Seven Garden Kneeling Benches That’ll Help Protect Your Knees and Back

by Aaron Elizondo on February 1, 2021 in Martha Stewart

For as fun and beneficial as gardening can be, it can also wreak havoc on your joints and back. “Prolonged poor posture, heavy lifting, and repetitive twisting and bending motions pose the biggest risks when gardening,” says Dr. Chad Henriksen, a chiropractor and director of WorkSiteRight at Northwestern Health Sciences University. “These risks can result in lumbar sprains and strains, arthritic flare-ups, and even damage to the discs in the lower back.”