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The ultimate guide to backpacks (what to look for and how to wear them properly) - CCA

The ultimate guide to backpacks (what to look for and how to wear them properly)

September 03, 2019

With back-to-school season in full swing, many parents are concerned about finding the right backpacks. In any given day, children and adolescents carry textbooks, binders, laptops and school lunches – and the weight can add up. A CNN investigation carried out in Atlanta, Georgia found that students were carrying up to 25 pounds of weight

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Treatment methods used by chiropractors [Part 2] - CCA

Treatment methods used by chiropractors [Part 2]

August 28, 2019

After suffering from back pain for weeks, your co-worker has referred you to their chiropractor. You’ve heard of chiropractic care, but you don’t really know what’s involved after the initial assessment. Desperate for relief, you make the call and schedule an appointment after work. Fast forward to 5:30 p.m. You are now sitting in the

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Treatment methods used by chiropractors [Part 1] - CCA

Treatment methods used by chiropractors [Part 1]

July 31, 2019

It’s 10 a.m. on a weekday morning, and you’re sitting at work with a cup of coffee. You’ve turned on the computer and reviewed your to-do list. You twist to the left and reach ever so slightly to grab a pen when suddenly…you throw out your back. You know the feeling. Simple movements are not

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Cycling safety tips - CCA

Cycling safety tips

July 17, 2019

The sun is out and the days are long, which makes it the perfect time of year to take your bike out for a spin. In Canada, we’re fortunate to have stunning bike routes from coast-to-coast, like Ontario’s Waterfront Trail, Quebec’s Route Verte, and Nova Scotia’s Cabot Trail (to name a few). But before hitting

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Muscle knots (Everything you need to know + tips for relief) - CCA

Muscle knots (Everything you need to know + tips for relief)

June 26, 2019

Chances are, you’ve experienced the tender, achy feeling of a muscle knot at some point in your life. Research has shown that muscle knots may affect up to 85 per cent of the population. Muscle knots impair mobility, cause pain, and can reduce a person’s quality of life.1 What are muscle knots? Muscle knots are

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