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How to avoid lower back pain when shoveling snow

Man shoveling snowWinter season brings with it an extra chore for most of us-that is shoveling snow. It could be a good physical activity but you need to take few precautions to avoid lower back pain while shoveling.

A) Foremost is selection of good shoveling equipment

Nowadays, user friendly shovels with ergonomic designs are available. These shovels with curved handles or handles with adjustable lengths minimize the painful bending of you back and you can shovel with only a slight bending at your knees and back. Choose shovels with small plastic blades that are light weight to move.

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