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PREPARE TO SWIM IN THE WATER SAFELY!

Swimming is a great recreational sport that can be enjoyed by people of all ages. But it’s important to know how to be safe while you’re in the water. These important swimming safety tips are what you should be aware of before you head out to the pool or beach. • Swim in designated areas supervised by lifeguards. • Always swim with a buddy; do not allow anyone to swim alone. • Never leave a young child unattended near water and do not trust a child’s life to another child; teach children to always ask permission to go near water.

• If you have a pool, secure it with appropriate barriers. Many children who drown in home pools were out of sight for less than five minutes and in the care of one or both parents at the time. • Protect your skin. Limit the amount of direct sunlight you receive between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. and wear sunscreen with a protection factor of at least 15. • Drink plenty of water regularly, even if you’re not thirsty. Avoid drinks with alcohol or caffeine in them.

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RECOVERY AFTER JOINT REPLACEMENT SURGERY

The outcome of your joint replacement surgery is also dependent on you. A committed attitude and willingness to work hard makes all the difference in your overall result. Know that we will be with you every step of the way, to guide you on how to move and strengthen your body. We train you how to get back to doing normal, everyday tasks with ease. Our physical therapists have years of training in helping patients, just like you, recover quickly and completely after surgery. Strength, range of motion, walking and functional tasks are all worked on to ensure an optimum recovery. Following your doctor’s protocols, you are in good hands with our compassionate and dedicated staff. Trust us with your post-surgical care to help you obtain the best results and outcomes from your surgery. It is our goal at Manual Edge Physiotherapy to empower you and improve your quality of life. Call us today to learn more about a fast recovery with our joint replacement rehabilitation program!

Tens of thousands of patients a year undergo joint replacement surgery. Typically, this is done because of severe pain, limited movement, difficulty with walking and sometimes after an accident or injury. Whether you had a knee, hip or even shoulder replacement, a good successful outcome depends on the physical therapy done after the surgery is complete. After a joint replacement surgery, focusing on relieving pain and restoring motion are key. Also, the interaction with the right physical therapist and someone who truly listens to you makes the difference in the quality and speed of your recovery. That is why many patients come to Manual Edge Physiotherapy for rehabilitation as their premier choice. We help you decrease pain and swelling after surgery, we then mobilize your operated limb through more advanced motions, walking, and personalized programs, to ensure a long-term recovery. Just know that we work closely with you and your doctor to make your recovery as complete and as quick as possible.

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DON’T LET PAIN PUT YOU ON THE SIDELINES!

slightest thought about it. As you get older, your tissues become less elastic and in fact a little “drier”. When your muscle, tendon and ligament tissues have enough water, they are supple and stretchy, allowing you to do a lot of activities. Keep yourself hydrated and stretch often to maintain elasticity in your muscles. Before and after Knowing the right exercises to prepare for fitness activities is key. Our physical therapy experts have years of experience rehabilitating people after injuries and returning them pain-free to the activities they enjoy. What some people might not know is that physical therapists put specific exercise plans together based on your needs to prevent injury. If you do start to experience pain with activities, Manual Edge Physiotherapy can get you back to enjoying your activities pain-free.

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PATIENT SUCCESS STORY

MANUAL EDGE NEWS

Workshop Success! “Valerie Jones PT, DPT, Carisa Smith, and Brittney Crane ran another Pelvic Pain and Bladder Issues workshop at the clinic on June 15th. Twenty two people were in attendance and received great information from Val on how to treat these issues. Carisa and Brittney kept everyone comfortable and assisted them scheduling appointments. Great work ladies and great information for all those in attendance.”

“Teresa was first recommended to me by my sister. I have had problems withmyshoulder/labrum for5-6yearswithno luckconcerningother types of physical therapy. Within a matter of 4 weeks, and 7 appointments, my problems almost completely went away. The type of therapy that Teresa used helped me improve daily and with every appointment. I would recommend Manual Edge andTeresa to anyone who needs help.” -Bailey J.

HEALTHY RECIPE

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Arugula, Grape, and Sunflower Seed Salad

• 1/2 teaspoon stone-ground mustard

• 2 teaspoons grapeseed oil • 7 cups loosely packed baby arugula • 2 cups red grapes, halved • 2 tablespoons toasted sunflower seed • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme • 1/4 teaspoon salt • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

ROTATOR CUFF AND SHOULDER PAIN WORKSHOP AUGUST 17, 2019 @ 10:00 AM AT OUR CLINIC We will be holding this workshop right here at the clinic on Saturday, August 17th from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. If you or a loved one experience rotator cuff or shoulder pain, this workshop is for you. Bring your family members or friends, it’s free! Just call the clinic to reserve your seat as it is limited to the first 20 registrants.

INGREDIENTS • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar • 1 teaspoon honey • 1 teaspoon maple syrup

INSTRUCTIONS Combine vinegar, honey, syrup, and mustard in a small bowl. Gradually add oil, stirring with a whisk. Combine arugula, grapes, seeds, and thyme in a large bowl. Drizzle vinegar mixture over arugula; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Toss gently to coat.

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