Injuries suffered during DIY renovations and repairs is becoming increasingly common, especially in connection with sedentary life styles. There are a few things that we can do however to lower the chance of injury.
After spending a week on crutches after I pulled my iliopsoas / hip flexor I started thinking about how common DIY injuries are and what I could do to prevent them in the future …
Below are three simple things that you can do to help prevent injuries during DIY projects:
- Stretch before starting your work
- Get help when needed
- Don’t work beyond your ability
Links from the podcast:
How to stretch the Iliopsoas