Golf: Get in the Game Without the Pain

Golf Sunset

 

After what seems like eons, the spring weather has finally arrived and golf lovers are doing the happy dance back to the links!

Golf is definitely one of the activities that fits into what we discussed a few weeks ago regarding the risk of injury as people are transitioning into new activities as the season changes.
 
With this transition back into swinging the clubs regularly, I often...
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Safe Lifting to Prevent Low Back Pain

Back Injury

Injuries due to unsafe lifting are something that I see in my office every week.  These debilitating injuries are most commonly felt as low back pain can and happen in a variety of ways.

Most of the research and statistics are related to lifting injuries that occur in the workplace but it also important to note that lifting injuries that result in low back pain are prevalent in all areas of our lives.

About 80...

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Prevent Shin Splints From Coming Back

Running legs

 

Once you get rid of painful Shin Splints, do the right stuff so they stay gone.

In my previous post, we talked about staying injury free as you transition into spring activities.  That information is very relevant as we discuss how to re-enter your activity or sport as you are coming back from...

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The Snow is Here! Lift Light, Shovel Right

Prevent Back Pain with Tips for Shoveling Snow Correctly

This morning, I woke up to the news that it's a Snow Day!  That's the fourth one we've had already this winter.  Kids are cheering all over town :)

This snow may be fun for the kids, and it's beautiful to look at, but it can wreak havoc on the backs of people who are shoveling their driveways and walkways.  A shovelful of snow weighs 5-7 pounds, which means that people can be lifting several hundred...

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