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Time to Shovel Again! 4 Tips to Protect Your Spine and Joints

 

  1. Keep your arms close to your body and use your core for strength and stability.
  2. Make small scoops, especially with heavy, wet snow.
  3. Avoid throwing snow great distances. Instead, push the snow.
  4. Pace yourself. Shoveling is cardio and strength training rolled into one.
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Hand and Wrist

How to prevent – or recover from – Skier’s Thumb

Most people don’t think about hand or thumb injuries when they think about skiing or snowboarding, but skier’s thumb is actually quite common: it impacts around 200,000 people each year! What is skier’s thumb? Skier’s thumb is an injury to the ligament at the base of the thumb joint, known

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