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Shoveling snow isn’t anything new for us New Yorkers. But it can be hard on the back. Here are some tips to protect you (and your back) when it’s time to shovel snow. 1. Use the Right Tool (Snow Shovel) for the Job Selecting the proper shovel is a major factor in reducing back strain […]

Your Back and Snowboarding

December 17th, 2021 by Lauren

Snowboarding is becoming more popular across all age groups. While riding down the slopes can be great exercise and fun, there is also a risk of injury from the sport. Learn more about your back and snowboarding. Snowboarding vs Skiing Injuries Whether it be on a board or skis, there is a risk of injury […]

5 Fall Prevention Tips for Snow and Ice

December 13th, 2021 by Lauren

It’s that time of year again in Saratoga Springs, NY. The cold weather is back, bringing with it, snow and ice. And with snow and ice comes an increased risk for slips and falls. A fall can aggravate an existing back condition or cause damage to the spinal cord, creating a new problem. Here are […]

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