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Body Mechanics for Gardening

Body Mechanics for gardening at Schuylkill Rehabilitation Center

  • Stretch before doing any yardwork, gardening is a form of exercise.
  • Work for short periods of time with rest breaks.
  • Change tasks, changing positions frequnetly to prevent repetitive motion injuries.
  • Look for ergonomic tools, that are designed to spare back, shoulders and wrist.
  • Check out the grips on tools for comfort during repetitive use.