Bridle Trails: Herniated Discs

HAVE YOU MET YOUR INSURANCE DEDUCTIBLE? An insurance deductible is the amount of money that you must pay before your insurance company pays for your medical services. If your deductible is met, your Physical Therapy may not cost you anything.

Patients with family plans or those who have had major surgeriesorhaveachronic illnessareespecially likelytohave a$0balanceremainingontheirout-of-pocketexpenses.This meansthatthecostofphysicaltherapycouldbeminimalor completely covered by the patient’s insurance plan. If you are close to or havemet your insurance deductible for theyear,thennow isthetimetocome inforPhysicalTherapy! Areyoufeelingachesandpains?Needtoworkonyourcore? Let us help you get a head start for 2019. Have you undergone surgery recently? Call us today at 425-889-0776 to schedule an appointment with one of our physical therapists. We’ll guide you to affordable treatments that will place you one step closer to pain relief.

“Enjoy A Healthy Recipe!” VEGETARIAN CHILI Ingredients • 1 tsp garlic-herb, salt-free seasoning blend • 1 tsp ground cumin • ⅛ tsp salt • 1 teaspoon canola oil • 1 cup chopped onion • 1 cup green sweet pepper • 2 cloves garlic • 1 tsp bottled minced garlic • 1 (14.5 ounce) can no-salt-added diced tomatoes • 1 (8 ounce) can no-salt-added tomato sauce • 1 cup water Directions Lightlycoatanunheated largesaucepanorDutchovenwithnonstickcookingspray.Preheat over medium-high heat. Add oil; swirl to coat bottom of pan. Add onion, sweet pepper, and garlic to hot pan; cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until pepper is tender, stirring often. If necessary, reduce heat to prevent burning. Add undrained diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, the water, the chili powder, the seasoning blend, cumin, and salt. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Stir in beans and mixed vegetables. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, about 10 minutes more or until vegetables are tender. If desired, top individual servings with sour cream and/or cilantro and sprinkle with the chili powder. • 1 (15 ounce) can kidney beans • 1 cup frozen mixed vegetables • ¼ cup light sour cream • Fresh cilantro (optional) • ⅛ tsp chili powder (optional)

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