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Preparation and conditioning for skiing and hockey - CCA

Preparation and conditioning for skiing and hockey

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Nov 24, 2015 Category: Back Care Tips, Blog

Winter can be a splendid and enjoyable time of year, especially if you love winter sports like downhill skiing and hockey. These Canadian favourites are enjoyed by many during the winter months, but do pose some risks to your muscles and joints if you are not adequately prepared. Commonly, muscles that work to internally rotate

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Fall activities that can cause back pain - CCA

Fall activities that can cause back pain

Just as the leaves change during the fall season, so do our activities and household chores. Whether you are hauling big pumpkins in and out of your car for Halloween carving or raking the leaves in your yard – it is important to be mindful of your back during the excitement and hard work you

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How to enjoy summer activities without back pain - CCA

How to enjoy summer activities without back pain

The summer months are generally active for everyone. There are events and day trips, added work around the house and summer sports activities, for example, that require us to be more physically active than we would be in the winter months. That being said, the extra activities can put additional strain on our backs that

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Four back-saving tips for the office - CCA

Four back-saving tips for the office

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: May 26, 2015 Category: Back Care Tips, Blog

Given the number of hours in a work week spent sitting, including commuting time, it’s not surprising that many office workers suffer from at least one musculoskeletal (MSK) condition. Common workplace injuries include tendonitis/osis, carpal tunnel syndrome, back and neck pain, as well as neck/shoulder stiffness and circulatory problems. Pain and discomfort can be caused

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Six back-saving tips for new parents - CCA

Six back-saving tips for new parents

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: May 13, 2015 Category: Back Care Tips, Blog

Becoming a parent brings joy like no other, but it also brings a host of new challenges that test the most patient and nurturing among us. It’s no secret that childbirth and the general sleep deprivation that typically accompanies caring for a baby have a profound impact on the body. In fact, musculoskeletal (MSK) complaints

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