Practice Proper Posture

How to Prevent Autumn Back Pain: Practice Proper Posture

Whether you are raking leaves, shoveling dirt, lifting bags of topsoil or mulch, autumn has its fair share of maintenance projects and chores. Be mindful of your posture when performing certain tasks to avoid the potential of developing issues with your back. Remember to keep your back straight and avoid bending or twisting when performing repetitive tasks. If you need to lift anything heavy be sure to keep your back straight and lift with your knees.