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Fresh snow and the freezing temperatures are the perfect combination for dangerous surfaces. Your sidewalks and driveways may be shoveled well, but there are plenty of other places that we encounter slippery winter surfaces.
Robert Zombolo, DPM, Orthopaedics at NorthShore, shares some safety tips for walking in the winter wonderland:
Remember if you happen to fall on snow or ice; do not put your hands out! That is when you are more like to break your hands or arms. If you can, tuck your arms in and roll, and move your head away from the ground.