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4 ways your feet may be hurting your back - CCA

4 ways your feet may be hurting your back

September 14, 2016

Our body is a complex and fascinating structure of connected and largely interdependent parts. In a past blog, we discussed how your feet can contribute to back pain and other musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions. The altered gait and biomechanics can create additional stress on joints, muscles, bones, and the nervous system, putting you at risk of

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Understanding Osteoarthritis: Learn more about the risks - CCA

Understanding Osteoarthritis: Learn more about the risks

September 07, 2016

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis. In fact, it is a growing epidemic in Canada which is only expected to rise as the population ages. Osteoarthritis is described as the “degeneration of joint cartilage and underlying bone” often resulting in pain and stiffness. Even though osteoarthritis can affect any joint in the body,

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5 tips to improve the quality of your child’s sleep - CCA

5 tips to improve the quality of your child’s sleep

August 03, 2016

We often take great care to ensure our children build good personal hygiene habits such as brushing their teeth and bathing. But do we pay as much attention to our children’s sleep hygiene? As adults, we easily recognize the benefits of a good night’s sleep for ourselves, and certainly we want the same for our

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8 ways to get children up and moving - CCA

8 ways to get children up and moving

July 27, 2016

Children have another month before they’re back to school and summertime is a great season to get kids outdoors and active. It can sometimes be a struggle to get children away from technology to spend more time outdoors practicing activities and sports, however it is so important to keep them physically active and set themselves

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Hydration tips for hiking and outdoor activities - CCA

Hydration tips for hiking and outdoor activities

June 29, 2016

Canada has no shortage of beautiful hiking trails. Hiking is a type of activity that has a number of benefits to your physical and mental health, and is a great way to enjoy the outdoors. That being said, whether you are a beginner or an experienced hiker, you should make sure you are prepared for

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