Our Guys Around Town Movers is one of the top movers in our local area because of our decades of experience, professional team members, and superior customer service. We want our customers to experience smooth, stress-free, and safe moves. That’s why today we will discuss some tips to help you avoid common moving injuries.
• Avoiding Back Injuries – A great amount of stress is placed on your back when you lift heavy objects. If this weight is more than what your muscles can safely take, then your risk of back injuries increases. To avoid common back injuries like herniated discs and pinched nerves, you need to know your limits when it comes to lifting heavy things. You also need to practice proper lifting techniques, and use the right moving tools. To fully avoid the risk of injury, we suggest leaving the heavy lifting to fully trained professionals like us.
• Avoiding Muscle Injuries – Pushing your muscles beyond your limits can lead to muscle strains, contusions, or cramps. You can avoid these issues by warming up before you start working, by staying hydrated, and by taking frequent breaks. You also need to use the right moving equipment. Most importantly, we recommend hiring a trusted moving company like us to do the hard work for you. We know how to move your things safely and professionally.
• Injuries To Hands, Fingers, or Toes – To avoid, cuts, scrapes, or bruises, you need to prepare for your move properly. Wear correct footwear to prevent injuries to your feet and clothing that’s appropriate for moving. To improve your grips and protect your fingers, we suggest wearing thick protective gloves. Clear away any obstacles out of your home exit routes, and don’t rush things. Lastly, if you feel that moving is too much for your, do not hesitate to ask for our professional assistance. You will avoid injury and finish your move much quicker.
Proper preparation and working with the right local movers will help you avoid any health risks or injuries when moving. Our Guys Around Town Movers has performed countless moves, and we have worked with all kinds of homeowners. We also offer complete move management services to make your upcoming move as easy and convenient as possible. We serve many areas in VA, including Arlington and Sterling. Call us at (703) 291-1000 to learn more tips on avoiding moving injuries. You can also ask for a free moving quote.