Tips for Safe Gardening

“Spring is the time of plans and projects” – Leo Tolstoy

No matter how long the winter was, spring was sure to follow. As the weather changes, many of us are sure to trade in our large winter coats for some spring jackets, spring cleaning and best of all spring gardening! The flowers and weeds are coming out to play and so are we. Gardening can be quite an invigorating and stimulating activity that has numerous health benefits; however it is important to keep in mind some safety tips, in order to prevent injury to our joints, spine and knees.

Here are some of our physiotherapist’s top recommendations when gardening:

Where flowers bloom, so does hope” – Lady Bird Johnson

Have a safe and enjoyable gardening experience!
Yasaman Razavi DPT, BSc