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Academic Milestone for Chiropractic Research Chair

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The University of Regina has awarded tenure to Dr. Paul Bruno, DC, PhD. Dr. Bruno is an Assistant Professor and holds the distinguished CCRF Research Chair in Neuromusculoskeletal Health at the University of Regina in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies. His recent awards include the $95,385 CCRF-Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF) Establishment Grant

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Congratulations to Dr. Jean-Alexandre Boucher!

Monday, March 23, 2015

Congratulations to Dr. Jean-Alexandre Boucher, DC, who has successfully defended his doctoral thesis last week at the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR), Québec in the Department of Psychology! He now joins the ranks of academia as Dr. Jean-Alexandre Boucher, DC, PhD. Dr. Jean-Alexandre Boucher obtained his chiropractic degree in June 2010 from UQTR and

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Dr. Bernadette A. Murphy receives UOIT Research Excellence Award

Thursday, March 19, 2015

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) has recently named Dr. Bernadette A. Murphy as the recipient of its prestigious UOIT Research Excellence Award. This distinguished award recognizes excellence in research achieved by a faculty member at UOIT whose research is acknowledged as outstanding by international standards and has brought recognition to the University.

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<p>Mark Erwin DC, PhD is a Chiropractor and Principal Investigator at Toronto Western Hospital Research Institute, and Assistant Professor, Dept. of Surgery, University of Toronto</p>

Mark Erwin DC, PhD is a Chiropractor and Principal Investigator at Toronto Western Hospital Research Institute, and Assistant Professor, Dept. of Surgery, University of Toronto

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Five Ways to Reduce Low Back Pain While Cycling

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Cycling competitively, to work or just for the enjoyment of it is an excellent way to keep in shape and enjoy the outdoors, but it’s no fun at all if your back hurts. Back pain or discomfort while riding a bicycle can result from various factors, such as poor riding posture, a poorly fit bicycle,

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Behind the Wheel: Posture Check!

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Last week, we discussed the stresses that driving can place on the musculoskeletal system. In fact, studies have been conducted, particularly with bus and truck drivers, that show a higher risk of developing MSK conditions associated with these occupations. Vehicle vibrations, bumpy roads and sitting in a constrained position with improper lumbar support may contribute

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Five Back Saving Tips for Drivers

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions are prevalent among habitual drivers. Whether you work in your vehicle or commute to work through rush-hour traffic, you may have experienced some level of back or neck pain. In fact, studies have shown a high incidence of work-related musculoskeletal injuries among people who drive for a living, and, according to the

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The Synergy of Movement and Posture

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

The body is a complex myriad of structures and systems that work synergistically to allow function and movement, and ultimately allows us to do the activities that we love. Everything in our bodies is interconnected – including the musculoskeletal (MSK) and related neurological systems that are comprised of bones, muscles, joints, nerves, and connective tissue.

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