Holiday Hazards

As holly and jolly as it is to decorate our homes to match the festive season, this is a prime time of year for holiday-related injuries! Sigma Wellness urges you to exercise caution when….

1. Hanging Lights

You’re using a ladder. ‘Nuff said.

2. Lifting Heavy Presents

That’s what you get for getting your daughter the deluxe doll dream house she asked for – a slipped disk! Remember, lift with the knees.

3. Shoveling Snow

All of our Midwest and mountain readers can attest – shoveling snow is hard work! Lower back injuries are a common ailment of snow shoveling, as are muscle and ligament injuries. Take breaks to go inside, warm up, and rest!

Stay safe this holiday season!


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