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Use a guide to safely removing fallen leaves

 

Last updated 11/23/2018 at 12:11am

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Make autumn leaf removal more of a breeze when the job is done safely.

TEMECULA – Raking leaves is a chore many people immediately associate with autumn. Even though raking seems like a simple activity, it's still possible to be injured while removing leaves from the yard.

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center advised that pain from outdoor leaf chores can range from strained back muscles to twisted knees. Blisters on the hands and sunburn are other potential side effects. Many people do not realize that raking is a thorough cardiovascular workout. Individuals at risk for cardiovascular disease or those who have recovered from surgery may not be well...



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