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Jay Lipoff, D.C.

Chiropractor, certified fitness trainer, educator

<a href="" rel="nofollow">Dr. Jay M. Lipoff</a> is a chiropractor, certified fitness trainer, educator, and nationally recognized expert in spinal injury prevention. He's the author of <em><a href="" rel="nofollow">Back at Your Best: Balancing the Demands of Life With the Needs of Your Body</a></em>, and an executive board member of the ICA Council of Fitness and Health Sports Science. Dr. Lipoff also hosts the radio segment called "Back at Your Best in 5 Minutes or Less" on Mix 96.1 WVLF-FM on Fridays at 8:20 a.m.
5 Tips for Backyard Tasks Without the Back

5 Tips for Backyard Tasks Without the Back Pain

What makes raking and hoeing potentially harmful is both actions make the body work in a one-sided way. When they rake, people predominantly use one arm and tend to fold in one side of their body. Try to engage both sides of your body when performing the motion.
05/07/2012 11:19 EDT