Gardening can be such a satisfying experience—digging in rich soil and nurturing tiny seeds into delicious vegetables and beautiful flowers. Some studies say it can even ward off depression.
But gardening can also leave you with an aching back, knees, wrists, and more. If you suffer chronic pain but love to garden, how do you work the soil without making your pain worse?
Try these 10 suggestions:Warm up and stretch. Before you start, go for a brisk walk and do a few stretches to get your body ready for work. Use the right tools. By using long-handled tools, you can reach your beds without having to stoop down as much. Sharp tools with good grips can also help, by letting you do more... Read more