PhysioCare Rehab: Neck Pain and Stress

PAT I E N T S U C C E S S

SEASONAL REC I PE

Roquefort Pear Salad

Ingredients

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• 1/3 cup olive oil • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar • 1 1/2 teaspoons white sugar • 1 1/2 teaspoons prepared mustard • 1 clove garlic, chopped • 1/2 teaspoon salt

• 1 head leaf lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces • 3 pears • 5 ounces Roquefort cheese • 1 avocado • 1/2 cup sliced green onions • 1/4 cup white sugar • 1/2 cup pecans

Instructions In a skillet over medium heat, stir 1/4 cup of sugar together with the pecans. Continue stirring gently until sugar has melted and caramelized the pecans. Carefully transfer nuts onto waxed paper. Allow to cool, and break into pieces. For the dressing, blend oil, vinegar, 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar, mustard, chopped garlic, salt, and pepper. In a large serving bowl, layer lettuce, pears, blue cheese, avocado, and green onions. Pour dressing over salad, sprinkle with pecans, and serve.

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WHAT THE HEMP?

P H Y S I O C A R E S P O T L I G H T: M E E T D R . O F O R I

Hemp-derived CBD (cannabidoil) is quickly

Dr. Kwab Ofori-Ansah, a licensed physical therapist in the state of Maryland obtained his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in May 2005 from the University of Maryland at Baltimore Medical School. Prior to this, Dr. Ofori graduated from the University of Maryland College Park with

becoming a popular natural therapeutic alternative to the medicine-saturated solutions that are currently available in today’s pain relief market. CBD is and incredible, health-promoting compound. Unlike THC, the psychoactive compound found in hemp, CBD is completely legal and provides extraordinary health benefits. Hemp-derived therapeutic topical creams, ointments and rubs are ideal for athletes who want to enhance performance and recovery, individuals in search of pain relief, and anyone looking to improve the overall health of the body, mind, and curb the effects of aging. There’s still so much to learn about this naturally occurring element, however, one thing for sure is that it’s qualities and pain- relieving attributes are well-documented and seem to be relatively safe. Stay-tuned to see how CBD is gradually making its way into the rehabilitation industry as an effective treatment for pain, muscle tightness, neuromuscular disorders and much more!

a Bachelors of Science in exercise physiology and kinesiology during which time he spent countless hours working as an exercise/fitness consultant and eventually became Facilities Manager at the state of Maryland’s largest fitness and health facility, the Campus Recreation Center. During his training at UMB, Dr. Ofori-Ansah was trained under the region’s most highly esteemed physical therapy professionals. Known for having some of the “best hands in the business” he utilizes a diverse manual therapy skill set to help his patients overcome painful neuromuscular syndromes and live a healthier more active life. Find out more about his practice and the other great things his team at PhysioCare are doing in the community

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