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Announcing the 2020 CCA Award winners

Monday, May 25, 2020

This is a preview of the Spring 2020 issue of BACK Matters – a CCA member exclusive. Every two years, the CCA honours those whose exceptional talent and service have advanced the profession. Congratulations to the winners! Thank you to Dr. Judy Forrester, Chair of the CCA Awards committee and her committee volunteers. As well, a special thanks to all our CCA members who submitted nominations. In Memoriam: Dr. Ken Goldie, Saskatchewan Medal of Merit Dr. Goldie proudly served his profession, patients, and community during his 53 years as a chiropractor. He was committed to the profession by sitting on the board of directors of many organizations, including the Chiropractors' Association of Saskatchewan, the Canadian Chiropractic Association, the Chiropractic Historical Association, and the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. Giving back was also important to Dr. Goldie. He contacted local schools in Saskatchewan and persuaded them to collect socks for those in need as part of the Toasty Toes fundraiser. Each year, he collected the most socks of any chiropractor in the province. He mentored many young practitioners, encouraging them to get involved with their provincial and national associations. In semi-retirement, he participated in public events, collected and shared information about the history of chiropractic, and advocated for the…

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Can my chiropractor use telehealth to help me during COVID-19?

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Do you have acute back, neck or shoulder pain but have not been seeing your chiropractor in recent weeks? Telehealth chiropractic visits may be a way to decrease or manage your pain. What is telehealth? Telehealth is a convenient way for you to receive help from your chiropractor (through telephone or video calls) to help

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Investing in better chiropractic care – during a pandemic

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Richard McIlmoyle, BSc, DC, PgCPain Chair, Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation Research Committee For 45 years, the Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation (CCRF) has invested in generating knowledge that improves the care chiropractors provide to Canadians. We had ambitious plans to continue our investments in 2020. Then, our country and world were disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Canada’s Chiropractors, Patient Safety and COVID-19

Monday, March 16, 2020

As the national association representing Canada’s chiropractic profession, our primary responsibility is to protect the health and welfare of our patients. At times of uncertainty, we strive to provide the most accurate, evidence-based information and guidance available. COVID-19 has been declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization. Its rapid spread is challenging health

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