Going on holiday? How to carry your bags... and other holiday injury prevention tips

With Christmas fast approaching, the holiday season is now in full swing. With that comes travelling (trains, planes and automobiles). To decrease the risk of injury while you're away on your summer travels, here are some simple tips: Keep your suitcases at a reasonable weight (no more than 20kg!) When lifting your suitcase: bend your knees push through your strong leg muscles keep the weight close to your body keep the amount of lifting to a minimum. Invest in a suitcase with wheels Don't sit in the car for more than 1-2 hours without getting out for a stretch and walk. Don’t take a rest from sitting in the car by sitting in the coffee shop for 20 mins!!! Keep your fluids up - water that

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