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Chiropractic care for seniors - CCA

Chiropractic care for seniors

April 13, 2016

The musculoskeletal (MSK) system plays an important role in maintaining health and independence as we age. More so, to manage chronic conditions like diabetes and heart disease requires a healthy MSK system to stay active and mobile. Yet, we know that the prevalence of MSK conditions tend to increase with age. For example, 25% of

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Tips for new mothers: pre- and postnatal care - CCA

Tips for new mothers: pre- and postnatal care

March 23, 2016

Expecting a baby is very exciting, but it takes a lot of effort and attention to ensure both the mother and baby are healthy. In this blog post we will outline some helpful tips for pre- and postnatal care. The information shared may help enhance or maintain your health during your pregnancy and delivery, and

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Are high heels worth the cost to your MSK system? - CCA

Are high heels worth the cost to your MSK system?

March 09, 2016

You may love the look of high heels. However, those sleek heels could cause you physical problems which may not be worth the extra style. In fact, it has been reported that 88% of women are wearing the wrong size shoes – often compromising comfort for style or availability. Unfortunately, compromising health for fashion can

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What would better MSK health mean for Canadians? - CCA

What would better MSK health mean for Canadians?

March 02, 2016

There is no denying the tremendous burden of musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions on the lives of Canadians. A staggering 11 million Canadians suffer from at least one MSK condition every year1. Beyond the impact on the health and wellbeing of Canadians, MSK conditions are a major health issue that have a profound impact on Canada’s economic

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Patients as partners in healthcare - CCA

Patients as partners in healthcare

February 24, 2016

We rarely think of the role we want to play in our own healthcare until we find ourselves injured or in crisis – when in fact, we have a critical role to play as a partner in healthcare1. It can be particularly challenging when tasked with such a responsibility as you try to navigate the

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