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May 6, 2015

Proper lifting techniques offered for gardeners

Dr. Leonard Perry, Horticulture Professor, UVM

Back injuries are the second most common of injuries, only to fingers and hands. Most back injuries come from improper lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling, and carrying—all activities we perform in the garden. Here are some basic principles which apply…