Spring may finally be here! Doing some gardening? Be good to your back with these tips:
-Warm up and stretch before digging in
-Take breaks frequently
-Switch hands when raking or hoeing
-Carry medium-to-small sized loads of debris close to your body
-Keep overhead work to five-minute episodes. Avoid extreme reaching with one arm.
For more healthy gardening tips, check-out this article from bcchiro.com.