HEALTHY REC I PE BLACK BEAN CHICKEN BURRITOS
• 1 pound ground chicken • 1 green pepper, chopped • 1 sweet red pepper, chopped • 1 onion, chopped • 1 Tbsp canola oil • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped • 2 garlic cloves, minced • 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained • 1 can (10 ounces) diced tomatoes and green chiles
• 1 cup fresh or frozen corn • 2 tsp chili powder • 1 tsp ground cumin • 1/2 tsp salt • 1/2 tsp paprika • 1/4 tsp pepper • 8 flour tortillas (8 inches) Optional Toppings: • Sour cream, shredded cheddar cheese, thinly sliced cabbage and fresh cilantro leaves
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“As a sufferer of chronic back pain, including arthritis, my family physician recommended Tony for physical therapy to aid my daily impediment.
Hip Hikes While standing up on a step, lower one leg downward towards the floor by tilting your pelvis to the side. Then return the pelvis/leg back to a leveled position. Repeat 3 times. EXERC I SE ESSENT I ALS USE THIS EXERCISE TO STRENGTHEN HIPS Tony is very knowledgeable, helpful and easy to work with. He always ensured the best therapy is applied. With consistent take home exercises, a variety of stretching, and more, I have overcome long standing back issues and am able to complete daily life activities without pain again. Thanks to Tony, I am also able to golf, hunt and resume other outdoor activities I enjoy. I highly recommend Tony!” - L. S.
Directions In a large nonstick skillet, cook chicken over medium- high heat 4-6 minutes until no longer pink, breaking into pieces; drain and remove from skillet. Saute peppers and onion in oil 2-4 minutes until lightly browned, crisp-tender. Add jalapeno pepper and garlic; saute 1 minute. Stir in beans, tomatoes, corn, seasonings and chicken. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for about 5 minutes until liquid evaporates. Serve in tortillas, with additional toppings if desired. KEEPING YOUR HEALTH IN MIND Rebound Physical Therapy is committed to your health andwellbeing. Our Parkcenter andMeridian clinicswill continue to be open. As stated by the US Department of Homeland Security, physical therapists are “essential critical infrastructure workers.” We are taking every precaution and are meeting or exceeding the CDC’s guidelines for sanitation: Before and after every session, we are asking our clients and staff to wash or sanitize their hands. Additionally, we have increased the number of times per day that we sanitize our equipment and facility. To do your part to prevent the spread of this contagious disease, we ask that if you are sick—please stay home. Additionally, if you have been exposed to someone who has a confirmed case of the virus, please notify us immediately, so we can take necessary steps. Thank you for your cooperation and ongoing support. These Tips Can Help You Stay Healthy: 1. Wash your hands. 2. Avoid touching your face with your hands. 3. Make a habit of 20-30 minutes of physical activity a day. 4. Maintain a nutri t ious diet heavy on fruits and vegetables. 5. Take essential vitamins such as Vitamin C, D, and B6. 6. Aim for 8-9 hours of sleep each night. 7. Don’t smoke. 8. Drink plenty of water. 9. Take time to stretch. 10. Take frequent breaks for breathing exercises. Inhale and exhale deeply. 11. Continue your home exercise program 2-3 times per week.
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