During the winter, ice covered walkways, driveways or parking lots create an increased risk factor for slips and falls, which can sometimes result in serious injury.
To minimize this risk, you need to change the way that you walk on these slippery surfaces. The best way to minimize falls is to use short strides, and keep your centre of gravity over your legs as you walk (Walk like a penguin).
Here's an infographic on how to walk like a penguin.
Dr. Amanda Lett, BSc(Hons), DC