CHICOPEE, Mass. (Mass Appeal) Our daily habits create imbalances in our bodies that lead to aches and pains. Standing for long periods of time can lead to aches and pains in our low back. Ginny Hamilton, Pain Specialist, Ginny Hamilton.com is here to help us alleviate these in the kitchen.Two simple pain prevention tools & two simple stretches:
- 1) Standing for a long time?
Use a 12″ step stool so one leg is always up
Gentle front body stretch for 30 seconds at a time
Hug your buttocks and thigh muscles in to support your low back.
- 2) What about shoulders and upper back, chopping, stirring, rolling cookie dough, etc
Arm position – elbows in
Upper back/shoulders squeeze