UPI - "Experts Tell how to Walk on Ice to Avoid Injuries"

New York, NY
 – January 7, 2014  –– 

With much of the United States frozen by a severe cold snap, many must walk on slippery ice and experts suggest walking in a shuffle motion to maintain balance. Orthopaedic surgeons at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai suggest those walking on ice "shuffle" or move feet slightly apart to provide better balance than a normal stride. Bending the knees slightly when walking on icy surfaces also might help, they said.
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