Preventing Shoveling Injuries

No one wants to deal with seasonal back pain and injury-

Winter activities, specifically snow shoveling can place great strain and stress on the spine.
Beat mother nature's snow fall this year- try these preventative tips from Dr. Hall.

Did you know shoveling can place stress on the spine, leading to low back strains and verterbral disc damage? Research show that the most common shoveling injuries are to the low back! Ouch! There are many factors that lead to injury, including:

11,000 Adults and kids report injuries every year with snow shoveling mishaps.

Here are a few of Dr. Hall's top tips to prevent seasonal injuries

 

But Good NEWS! Shoveling burns calories!~ A 180lb person burns 180 calories in 30 mins while shoveling!

And if an injury occurs, call our office. We are here to help!

Fortunately, chiropractors are ready, willing, and able to treat people with shoveling injuries, returning them to healthy form in no time.

Author
Janine H. Her passion is helping people in all aspects of life reach their full potential through holistic chiropractic care. Janine has been creating health content for Hall Family Chiropractic & Wellness Center since 2013. With a degree in journalism, she enjoys researching & interviewing on health topics. Janine is a busy mother of three: loves exploring the outdoors, trying new foods and meeting new people. She uses social media daily to share positive affirmations. Her goal is to inform you about chiropractic.

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