We're wishing you wellness and good health as you hunker down for a quiet holiday season.  In this  December newsletter from River East Physiotherapy, we're offering holiday tips to take care of yourself and your loved ones.  You'll see that includes a CHEESEBALL recipe (cheese is, of course, a critical self-care tool), but also new articles on incontinence, snow shoveling, and scoliosis.


3 Tips to Prevent Snow Shoveling Injuries 

We love treating back pain, but we love PREVENTING back pain even more. Every year at River East Physiotherapy we see many injuries from snow shoveling.  They're usually back and shoulder injuries, caused using poor form or by shoveling when out-of-shape.     

Don't get hurt! In honour of the big snow we received this week, here are three tips to help you prevent injuries from shoveling this winter.

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Incontinence.  It's awkward.

We're surprised how few people know about pelvic health physiotherapy, and how it can treat incontinence.  Bladder leakage, bowel leakage, and prolapsed pelvic organs - these conditions are difficult to talk about, so many people just suffer through them.  

This suffering is needless - pelvic health physiotherapy can help!

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Understanding Scoliosis

Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine, most often in the mid to lower back. Many cases do not require treatment.  However, detecting and diagnosing scoliosis early is important for proper care and preventing future problems.  Read more to learn how your physiotherapist can diagnose and treat this condition.

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 The holidays are nearly here!  Here are two our our favourite easy, festive recipes


Christmas Tree Cheeseball


This nutritious recipe is a combination of delicious flavors that include cheddar cheese, pimientos, cream
cheese (or substitute light cream cheese), and Worcestershire sauce.

It's also garnished with tasty
tomatoes, parsley, and protein-packed almonds. This delicacy can easily be served before dinner or with
other Christmas dishes.

Enjoy this holiday treat!!

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Keto Bûche de Noël: Yule Log Cake


This classic Christmas cake is made with rich cream cheese, cocoa powder, vanilla extract, and Swerve
sweetener for a truly special taste. It's low carb, sugar-free, and keto-friendly. Try this healthy dessert
recipe today!

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Happy Holidays!

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Winnipeg, MB R2G 1L8
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