G L A : D CANA DA FEATURED PROGRAM
HEALTHY REC I PE
SUMMERTIME STRAWBERRY & BANANA POPSICLES
WHAT IS GLA:D? • GLA:D® is an evidence- based 8-week education and exercise program for treatment and management of osteoarthritic symptoms. • Includes 2-3 Education Sessions, 12 Neuromuscular Exercise Sessions, and Data Collection formeasuringyour improvement and monitoring program quality. GLA:D CAN HELP BY... • Lessening your hip and knee pain, reducing your use of pain-killers and the time you are on sick leave, and helping to increase your overall physical activity.
KEY FINDINGS: • GLA:D Canada 2017 reports that there was a 28% reduction inpain intensityand 35% of participants increased their physical activity after starting the program. Want to know if you have osteoarthritis and if GLA:D is right for you? Call (306) 773-8313 to find out how we can help.
1/2 cup vanilla yogurt 1/2 cup milk sugar to taste (optional: let the fruit do the work instead!)
Ingredients 1 pound strawberries, washed and stems removed 1 large ripe banana
Directions Add thestrawberries,banana,milk,andyogurt to thebowlofa foodprocessor orblenderandblenduntilsmooth.Tasteandaddsugar ifneeded,depending on theripenessofyour fruitandyour tastepreferences.Pour the liquid into popsicle molds (or even paper cups), insert the handles, and freeze until firm, generally overnight. Enjoy frozen the next day.
Recipe Courtesy of Melissa @ www.blessthismessplease.com
Supported Bridge Lie on your back with knees bent and feet hip distance apart. Place your feet close enough so they can be touched by your finger tips. Inhale and while lifting the hips, place a block under the sacrum. Keep the chest open, breathe deeply, and relax. Hold for 30 seconds, then remove the block and slowly set yourself down to the floor. EXERC I SE ESSENT I ALS USE THIS EXERCISE TO STRENGTHEN YOUR CORE
SPECIALIST SPOTLIGHT CINDY STECHYSHYN, B.Sc.P.T., B.Sc.P.E., CAFCI
Cindy graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy with Distinction in 1996 and with her Bachelor of Science in Physical Education with Great Distinction in 1995. She purchased Central Avenue Physiotherapy in 2006 and became sole owner in 2018. She has a vast knowledge
in the treatment and management of orthopedic conditions and specialized education for the treatment of Vestibular Rehabilitation and Concussion treatment and management. Cindy loves interacting with people and helping them to restore the life that they love. She helps to achieve this through physiotherapy management, education and injury prevention. Her skills include manual therapy, myofascial release, acupuncture, dry needling and therapeutic exercises. When not at work Cindy is very active with her 3 children and is often seen at the hockey rink, soccer pitch, ball diamond, swimming pool or golf course. She enjoys spending time with family and friends. To request an appointment with Cindy, contact Central Ave. Physiotherapy at (306) 773-8313 or visit our website at achesandsprains.ca.
Always consult your physiotherapist or physician before starting exercises you are unsure of.
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