CentralAvePhysio_Relieving Stress Can Help Your Neck Pain




• 1/2 tsp ginger powder • 1/4 tsp nutmeg powder • 3 eggs • 1/4 cup coconut oil • 1 cup pumpkin puree (fresh or canned) • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Ingredients • 1 1/4 cup blanched almond flour • 1/4 cup tapioca or arrowroot flour • 2 tbsp coconut flour • 1 tsp baking soda • 3/4 tsp unrefined salt • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon powder

WHAT IS ACUPUNCTURE? • One of the oldest forms of physiotherapy, acupuncture involves the use of needles or other tools to gently apply pressure both at the place of stiffness, and at distant parts of the body that control different pathways to healing. Acupuncturists target the entire bodily system, alleviating tension everywhere to help decrease pain and increase quality of life.

ACUPUNCTURE CAN HELP BY... • Supporting injury recovery and mobility issues, treating chronic pain and muscle tension,aswellasdecreasing pain and relaxing the body overall. • Stimulating natural pain- relieving chemicals in the body, blood flow to the area experiencing muscle tension, as well as increased circulation to an injured area so as to speed up recovery.

• 1/3 cup coconut sugar • 1/2 cup chocolate chips

Directions Preheat oven to 350° F. Grease a 9 inch loaf pan or line with parchment paper. In a large bowl, combine dry ingredients. In another bowl, whisk together wet ingredients. Pour wet into dry. Mix until well incorporated. Fold in chocolate chips and pour into prepared loaf pan. Scatter extra chips on top. Bake for 50-55 minutes, until top is golden, the center is set, and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Allow bread to cool in pan for about 15 minutes before turning out on a wire rack to cool completely before slicing and serving. Recipe Courtesy of savorylotus.com/pumpkin-chocolate-chip-bread-gluten-free SPECIALIST SPOTLIGHT KERRIE NYBO, B.SC.P.T., C.A.F.C.I.

Cervical Retraction Stand with your back against a wall and with a rolled up towel behind your neck. Keep your eyes fixed ahead and your head upright. Tuck your chin like you are nodding “yes.” Draw your chin closer to the back of your throat. Repeat 10 times. EXERC I SE ESSENT I ALS USE THIS EXERCISE TO RELIEVE NECK PAIN

Kerrie graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy in 1985. She started her career in the public sector and was the Director of Physiotherapy at the Swift Current Regional Hospital before starting her own private clinic. She has worked in private practice for 20+ years. Kerrie

joined the Central Avenue Physiotherapy Clinic in 2012. Kerrie has special interest in Acupuncture, sports injuries, and manual therapy. She has completed her Level II in Acupuncture and has taken all her levels from the McKenzie Institute (Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy). Outside of the clinic, Kerrie enjoys volleyball and golf and continues to participate in these sports.

Always consult your physiotherapist or physician before starting exercises you are unsure of.


To request an appointment with Kerrie, contact Central Ave. Physiotherapy at (306) 773-8313 or visit our website at achesandsprains.ca.



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