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Keaton Basso RMT Newsletter

In This Edition:

 February Update
February 2022 Hours
Winter Wellness Tips


Also Included:
Treatments Delivered to You!
Health and Safety Measure in Place
Review Us On Google
Referrals
Location/Parking Info

February Update

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Hopefully everyone is healthy and safe.

February is here! I wanted to take the opportunity to talk about wellness and the importance of taking the time to care of yourself. Whatever that may be; be it taking that mid day walk to break away from that home office, taking a skate on the canal or a ski , drinking more water, making time to visit you local health care provide, talking to someone about challenges you may be facing, trying to get more/better sleep. Whatever it may be, we all have opportunities to take care of our wellness. Otherwise, we may be forced to make time for illness, as the absence of wellness can lead to poorer health outcomes.

Different things you can engage in such as fitness, healthy eating and engaging in meaningful conversation can be a great way  to enhance your wellness and prevent illness by staying healthy, especially in these challenging times. 

At any rate, I wanted to thank everyone for their continued trust in me, allowing me to help enhance your health. Feel free to reach out anytime!


Keaton

February 2022 Hours

By appointment only! Please send an email if you would like to book an appointment outside of these available times and I will do my best to accommodate you. 

Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM & 1:30PM - 6:30 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

**By appointment only, These hours are subject to changes**
Winter Wellness Tips

With the winter weather here, it can sometimes feel quite miserable being cooped up at home. To combat this, we can take small conscious steps throughout our day to make the winter months a bit more tolerable.

Here are a few simple ideas:

Make a schedule (especially during the work/school week) - we are more likely to follow through with things especially if we have a plan and write it down. 

Think of scheduling things that get you moving/promote self care or wellness throughout your day especially if you have the flexibility to break away from your office setup temporarily. Walking breaks, stretching breaks, meditation etc.

Use technology to promote healthy habits -  Fitbit movement reminder every 45min , Water reminder app on phone, set an activity alarm (after 45min get up and walk) etc.

Plan a short home fitness, or stretching routine -  start with a 10-15 min routine - pick a few simple movements, stretches, rolling, stretching, etc.) It doesn't have to be super long and complicated, try to sprinkle it into your day.  If you are looking for inspiration check out my  Exercise page: password kbfst2019

 

Daily Outdoor Physical activity - Getting outside is very good for you, not just physically, but mentally also. Seek out fresh air, vitamin D, especially since we spend less time outdoors in the winter.

Water Intake - In the colder weather, it’s more difficult to notice when your body is sweating. Perspiration combined with extra clothing and drier air can cause our bodies to become dehydrated without us even noticing. Staying hydrated through the winter can boost your immune system and give your body the support it needs to fight off infection. Drinking water and staying hydrated can also help you stay warmer in the winter months. Your body uses water to help maintain a temperature balance and when you aren’t adequately hydrated, your body can become cold.
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Treatments Delivered to You

As a reminder,  I wanted to let patients know that I do in fact do home visits upon request! Although I do not have a booking feature that allows for online booking for home visits, please do not hesitate to contact me by email for a request.
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Health and Safety Measures in Place

The Province of Ontario and the Ministry of Health has granted Regulated Health Practitioners permission to gradually and responsibly reopen their practices, following strict health measures and guidelines set out.
Because of the risk factors and how (COVID-19) is transmitted, measures will be put in place to reduce risks as much as possible especially to those most vulnerable.
One of these measures include wearing face masks. The Chief Medical Officer of Canada recommends face masks, and that they do in fact help to reduce the risk of transmission when used correctly.

Procedure/measures that will be implemented in addition to existing cleaning/disinfecting include:

- Pre-Appointment screening (received 24hrs prior to appointment - read and confirm)
- Screening at the appointment prior to treatment
- 15 Minute Gaps between appointments (This will allow for sufficient time for client departure, extra sanitizing measures)

- Personal Protective Equipment - NEW** Therapist will be wearing N95 style mask.
- Patients will be asked to wear masks (Please bring your own clean mask - Medical mask or level greater is encouraged. If you do not have one you will be provided with one at no cost.
- Patients will be asked to arrive on-time (no earlier than 5 minutes prior) and come by yourself for your appointment
- Patient should sanitize or wash hands upon arrival - both options are provided.
- Social Distancing - 6ft (2 metres) in the building, outside of treatment time (During intake, interview, post treatment)
- We will remove all items that cannot be sanitized to further reduce risk of contact transmission.
- FST Straps are now made of vinyl and can be wiped clean after each use.

Review Us On Google

We truly value all of our customers/patients that come to us for our therapeutic services.

Customer satisfaction is extremely important, so I'd love to hear your feedback on how you feel about your recent or past service! If you have a few minutes, I would really appreciate a quick Google review.

To submit your review, click the link below and let us know what you think!

Google Review

Referrals 

Like many other professionals, I do rely on referrals from current/former patients to keep growing my practice.  If you are satisfied with your treatment, please feel free to recommend my services to friends, colleagues or family members to my practice. I do appreciate and welcome referrals.

Thank you for supporting small business, and for allowing me to care for your health and the health of our community. 

I look forward to continuing to grow my practice in this community and thank everyone for their kindness and support.
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Location/Parking

 

1A Springfield Rd, Ottawa ON (Off Beechwood Rd)
Located inside Rockcliffe Chiropractic above Mr. Luko . 

There are 3 parking spots at the back of the building which can be used and also spots behind Fraser Cafe. However, if no spots are available there is street parking along Springfield Rd, Beechwood Rd. Look for my sign on at the front entrance (pictured above)
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