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Tips for Optimizing MSK Health in Your Later Years - CCA

Tips for Optimizing MSK Health in Your Later Years

March 25, 2015

As the baby boomer generation reaches the age of retirement, seniors now make up the fastest-growing age group in Canada. By 2030, it is expected that 23.6% of Canadians will be age 65 or older. To give some perspective, in 2013 a mere 15.3% of the Canadian population was 65 or above. How Aging Affects

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Five Tips for Reducing Chronic Inflammation - CCA

Five Tips for Reducing Chronic Inflammation

March 18, 2015

The human body is pretty amazing. It can convert food into energy and sunshine into vitamins. And, when everything is working as it should, the human body also has the ability to heal itself. When you get injured, a protective response is triggered that dilates blood vessels to improve blood flow to the injured area.

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Three More Reasons to Quit Smoking - CCA

Three More Reasons to Quit Smoking

March 11, 2015

Sitting May be the New Smoking, but Smoking is Still Smoking We’ve all heard by now that “sitting is the new smoking”. There is no question that excessive sitting and a sedentary lifestyle certainly have their share of health risks, which we will discuss later in this series. However, it’s important not to let a

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The Five Most Common Triggers for Back Pain - CCA

The Five Most Common Triggers for Back Pain

March 04, 2015

Back pain and other musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions affect a staggering number of people in Canada and around the world, so many that it can be considered an epidemic. In Canada alone, these statistics from a 2009 report published by the Work Foundation are attention getting: 1 in 8 Canadians report having chronic back problems 12% of Canadians

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