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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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Tips for fighting the winter blues - CCA

Tips for fighting the winter blues

When the days are getting shorter and the air outside is a lot colder, it’s tempting to stay indoors and do things that bring us comfort, like read books and watch movies. However, oftentimes our favourite winter activities leave us sedentary. When we are not as active as we are in the summer, it affects

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#LoveYourSpine: Chiropractic Care and You - CCA

#LoveYourSpine: Chiropractic Care and You

Did you know that 1 in 5 Canadians experience moderate to severe chronic pain? Or that low back pain, headaches, knee pain, shoulder pain, and neck pain are a leading cause? If you are a Canadian experiencing pain, or you want to take preventative measures, we have the tool for you! World Spine Day World

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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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