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Tips to help prevent muscle pain while Gardening Part 2

Published on May 4, 2012 By Nose Creek Sport Physical Therapy

Now that you’ve had a week to try our first suggestions, here are a few more simple tips to help prevent muscle pain after all of your hard work to put in your garden. 1. Lift the load close to your body and handle smaller, more manageable loads. This makes more efficient use of your body mechanics. You will be a stronger and more stable lifter if the object is held close to your body [...]

Tips to help prevent muscle pain while Gardening Part 1

Published on May 1, 2012 By Nose Creek Sport Physical Therapy

With the arrival of warmer weather, more people are going outside to clean up their old gardens and plant new ones. Here are some simple tips to help prevent muscle pain after all of your hard work to put in your garden. 1. Warm up with light movements or go for a brisk walk to loosen your muscles and increase your flexibility. 2. Avoid bending over repeatedly. Try to get closer to your work by [...]