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Season's Greetings from the AC Gang!

Hoping to provide you with some helpful information for your health, your mind and your body!  At this time of the year, with the hustle and bustle - it's definitely a good time to reflect

It's December  - You're not sure what to get your loved one or someone you work with who is a little too stressed?  Consider a Massage Therapy Gift Certificate from Apple Creek.  It only takes a minute to prepare and can make all the difference in the world for the person that receives them. 
Season's Greetings!  
Nick Halkidis, Athletic Therapist and RMT is now a
Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Provider!!! 
Congrats to Nick on obtaining another tool for his toolbox.  A great modality to assist his patients in getting better faster!
Nick is also bringing back his "Low Back Pain" Seminar - Saturday April 7th 12-2pm - Look for details in the spring.
New Feature:
Guess where have we been?

Stef travelled to Sophia in Bulgaria with the national trampoline team this fall and came back with an athlete that had won a bronze in the women's worlds trampoline event.  Congrats to Sophiane and Team Canada on your great performance.

Coming up:
Nick is headed to Florida with Baseball Canada's national Junior Team this March as the medical lead.  Nick is looking forward to running a few drills with team while soaking up the sun - don't forget to reapply!

 

NEW EDITIONS
Stephanie Loy Son - Certified Athletic Therapist and former Apple Creek intern has joined the team this fall.  We are excited to have her and her strong clinical skills join the clinic.  
Stephanie will be hosting a 
Core strength on the ball program and TRX classes coming up in January - both classes run 6 weeks
Click Here for Details
Intro to Core Strength on the Ball January 8th @12:10
TRX - Friday January 12 @ 12:10
Sarah Shaw -  has joined the Massage team here and will be practicing Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturdays.  Call now to book your appointment!

Walking Mobility Clinic - Is accepting gently used shoes to be donated to a local charity.  Box is set up inside our Performance Lab.  Get rid of those old shoes that you can't run in anymore but would still get someone in need from here to there.

Holiday Hours:
Closed December 26th and 27th
Closed January 1st
Turns out the Apple Creekers are FUN - not only at work, but 'out and about' too!
A great night of axe throwing to let out some frustration in the fall and our winter bowling competition was a success.  Turns out the ladies can walk the talk as they schooled the boys in this not-so-friendly competition:)
 

Nejin is finally done his advanced manual training and has become a Fellow of the Canadian Academy Manupulitive PhysioTherapists (FCAMPT).  Congrats to him and it's a great benefit to his patients as his skills continue to grow.
Check out Jordan's Blog - shoveling to save your back.
It's that time of year again, and like clockwork we always see patients hobble in the door a few days after "throwing their back out" shoveling.  Be proactive - have a read of his advice.
SHOVELING
       
Check your benefit plan - your health care benefits might be reissued at the beginning of the year and if so, book now to utilize what you're are entitled to.  Massage - Physio - Chiropractic - Athletic Therapy & Osteopathy are assigned under the allied health care professionals that are covered under your employee benefit plan.  Double check and book your appointment today.  
It really is in your and your employer's best interest to maintain your health: reducing stress, time lost and increase productivity.
Lunch and Learns - booking for 2018 topics include:
Surviving the commute
Ergonomics at your desk
Stretch and Strengthen at your desk
Breathing to reduce stress and increase health


We will bring the lunch/snacks and information, you and your co-workers need to bring your bum and put it in aseat while we try to make you smarter, improve your health and increase your stamina.
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