Gardening 101

Spring is here!  Time to get out the rakes, shovels and kneepads.  Gardening season is one of the busiest times of year in our office, largely because people go overboard to get their plants in.

Please remember to take frequent breaks and get up to stretch out those leg and back muscles.  The longer you stay in a crouched or kneeling position, the shorter your hip flexors will become, and the more locked up you back will be afterwards.

One great stretch to remember during gardening season is to lie flat on your belly on the grass, then press your chest up into the air, leaving your pelvis on the ground.  This is a wonderful flexor stretch, and will minimize your trips to see us!