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Proper Snow Shoveling Techniques to Keep Your Back Healthy

From the Show: Health Radio
Summary: What's the best way to shovel snow without throwing out your back?
Air Date: 1/7/16
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: John Gallucci, Jr., MS
John Gallucci Jr Dr. John Gallucci, Jr., is currently the Medical Coordinator for Major League Soccer and a Sports Medicine consultant for professional athletes in the NHL, NFL, NBA, MLB, and USA Wrestling. In addition to this, Dr. Gallucci is the former Program Director of Barnabas Health's Sport Medicine Institute and also serves as an appointed member on the New Jersey Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sport.
Proper Snow Shoveling Techniques to Keep Your Back Healthy
Winter is in full swing, and depending on where you live, you could be covered in a massive amount of snow.

Even though you may enjoy a winter wonderland, you hate having to constantly shovel your driveway.

Shoveling your driveway several times throughout the day can cause inflammation and pain in your back.

What are some proper shoveling techniques so you can keep your back healthy?

Listen in as John Gallucci, Jr., MS, shares the proper technique to use while shoveling snow so you don't hurt your back.