Although we don’t get too many days of heavy snow, it’s fair to say that when we do, it comes pretty thick.
I’ve had many people recently talk about snow shoveling back pain episodes. So, in order to help you prevent one on the next snow fall – I made a video of My Top 3 Tips when it comes to shoveling techniques.
Take a peek below to learn more:
Now, my #1 tip will always and forever be – push with your legs and body.
If this is something that is feasible in your scenario, it’s always the safest. Not all areas allow us to do this though.
Therefore, at times we must learn how to pick up a pile and throw it off to the side –
If you are not used to this motion – in addition to a heavy weight (aka snow) – then your body may repetitively be loaded in a movement it’s not trained for.
This is where many get into trouble.
That’s why it’s important to stay strong, stay active, stay flexible, know how to train appropriately for daily movements, and MOVE your body. This way, you can bend down, scoop a load and throw it off to the side. * INSERT HIGH FIVE*
If you do suffer with more occurring back pain episodes than you would like, then many people start with my free report to just gain clarity on what to do for themselves in the ease to follow “7 Essential Tips to Ease Back Pain“.
Or others call for our Free Discovery Visit because they are ready to get professional help on what to-do vs. what not-to-do when it comes to WHY and WHAT is causing their low back pain episodes.
If that’s you, then either call us at (720)-772-1133 to talk with our specialist if this is right for you or fill out this form (CLICK HERE) to grab one of our next Free Discovery Visits available.
Reality is… shoveling should not continue to cause debilitating back pain episodes… and if this is common for you, there is a way to end this cycle.
Many people live in chronic back pain longer than they should – so if you have tried everything including creams, Ibuprofen, other PT, massage, hot packs, chiropractic care, etc…
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