South Windsor Neck & Back - July August 2019

Pains SUMMERTIME How Chiropractic Care Can Help With 2 Common Conditions

Having a backache or hip pain typically has you wobbling to your chiropractor, but there are somany more ways their expertise can help you. Find out how this kind of care can relieve two common summertime conditions below. RunningOut of Tissues? Withmore pollen wafting through the air and warmer temperatures beckoning you outside, it’s not uncommon for allergies to spike during the summer. Allergy symptoms are commonly a response of your body’s immune system, which is perceiving something as harmless as dust or grass as an invasive intruder. Sneezing and watering eyes are methods your body uses to clear these toxins out. Decongestants are often the go-to source for relief, but these aids rarely target the root of your problemwhen allergies attack. Chiropractic care is designed to realign your body and open up proper communication within your nervous system. By realigning the spine and neck, chiropractors can relieve sinus pressure, properly drain your sinuses, and align this communication back to center.

swim safety, there are health concerns every swimmer and parent should know before diving in. Swimmers typically get ear infections, commonly called swimmer’s ear. This condition occurs when bacteria builds up in a patient’s ear canal, and while contact with water is a common cause, it can happen to anyone. If your ear is throbbing, aching, and warm, consult with your doctor for a diagnosis. This will eliminate any other serious conditions that could stem from these symptoms. After an ear infection diagnosis, your chiropractor can offer you relief. Hinging on the same science as allergy relief, care for an ear infection stems from a chiropractor’s ability to open up that primary communication between your sinuses and immune system. As the bacteria in your ear increases the pressure within that cavity, your body becomes stressed, and readjusting your spine removes that pressure, allowing your body to fully heal. Don’t reach for pain relievers when allergies and ear infections leave you feeling groggy and achy. Find out how the experts at SouthWindsor Neck & Back can help by calling 860.644.2437 or visiting

CanYouHearMe? Nothing is more refreshing than dipping into the pool on a hot day, but in addition to

Angie Colby’s Asian-Inspired Burgers and Slaw

Fire up the grill for another Colby family classic! We’ve combined recipes fromFoodNetwork and Carlsbad Cravings to create ameal everyone can enjoy.


Burgers: •

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1/2 tbsp brown sugar

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1/4 cup of soy sauce 1/4 cup of lemon juice 1/4 cup of vegetable oil

1 large egg

1 tsp each of salt, dried basil, garlic powder

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1 tbsp of olive oil

1/2 tsp ground ginger

1 lb. lean ground beef 1/2 cup of red onion

1/4 tsp of pepper

2 tbsp of freshly grated ginger 2 tbsp of white vinegar 2 tbsp of dark brown sugar

4 burger buns

Coleslaw: •

1/3 cup of panko bread crumbs 1–3 tsp Asian chili garlic sauce

2 16-oz. bags of coleslaw mix or 1 bag each of 16-oz. green and red cabbage

2 tsp of sesame oil

1 tbsp soy sauce

2 tsp of sesame seeds (optional)

1 tbsp hoisin

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1 thinly sliced red onion

1 tsp of salt

1 tbsp lime juice

6 large scallions, thinly sliced

20 grinds black pepper


1. Gently whisk egg in a large bowl and combine the remaining burger ingredients. 2. Use your hands to mix the burger meat well, and form the mixture into four equal-sized patties. 3. Make a deep impression into the middle of each patty, and refrigerate the burgers for 15 minutes. 4. Meanwhile, toss the coleslawmix (or red and green cabbage), the red onion, and scallions together until everything is mixed. Combine the sauce ingredients in a separate bowl.

5. Before serving the slaw, bring the mixture to room temperature and stir in the sauce. 6. Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a large pan over medium-high heat and add the patties. 7. Cook the burgers until they are brown and slightly charred on one side, about 3–4 minutes. Flip the patties and cook until your desired doneness. 8. Stack the burgers on a hamburger bun, top with your freshly made slaw, finish it off with any condiments you prefer, and enjoy the tangy twist on this grilling classic!


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