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Reducing the health risks of winter

Everyone has felt a little stiff after shovelling snow or engaging in a winter activity. The risk of injury or even heart problems is higher when we overexert ourselves and put our bodies to the test. The good news is we can avoid these problems, or at least reduce the pain. 
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Do you have the heart to shovel?


Shovelling snow allows us to be active and get some fresh air, but it is also notorious for straining our muscles. Did you know that shovelling is also very demanding on the heart? To protect the heart, it is best to avoid overexertion and maintain a sensible pace. 

Danger-free shovelling

That annoying back pain


A swing of the shovel, a fall on the ice or even falling temperatures can leave our backs in bad shape. Learn more about this widespread problem in our society. 

What’s best for me?
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Which infiltration for which pain?


To treat a musculoskeletal disorder, your doctor may prescribe an infiltration of either cortisone, a viscosupplement or platelet-rich plasma (PRP). These treatments are aimed at relieving pain and controlling inflammation. 

What’s best for me?
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