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Avoid Injury During Winter

While the winter season continues, snow will pile up around homes, driveways and sidewalks. Colder temperatures paired with the strenuous activity of keeping those driveways and sidewalks clear puts you at a higher risk for aches, pains, and injury. Each year, nearly 11,500 injuries relating to snow shoveling are treated in the Emergency Room.  Fortunately, there are precautions you can take to prevent unnecessary pain during this time of year. Take a look at the infographic below to see how you can avoid injury during winter:

snow shoveling injury