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9 benefits of getting your exercise in the pool, lake, or ocean - CCA

9 benefits of getting your exercise in the pool, lake, or ocean

July 11, 2018

Summer is well underway and water activities are in full-swing. Whether it’s at a nearby lake, beach, or swimming pool, it’s time to talk about water exercises and why they’re good for you. Here are nine benefits of exercising (particularly swimming) in water: There’s low impact on your joints: Water gives you buoyancy—i.e., you float!

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Giving back: Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College Outreach Abroad Program - CCA

Giving back: Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College Outreach Abroad Program

June 27, 2018

Guest post by Dr. Nardine Bekhit For the past 12 years, Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) has organized an Outreach Abroad program for 4th-year students (clinical interns). The program is guided by Dr. Patricia Tavares and Dr. Les Wiltshire who select 12 students to travel with them to underserviced areas of the Dominican Republic and

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7 camping tips that will save your back this summer - CCA

7 camping tips that will save your back this summer

June 20, 2018

Summer weather is here! This means there are more opportunities to go outdoors and have fun. One activity that many of us look forward to in the summer months is camping. The fresh air, a well-lit campfire and a dip in the lake are difficult to resist. But preparing for camping is just as important

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Five stretches for runners - CCA

Five stretches for runners

June 13, 2018

Take advantage of the warmer weather by taking your workout outside and going for a run. Running is a great way to get fit and have fun. Among many other benefits, running improves: The health of your heart and lungs Your energy and stress levels The tone and strength of your leg and hip muscles

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Chiropractic care and senior health - CCA

Chiropractic care and senior health

May 31, 2018

The end of May marks National Senior Health & Fitness Day; a day to ensure that the seniors in your life are getting the care they need. Today on our blog, we are partnering with The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance to discuss healthy aging. A common misconception is that getting older is synonymous with pain, being

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