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Season Of Giving And...Shoulder Pain? An Idaho Doctor Gives Tips For Staying Safe

Nati Harnik
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Lights and decorations are a way for people to show their holiday spirit and bring some light into the long dark days of winter. But as people decorate their homes, there is also a spike in shoulder injuries. Idaho Matter talks to an orthopedic surgeon about how to avoid a trip to his office this holiday season (hint: make sure your ladder is stable and tall enough to reach your roof while decorating). 

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Gemma is the host of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show which broadcasts live Monday-Friday at noon. She is an award-winning journalist and has spent the majority of her broadcasting career in Idaho. Gemma was a television news anchor and reporter in Boise for close to 15 years. She came to Boise in 1999 to start Fox 12.