A research study was published by The American Journal Of Emergency Medicine showing that shoveling snow sends, on average, over 11,500 adults to emergency rooms every year.
According to WebMD, ‘muscle, ligament, tendon, and other soft tissue injuries topped the list of snow shoveling mishaps. Among these, lower back injuries were common.’ These injuries are very common, but also preventable.
Peter J. Schubbe, DC, published the following list of techniques to help you to avoid injury while shoveling:
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