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The question that helps patients put their pain in perspective - CCA

The question that helps patients put their pain in perspective

December 18, 2019

Dr. Karma Patel asks every new patient who comes to see him the same question: “If you didn’t have back/neck/shoulder pain, what would you be doing today?” Athletes mention grabbing more rebounds or jumping higher. Parents say they want to play with their kids without pain or hold their baby more comfortably. Framing chiropractic treatment

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - CCA

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

December 11, 2019

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a common condition that causes numbness, tingling, burning or pain in the hands and wrists. The disorder usually occurs in both hands, although sometimes only the dominant hand is affected. What causes Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? To understand this condition, we need to review some basic

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An updated vaccination position statement in the best interests of patients - CCA

An updated vaccination position statement in the best interests of patients

December 04, 2019

The Canadian Chiropractic Association has updated its long-standing vaccine and immunization position statement in consideration of the best interests of our patients and all Canadians. This update was developed in an effort to tackle growing vaccine hesitancy and the re-emergence of vaccine-preventable diseases — like measles — in Canada. As primary contact health providers, chiropractors

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5 things our research team is buzzing about - CCA

5 things our research team is buzzing about

November 18, 2019

Now that chiropractic researchers are working with multidisciplinary research teams and health clinics in all major universities across Canada, the CCRF is welcoming its next big challenge: to develop and fund Canadian-based research projects that support effective treatment for everyone who suffers with spine, muscle, and nervous system pain and disability. In October, the CCRF’s

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An interview with Dr. Shannon Dales, DC - CCA

An interview with Dr. Shannon Dales, DC

October 30, 2019

Toronto chiropractor, Dr. Shannon Dales, discusses her path to chiropractic and the importance of physical activity in daily life For over 25 years, Dr. Shannon Dales has been a practicing chiropractor in Toronto, Ontario. An alumna of the University of Toronto and Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Dr. Dales runs an interdisciplinary clinic that includes chiropractic,

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