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Any advice on how to stop pulling weeds? Hurts my back but I want a pretty yard like the neighbors.
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Dr. Stephen Massimi
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
In brief: Protect your back
While picking weeds will help your yard to look better, you should do it safely.
Generally, to avoid back injuries, you'll want to limit bending-forward postures, and use caution with high intensity moves such as twisting. You may consider an easy spray plication of weed killers for areas without other plants, or hire neighborhood kids to help out with the tough stuff. A+ for remaining active!

In brief: Protect your back
While picking weeds will help your yard to look better, you should do it safely.
Generally, to avoid back injuries, you'll want to limit bending-forward postures, and use caution with high intensity moves such as twisting. You may consider an easy spray plication of weed killers for areas without other plants, or hire neighborhood kids to help out with the tough stuff. A+ for remaining active!
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