as the proper body mechanics of lifting to prevent any injuries.
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