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Welcome to the January newsletter from Physiocare Physiotherapy & Rehab Centre.

We hope that you had a great Holiday season and we wish you all the best for 2020

 
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How to Prevent Shin Splints

Shin splints are common injuries among active individuals.

A shin splint, which is also known as tibial stress syndrome, refers to a painful shin injury that may occur due to overexerted muscles in the lower legs, having flat feet, an increased body mass index (BMI), or a stress fracture.

Runners, dancers, basketball players, and military personnel frequently suffer from shin splints. Although risk factors such as engaging in certain activities (e.g., jogging, military training, playing basketball) increase the risk of experiencing shin splints, there are a number of strategies that help prevent this type of injury from occurring.

Let’s take a closer look at a few useful strategies.

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Tips for enjoying the slopes 

Alpine skiing is an exhilarating sport for pleasure seekers as well as competitors. It is important to understand the best ways to stay safe on the slopes in order to avoid a trip to the emergency room. There are lots of great exercises that can help skiers prevent injuries by preparing their muscles and protecting their joints.


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If you have chronic pain, physiotherapy can help you gradually make progress that leads to big results and improved well-being.

 
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Understanding Bunions

A bunion, which is also known as Hallux valgus, refers to a painful bump that grows outward at the base of the big toe. Many bunions develop due to genetic factors, but lifestyle choices can have a big impact. Pointed-toe shoes increase the chances of developing a bunion, while wide shoes help prevent them from forming and lessen irritation if one develops.

This condition can also be properly managed with support from a physiotherapist.

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  EAT WELL  
 

 Eating well should be both nutritious and delicious. Here are two recipes for a healthy meal and dessert if you’re looking for creative entrees.


 

Healthy Beef and Broccoli

From: Asweetpeachef.com

This quick and easy recipe combines flank steak, olive oil, garlic, shallot, onions, broccoli, ginger and several additional ingredients for a hearty, nutritious meal. It only takes 15 minutes to prepare this recipe, and it's also paleo as well as keto-friendly. Try it today.

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Pineapple Whip

From: Detoxinista.com

For this simple recipe, all you need is frozen pineapple, almond milk or orange juice, and a little honey or maple syrup for added sweetness. This delicious dessert is packed with antioxidants and vitamins that are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. Try this easy recipe anytime you want a quick treat.

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