Anytime you engage in heavy physical activity, you put yourself at risk for muscle or joint strain that can cause pain. Improper or significant lifting, like hauling out the holiday decorations or helping put up the tree for the season's celebration, makes it even more likely you'll find yourself wincing or immobilized. Always practice proper posture when lifting, and for heavy or unwieldy weights make sure you get help. Holidays are for festivity, not heroes; make putting the tree up a family affair and save yourself some pain.
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