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High- and low-impact activities for everyone - CCA

High- and low-impact activities for everyone

It is no secret that at the Canadian Chiropractic Association (CCA) we often promote the benefits of regular physical activity as a way to stay healthy and happy. In fact, the CCA thinks it’s so important that we’ve created a free app: Straighten Up Canada! The app is currently available for download via Apple Store,

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4 Tips to Quit Smoking in the New Year - CCA

4 Tips to Quit Smoking in the New Year

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Jan 23, 2019 Category: Blog, Healthy Aging

You may have heard the expression “New Year, new me”. The start of a New Year is an opportune time to reflect on our health and determine what steps we could take today to improve it for years to come. Quitting smoking remains one of the top resolutions people commit to every year. Yet, for

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2 types of arthritis: how they impact you and what you need to know - CCA

2 types of arthritis: how they impact you and what you need to know

Arthritis is one of the most common conditions affecting the joints worldwide.1 In Latin, arthro- means joint and –itis means inflammation, so together arthritis means inflammation of a joint. Two common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. While they might sound similar, they have very different causes and symptoms. OSTEOARTHRITIS What is it?

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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

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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Chiropractic care and senior health - CCA

Chiropractic care and senior health

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: May 31, 2018 Category: Healthy Aging

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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