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Healthy Hoeing

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.

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