Today’s blog post is written by guest blogger, Judy Micek, OT at Athletico Bolingbrook.
It may have been a long cold and snowy winter, but Spring has finally sprung! Along with the fresh buds on the trees and stems breaking through the ground, April is Occupational Therapy month. In celebrating our profession, soon to be 150 years old, we would like to share some tips for protection and prevention of common problems for those of you who are eager to get back into gardening. Spring and summer are great times to be outside and work in the garden. It can be a great stress reducer and a way to get some after work exercise. Sometimes being over zealous can lead to pain or injury. A few tips to get you and your greens thumbs off to a good start this gardening season are:
Stay tuned for Part 2 of Tips on Getting Back into the Garden Pain Free!