Spring into Sports

Have you've had enough of shoveling this winter? Fear not, spring is almost here! That means spring sports! But before you start jogging, running, pitching, volleying, golfing or returning to your active outdoor lifestyles, remember that it's always important to stretch and warm up. This will help prevent possible neck, spine or back injuries, which can prematurely end your sports seasons or careers. To prevent further neck, spine or back injuries, try: Cardio & Stretching: You know what they say. Defense is the best offense and the first line of defense to back or spine injury is some cardio and ...
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Shoveling Tips from the Offices of William Capicotto

Thanks to our friendly neighborhood groundhog Punxsutawney Phil, we have six more weeks of winter. Which means, as we resilient Western New Yorkers all know, more snow. Shoveling the wrong way can put some strain on your back, leading to a neck or back injury. The spinal team in offices of William Capicotto, M.D., in Buffalo and Snyder, N.Y., have accumulated a couple tips to help you shovel safer. Push. Don’t lift. You don't need to show off how macho you are. Lifting unnecessary weight is one of the easiest ways to strain your back. Push the snow when you ...
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