2019 was an eventful year for the chiropractic profession in Canada. Here are some highlights:
- The Canadian Pain Task Force added a chiropractor to its External Advisory Panel
- Four students from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College cycled from coast to coast to promote physical activity, proper nutrition and stress management with Canada’s youth
- Gerald Olin, Chair of the Canadian Chiropractic Association, helped the Winnipeg Blue Bombers to victory in the 107th Grey Cup
- The Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation launched a new research committee to fund Canadian-led, evidence-based research projects
As decided by our readers, it’s worthwhile taking a look back on the most popular 2019 blog posts.
To support clearer understanding of the chiropractic profession, we developed this blog post on what chiropractic is, how it works, and what to expect after your appointment.
You can play a role in your own health by educating yourself on what to expect before your initial consultation with a chiropractor. How long will the first visit last? What types of questions will be asked? How can you maximize the benefits and what do you do after that first appointment?
Many people notice their muscles are stiffer and they experience more aches and pains during the winter months. What is behind this and what can you do to prevent stiffness and spine, muscle, and nervous system injuries?
Research has shown that muscle knots may affect up to 85 per cent of the population – are you one of them? Muscle knots impair mobility, cause pain, and reduce a person’s quality of life. With so many people affected, it’s no wonder this was one of the most popular posts of 2019.
Our most popular post in 2019 explored the role that chiropractors play in healthcare, answering key questions about chiropractic care and how it can benefit Canadians’ health.