Accelerate Therapy. Back Pack Safety

WH AT O U R P AT I E N T S A R E S AY I N G :

UPCOMING EVENTS

“Very pleased! I needed posture improvement and re-alignment. Stooping all day had created a “candy cane” posture. Exercises and physical therapy at Accelerate helped me jump start my re-alignment. Posture improvement exercises also helped my running and swimming training.” - Vaughn N.

NECK & SHOULDER PAIN WORKSHOP THURSDAY, JULY 18 6 pm at the Lexington Location

THURSDAY, JULY 25 6 pm at the Salisbury Location

H E A L T H Y R E C I P E RED, WHITE, & BLUE PATRIOTIC POPSICLES

INGREDIENTS • 1 cup greek yogurt

• honey, agave, or other sweetener (optional) • popsicle molds (substitute small cups with flat bottoms) • popsicle stick

(substitute coconut milk, coconut cream, or coconut yogurt)

• 1/2 cup blueberries • 1 cup strawberries

FREE BACK PACK FITTINGS & POSTURE SCREENINGS WEDNESDAY, JULY 31 10 am - 3 pm at the Salisbury Location

INSTRUCTIONS Make your white stars by making white, star-shaped “ice cubes” out of the greek yogurt (To avoid mess, use a syringe toeasilyfill thecompartments).Meanwhile,makeapureewithblueberries,addingoptionalsweetener ifdesired.Adda whitestar to thebottomofaflatbottomedpopsiclemoldorsmallcupswithaflatbottom. Immediatelycover themwith your blueberry puree and freeze again. Once frozen, add a layer of yogurt or coconut. Place the popsicle stick into the yogurt layer. I used some aluminum foil to hold the stick up, and then placed them into the freezer to freeze the stick in place. Puree the strawberries. When the yogurt layer is frozen, cover it with a layer of strawberry puree and freeze again.Follow theprocesswithonemore layerofyogurtandonemore layerofstrawberrypuree.Whenready toserve, ease the popsicles out gently by warming the sides of your cups with warm water while you gently pull on the stick.

S TA F F S P O T L I G H T ELLEN HARTMAN

Ellen Hartman currently serves as a Physical Therapist Assistant for AccelerateTherapy&Performance.Ellen’spassion forphysical therapy started at a young age as I use to walk on my “tippy-toes” due to a mild caseofscoliosis,duringwhichaphysical therapistworkeddiligently to helpcorrecthergaitpatternandeducateEllenonways todecrease the progression of her conditon. After graduating from Guilford Technical Community College in December 2018, Ellen received her licensure and then began working at ATP in February 2019. Ellen finds her work asaPhysicalTherapistAssistantveryrewarding,asshe isable to “pay forward my daily blessings.”

CONGRATULATIONS! Congratulations Jesse Reynolds, PT DPT on completing her extra training on Pelvic Floor. Come see her for all of your Pelvic Floor needs!

Outside of ATP, Ellen also enjoys working in her vegetable and herb garden, deep sea fishing, hiking, and touring vineyards! Ellen will soon be changing her name to Mrs. Ellen Hamby in October upon marrying her fiancee and “high school sweat heart.” They also plan on purchasing a pet pig in the near future.

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