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  • Writer's pictureStefan Cvijetan

Community Votes Oakville, Gardening & More!

Dear valued patients,

We hope you have the opportunity to enjoy the long weekend with your loved ones, soaking up the sunshine and creating lasting memories. Whether you're planning a backyard barbecue, a day by the water, or simply some well-deserved rest and relaxation, we hope you find joy and rejuvenation in whatever activities you choose.

We are thrilled and immensely grateful to inform you that Level Osteopathy has been nominated once again for the CommunityVotes Oakville 2024 awards, under the categories of Osteopaths and Holistic Wellness. This recognition would not have been possible without your kind nominations and unwavering support.

As a clinic dedicated to providing exceptional osteopathic care and holistic wellness services, we strive to go above and beyond to meet your needs and exceed your expectations. Your nominations highlight the trust and confidence you have placed in us, and we are truly humbled by your ongoing endorsement.

We kindly request you to take a moment to cast your vote for Level Osteopathy and other businesses that have made a positive impact on your life this year. Your vote will not only help us in this prestigious competition but also serve as a testament to the outstanding service provided by our dedicated team.

Once again, we extend our heartfelt gratitude to each and every one of you for your continuous support, trust, and nominations. Your appreciation fuels our passion for delivering the highest standard of care, and we remain committed to your well-being.

Thank you for being a part of our Level Osteopathy family, and we look forward to serving you for many years to come.

Also, as warmer weather continues to greet us, we begin to feel the aches of the cold past. As we gear up to tackle the garden, return to the courts or simply chase little ones at the park, Level Osteopathy will be adding some additional hours to keep everyone as healthy and active as possible.

Our schedule with available appointments is always available online with the link below.

Here are five unique tips to help improve your posture and alleviate back pain while gardening:

1. Create a raised garden bed: Consider building or using raised garden beds that are at a comfortable height for you. This will minimize the need for excessive bending or kneeling, allowing you to maintain a more upright posture while tending to your plants.

2. Utilize a gardening stool or cushion: Invest in a gardening stool or cushion that provides support and cushioning for your knees and back. This will allow you to comfortably sit or kneel while working in the garden, reducing strain on your back and improving posture.

3. Incorporate yoga or stretching breaks: Take short breaks during your gardening sessions to perform simple yoga poses or stretches that target the back and core muscles. This will help improve flexibility, strengthen your muscles, and maintain better posture throughout the activity.

4. Use a gardening belt or back support: Consider wearing a gardening belt or utilizing a back support brace to provide extra support and stability to your lower back. These aids can help maintain proper alignment and relieve pressure on your spine while performing various gardening tasks.

5. Implement proper lifting techniques: When lifting heavy objects such as bags of soil or pots, remember to bend your knees, engage your core muscles, and lift with your legs rather than your back. This technique will help distribute the weight evenly and reduce the strain on your back.

Remember, it's essential to listen to your body and take breaks when needed. These unique tips, combined with good body mechanics, will help you maintain a healthier posture and minimize back pain while enjoying your gardening activities.

Warm regards,

Stefan Cvijetan & Family

Level Osteopathy

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