We love gardening, but maybe not so much the ensuing aches and pains. Guess what? You could avoid them. It’s all about how you hoe.
Physical Therapist Dr. Andrew Stewart joined a recent meeting to provide guidance on healthy postures for weed-pulling, shrub trimming, and, of course, raking and hoeing, that can protect your back, hips and knees. Here are his tips for proper gardening "mechanics" and associated before and after stretches.