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Archive for November, 2018

Taking a Second Look at Pain - CCA

Taking a Second Look at Pain

November 28, 2018

How chiropractic knowledge is influencing the face of non-cancer pain management Pain has been a rising topic, and it has been proclaimed by some as one of the most misunderstood symptoms by doctors, and even more so by patients and the general public. In the area of complex pain management, there are programs that serve

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Avoid Back Pain When Shovelling Snow! - CCA

Avoid Back Pain When Shovelling Snow!

November 22, 2018

As the seasons start to turn, we sometimes forget things from the year before. In winter, we may underestimate the preparation needed to tackle the snow and ice. We might forget our mittens, we might forget the proper footwear for damp and slushy streets, or we might forget our posture when it comes to maintaining

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3 Ways Chiropractic Care Can Help Manage Repetitive Strain - CCA

3 Ways Chiropractic Care Can Help Manage Repetitive Strain

November 14, 2018

In most cases, when we do strenuous activities and exercises, we take the proper precautions to make sure we don’t injure ourselves. Stretches, wearing the proper gear, and pacing ourselves are all good examples, but what can you do when you have a repetitive strain injury from your day-to-day routine? What is a repetitive strain

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RESEARCHER SPOTLIGHT: Dr. Diana De Carvalho - CCA

RESEARCHER SPOTLIGHT: Dr. Diana De Carvalho

November 07, 2018

Dr. Diana De Carvalho is a CCRF Professor in Spine Biomechanics at Memorial University in Newfoundland. In 2017, Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation researcher Dr. De Carvalho had an ambitious year: she taught Human Factors in the Kinesiology department at Memorial University; chaired seminars in clinical epidemiology; took courses; mentored graduate students, medical students, and internal

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Tips to prevent cold-weather injuries and stay healthy - CCA

Tips to prevent cold-weather injuries and stay healthy

November 01, 2018

With November approaching, we are constantly reminded about the coming festivities. Associated with these festive holidays are rapid changes in temperature and weather conditions. We need to be aware of those changes and adjust accordingly. The Canadian Centre of Occupational Health and Safety has looked at the risks associated with cold environments. They include non-freezing

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