Shoveling Snow? Be Careful

When snow, ice and frigid winds blast into town, watch out.  If your body is not in condition, the common winter chore of snow shoveling can present the potential for things like spasms, strains, sprains and other health problems.

Bending and twisting when tossing a shovel of heavy snow can aggravate your lower back discs.  In addition, the overall physical exertion required for snow shoveling, without proper conditioning, (which most people do not have) often results in painful injuries. If you have any issues from shoveling, even minor ones, call the office now and get checked. Be prepared and follow these tips for exercise of the snow shoveling variety:

If it persists, or feels out of the ordinary do give us a call at 219-208-6894 to schedule an appointment to get it checked out or use our online booking feature below.

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