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The Right Way to Shovel Snow

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December is only half over and the tri-state area has already been hit with four rounds of snow. If this is any indicator of how the rest of the winter is going to go, it’s time to review the safest and best ways to remove snow from your driveways and sidewalks. Many see snow shoveling as good exercise; however, it can be extremely dangerous when done improperly. At the very least, the activity can cause pulled and aching muscles but, in some cases, snow shoveling can even lead to heart attacks or severe back pain. 

To prepare for any additional accumulations this winter, review the below tips:

Don’t take chances with your physical health! Reviewing these tips will help you stay safe when you have the tough task of removing snow from your sidewalks and driveway.

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Page Updated on Oct 14, 2020 by Dr. Hosny (Interventional Spine Specialist) of New York Pain Care
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