Five Ways to Avoid Common Back Problems Caused By Gardening
It’s that time of year again. Warmer weather has returned, birds are singing and our thoughts have turned to growing things outside. While exercise and fresh air are generally thought of as good things, many gardening activities can lead to significant back pain. Before you put your garden gloves on and grab that shovel, prepare yourself and your body by following these five simple practices.
Tuesday, December 30th, 2014
Protect Yourself and Your Family: 5 Places in Your Home You Can “Fall-Proof” for the New Year
According to the National Safety Council, falls occur most commonly in:
- Crowded areas
- Areas with uneven surfaces
Among older adults, falls can result in serious injury and an increased risk of fatality. There are steps you can take to help prevent falls in your home or that of a friend or family member.