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Reducing back pain caused by gardening: 11 tips from the physios

Read time 10 minutes

Many people take extreme pleasure from gardening. Pottering around the garden, making it look beautiful so that you can enjoy the fruits of your labour and relax surrounded by nature may be one of your favourite pastimes. But regular weeding, digging, planting, hedge trimming and mowing can cause lower back pain. This pain can become so severe that it prevents you from getting out into the garden and doing what you love.