Summer Gardening

When the weather is slightly improved, what better time to make a start on those big garden projects we have been putting off for the rest of the year? Here we have some advice to help you garden safely without injuring your back. Lifting Face the direction that you are moving in. Use a relaxed … Continue reading “Summer Gardening”

A Guide To Back-Pain Free Holidays

Choose your suitcase wisely- Pick a lightweight case on wheels, many hard cases are heavy even when empty. If in doubt go with two- Two lighter cases are better than one big one. Use soft bags with long shoulder straps so that you can distribute the weight across your body Push your suitcase, don’t pull! … Continue reading “A Guide To Back-Pain Free Holidays”

National Allotment Week

National Allotment Week is from 10th-16th August. Are you going to be outside gardening? Top tips for allotment beginners Wear loose clothes to aid free movement Don’t go straight into heavy work, start with lighter jobs to reduce the chance of muscle strain Do one activity for 20-30 minutes before changing job and take regular … Continue reading “National Allotment Week”