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Healthy Minute: 6 Tips to Prevent Snowboarding Accidents
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Healthy Minute: 6 Tips to Prevent Snowboarding Accidents

As winter approaches, many people will be dusting off their snowboards and hitting the slopes. Each year over 250,000 people injure themselves due to winter sports, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Whether you are just starting out or have been snowboarding for years, consider these tips from Spencer Elliott, a physical therapist...

Healthy Minute: Snow Removal Safety
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Healthy Minute: Snow Removal Safety

Living in the Midwest, we are familiar with the snow removal chores that accompany winter. However every year thousands of people visit the emergency room or doctor’s office due to snow removal related injuries. This year, when it comes time to take out the snowblower or shovel consider these tips from DMOS Orthopaedic Hand and...