After a big storm everybody has to go out into the cold and do hard labor. Shovelful after shovelful of wet, heavy snow is thrown onto a big pile so we can get to our cars, get the kids to school or even just open the front door.
Unfortunately, shoveling snow is not a normal movement for us and can result in injuries we should not ignore, but many of us do. As soon as the pain hits, we start to get those loving reminders from our spouses to go have it looked at, but most of the time it falls on deaf ears. Some ibuprofen, Tylenol, heat and rest is what most people do. Then a week later you may be feeling OK. If it doesn’t go away most people continue to tolerate it until it resolves on its own or turns into something worse, and that can be a mistake.Flexing and Twisting = Low Back Pain Read More