With an abundance of snow on the ground and a long winter still ahead of us, it is important to remember some tips to reduce our risk for injury with shoveling. Snow shoveling is repetitive and can be a strenuous activity depending on the type of snow and each individual’s fitness level and health.
Here are some tips to consider:
Depending on your body, weather, and snow conditions know when you need to ask for help or find someone else to do the shoveling. One injury can lead to difficulty or an inability to shovel for the rest of the season...or worse, missing out on all of the fun winter activities that the snow brings.