If you're like most people right now, you're spending more time at home than you otherwise would.  And if you're working from home, this can mean back pain, neck pain and headaches caused from what I like to call "Lousy Home Office Syndrome."  

In this newsletter, I've included two articles to help. I've also thrown in one of my favourite recipes, which I find excellent for busy people who don't have much time to cook.  


Staying Active through Back Pain

Back pain can make it hard to move around and may lead to inactivity if it is not properly addressed. It is important to resist the urge to sit or rest in bed for prolonged periods as this can worsen back pain.

Remaining active is an essential part of pain management, but care must be taken to move around safely in order to avoid re-injury.

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How ergonomics play a role in injury prevention 

Ergonomics involves ensuring that the tasks you need to do don’t wear down your body or cause injury. Applying ergonomics at the workplace (or your home office) helps prevent injuries and improves overall performance.

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Turkey Chili with Butternut Squash and Apples

From: Dinner with Julie

I often include this recipe in baby shower cards, because kids seem to love it, and it's nutritious and colourful. 

As an adult, I think it's delicious and it freezes well.  So I often freeze individual portions to grab for my lunches.

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Backs and necks love to move - and general movement is the one simple thing that works to relieve most back and neck pain from sitting.  If these recommendations in these articles aren't working for you, our physiotherapists would be happy to teach you pain relief strategies for your unique condition.  

Our physiotherapists and massage therapists are currently treating patients in-person, and you can learn more here about the COVID-19-related precautions we're taking to keep patients safe.  You can also ask us anything by video call or on a free 15-minute call with a physiotherapist.

Stay healthy and safe,

Andrea Grant

Physiotherapist and Clinic Director


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1215 A Henderson Highway
Winnipeg, MB R2G 1L8
Phone 204.982.9191
Rothesay Location
1204 Rothesay Street
Winnipeg, MB R2G 1T7
Phone 204.982.9195

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