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DETROIT, MI - FEBRUARY 2: Jana Lebiedzik shovels snow from her front yard February 2, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit received over a foot of snow during a storm that has crippled much of the Midwest canceling thousands of flights around the country. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Shoveling snow is a very strenuous task on your body.

137,000 people are treated each year at a medical facility due to snow shoveling injuries. 28,000 are treated in the emergency room. 100 die from heart attacks caused by shoveling snow. Most common injuries are soft tissue injuries followed by lacerations, fractures and heart episodes.

It is recommended that people wear proper shoes and stretch before shoveling.

Have you ever sustained an injury from shoveling snow?