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Common Health Restrictions that Could Affect Your Moving Day

As professional movers in Florida, we know that people hire a mover for many different reasons.  One of those reasons is due to a health restriction that will not allow them to take care of the move on their own.  Fortunately, most people know when they are going to be unable to handle a move.  However, some people may not be aware that their health condition could make moving difficult.  Here are some of the most common health restrictions that could affect your moving day.

You May Be Looking for Professional Movers in Florida with These Health Restrictions

Back Pain

One of the most common afflictions that could cause serious damage is back pain.  If you are susceptible to chronic back pain, you should not be loading and unloading a moving truck.  Back pain, or any pain, is your body’s way of telling you something is out of place.  The simplest wrong movement could result in serious pain or damage to your body if you ignore the signs.

Asthma

If you’ve lived with asthma your whole life, you will probably think you know what you can handle.  Moving, however, often entails more than one would expect.  Besides packing, unpacking, loading, and unloading, there are other factors involved.  A moving day is a very long day, with lots of repeated journeys, especially if you’re moving yourself.  It can be stressful both for the mind and body.

Pregnancy

Even if you aren’t doing the lifting, moving day can be a lot of strain for someone in the midst of a pregnancy.  Not only is it stressful, but it takes a lot of time.  There is usually a lot of driving and loading involved, and you will spend a lot of time on your feet.  

Weight Restrictions

Many people ignore lifting restrictions given to them by a doctor.  If you are handling your own move, this can be a repetitive danger.  You may not realize how heavy something is after it’s been packed in a box with other items and packing material.  Or, as the day goes on, you could be over your restriction without even realizing it, because your body has become tired and is able to handle less lifting.  

If you have a health restriction that prevents or discourages you from handling your own move, we are happy to help.  We understand the proper methods for handling a move and we can ensure the safety of our employees and your household.

Sources:

https://www.today.com/parents/debunking-myths-about-pregnancy-hazards-2D80554291

Common Health Restrictions that Could Affect Your Moving Day was last modified: September 12th, 2017 by Brothers EZ Moving

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