Winter

Snow Shoveling Safety

Snow Shoveling Safety

When the sidewalks and driveways are blanketed in a thick layer of snow, the dreaded chore of shoveling becomes a reality. Before bracing for the cold weather, make sure you are prepared for the dangers that can come from shoveling snow. Snow shoveling is a repetitive...

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Prepping for Winter Sports Season

Prepping for Winter Sports Season

Before you hit the slopes, it’s important to prepare your body. Whether you prefer skiing or snowboarding, both can be strenuous on your body. Many people develop injuries from lack of preparation for the season and have to end their winter sports fun early. We’re...

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Snow Removal Safety

Snow Removal Safety

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! That is, until you have to get outside to shovel your sidewalk and driveway. The chore of shoveling snow combines heavy back lifting with cold weather, making this activity potentially hazardous to your health. We’re sharing...

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Exercising in the Cold

Exercising in the Cold

As the weather begins to cool down, your exercise regimen may get interrupted. It can be hard to find motivation to get outside and exercise and if you’re not careful in the cold, you can damage your body. Before you head outside for your next workout, keep these...

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Winter Weather Injuries

Winter weather can present  hazardous conditions here in Utah. Sub-freezing temperatures create icy conditions, making falls more common. Motor vehicle accidents are more common due to these same icy conditions that create treacherous road conditions. Increased...

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Scraping Snow

We had our first snowfall this week! As you begin to scrape sidewalks and driveways, it’s important to use proper shoveling techniques to prevent back pain and injuries. No one wants to spend the holidays laid up. Here are a few tips from the American Academy of...

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