Ottawa is known to have significant snowfalls and having Winter last quite a few months. In rehabilitation settings, we do see some injuries resulting from poor ergonomics when shoveling. In preparation for this Winter, the Moveo team would like to share some helpful tips to ensure your safety and avoid injuries while keeping your driveway clean.
Using Proper Equipment
Mechanical Loading and Proper Ergonomics
Addressing Muscle Imbalances
These are tips we like to share with our patients when we go through our initial assessment and further through our treatment plan. This is all part of educating and empowering our patients regarding their injury and the rehabilitation process.
We hope you found these tips useful! If you require any additional information, we suggest consulting your trusted Orléans physiotherapist.