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How Athletes Prevent Back Pain to Keep Them in the Game - CCA

How Athletes Prevent Back Pain to Keep Them in the Game

July 29, 2015

The musculoskeletal (MSK) system is made of an intricate network of muscles, bones, joints, tendons, and ligaments that help us perform the activities of daily life. It enables our physical movement as well as providing form, support and stability to our bodies.  Injuries to any of these structures, or a combination of these, can cause

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Returning to Sports after a Concussion - CCA

Returning to Sports after a Concussion

July 22, 2015

Concussions can be a common form of injury, affecting between 5 and 10 percent of all athletes1. At times, symptoms of a concussion can be overlooked by players, coaches and parents; however, the reality remains that a concussion is a traumatic brain injury and should be taken seriously to prevent long-term consequences. Athletes should seek

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Managing Athletic Injuries with Chiropractic within Team-Based Care - CCA

Managing Athletic Injuries with Chiropractic within Team-Based Care

July 15, 2015

As part of the medical services for the Pan Am and Parapan Am Games in Toronto this summer, there are nearly 140 volunteer chiropractors working alongside other healthcare professionals to help manage musculoskeletal (MSK) injuries among athletes. Chiropractic care as part of the medical services team can help manage MSK injuries and enhance performance to ensure

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Sports with Greater Risk of Back Injuries and How to Prevent Them - CCA

Sports with Greater Risk of Back Injuries and How to Prevent Them

July 08, 2015

The Pan Am and Parapan Am Games are taking place in Toronto July 10-26th and August 7-15th respectively. To celebrate, the Canadian Chiropractic Association will be featuring a special blog series throughout the month of July and early August that focuses on injury prevention related to Pan Am and Parapan Am sports. Many of the

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How to Enjoy Summer Activities Without Back Pain - CCA

How to Enjoy Summer Activities Without Back Pain

July 01, 2015

The summer months are generally active for everyone. There are events and day trips, added work around the house and summer sports activities, for example, that require us to be more physically active than we would be in the winter months. That being said, the extra activities can put additional strain on our backs that

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