Fritz: Stand Up To Sciatica


Some seemingly harmless habits can also contribute to the irritation of the sciatic nerve. A frequent bad habit is crossing of the legs for extended periods, which puts pressure on the nerve. In addition, sitting for long periods is bad for your spine. It is possible for you to prevent or relieve sciatica simply by improving your posture. Physical Therapy Relieves Sciatica The specialists at Fritz Physical Therapy play a crucial role in evaluating and treating sciatica, as well as other common back problems. Our physical therapists are medical experts with years of training to evaluate your back problem, finding the root cause of your sciatica. An individualized treatment plan is created to guide you through the recovery process and maximize your success. When coming to Fritz Physical Therapy, our friendly and knowledgeable therapists spend time with you. We train you on specific and easy exercises that will relieve the pain in your back and legs. In addition, our specialized hands-on therapy helps to gently loosen tight muscles and joints in your spine and legs. Your pain is quickly relieved and your flexibility restored, so you can feel like yourself again. Our cutting-edge treatments are doctor recommended and are specifically designed for you to reach your healthcare goals. Knowing all this should give you a head start in warding off painful sciatica. After all, it may be as simple as learning to stand tall. Call Today! 412-278-1221.

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Caitie’s Healthy Recipe: Turkey Vegetable Soup

• 2 medium onions • 2 15 oz. cans cream style corn

INGREDIENTS • 1 Tbsp olive oil • 6 cups turkey/chicken broth • 3 medium potatoes, peeled and chopped • 2 large carrots • 2 celery ribs

• 2 8½ oz cans of fresh lima or green beans • 1-2 cups chopped cooked turkey/chicken • ½ tsp. chili powder • Salt and pepper to taste

INSTRUCTIONS In a large kettle or Dutch oven, sauté onions and celery in olive oil until tender but not brown. In the same kettle, add broth, potatoes, and carrots. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Add remaining ingredients and simmer 10 minutes longer. Yield: 12 servings or 3 ½ quarts. Freezes well. Restaurant Review: Crust Café and Pizzeria 509 Painters Run Road, Upper Saint Clair, PA 15228 By: Caitie Zavora, PTA Iamsoglad I found this littlepizzaparlor!Afterpassingbyseveral timesonmarketing trips and having it highly recommended by several patients, there was no denying that I was going to pop in for a pizza. When I called to order a pizza for takeout, my first impression was that the staff truly care about their customers!The woman on

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the other end of the phone was pleasant and eager to take my order. I placed my order for a large pizza topped with bacon and took it home to enjoy while watching the Pens game. I was very impressed with the crust and with their product. The restaurantwaspacked,with limitedseating,howevermanycustomersweregetting take out as well. The pizza was loaded with bacon, had a smooth tomato sauce, a lot of cheese, and a crust covered in flavorful seasoning.This is a one-of-kind pizza shop with a lot to offer and I highly recommend it!

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