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3 things you need to know about TMJ pain - CCA

3 things you need to know about TMJ pain

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ), is formed by your skull and jawbone. It acts like a sliding hinge and is responsible for opening and closing your mouth, enabling you to talk, chew, and yawn.1,2 TMJ pain can be debilitating – just ask Dr. Sasha Hamid, a chiropractor in Ottawa, Ontario. When she was in middle school,

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Can my chiropractor use telehealth to help me during COVID-19? - CCA

Can my chiropractor use telehealth to help me during COVID-19?

Do you have acute back, neck or shoulder pain but have not been seeing your chiropractor in recent weeks? Telehealth chiropractic visits may be a way to decrease or manage your pain. What is telehealth? Telehealth is a convenient way for you to receive help from your chiropractor (through telephone or video calls) to help

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Investing in better chiropractic care – during a pandemic - CCA

Investing in better chiropractic care – during a pandemic

Richard McIlmoyle, BSc, DC, PgCPain Chair, Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation Research Committee For 45 years, the Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation (CCRF) has invested in generating knowledge that improves the care chiropractors provide to Canadians. We had ambitious plans to continue our investments in 2020. Then, our country and world were disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Canada’s Chiropractors, Patient Safety and COVID-19 - CCA

Canada’s Chiropractors, Patient Safety and COVID-19

As the national association representing Canada’s chiropractic profession, our primary responsibility is to protect the health and welfare of our patients. At times of uncertainty, we strive to provide the most accurate, evidence-based information and guidance available. COVID-19 has been declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization. Its rapid spread is challenging health

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Women in chiropractic – a growing force - CCA

Women in chiropractic – a growing force

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Mar 6, 2020 Category: Blog Tags:

This is a preview of the Spring 2020 issue of BACK Matters – a CCA member exclusive. More women are studying and practising chiropractic in Canada than ever. They have thriving practices, conduct crucial research and hold leadership roles. While discrimination and stereotypes are still obstacles, women chiropractors across Canada are overcoming them and finding

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What causes muscle soreness after working out? - CCA

What causes muscle soreness after working out?

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Feb 26, 2020 Category: Blog Tags:

Have you ever wondered why you feel muscle soreness after a workout? The answer may be delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS). It can reduce your range of motion and muscle strength and occurs 24-48 hours after you try new activities/exercises or increase your workout intensity. It’s a sign that your muscles are adapting to new

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A family chiropractic practice: brothers follow in their father’s footsteps - CCA

A family chiropractic practice: brothers follow in their father’s footsteps

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Feb 14, 2020 Category: Blog Tags:

For the Potters, chiropractic is a family affair. It all started in 1973 when Dr. Drew Potter founded the Cambridge Chiropractic Centre in Cambridge, Ontario. His sons, Jason and Cam, grew up hearing about chiropractic at home – but also at work with Drew. They would spend time at the clinic, watching their dad interact

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Chiropractic care helped car accident victim recover from injuries - CCA

Chiropractic care helped car accident victim recover from injuries

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Feb 12, 2020 Category: Blog

The story of Dr. Jabeen Jussa and Jessica Modiri Jessica Modiri was 25 when a truck rear-ended her and her husband at a stop light in 2011. She suffered severe neck and hip pain that impacted her life and livelihood. An early-childhood educator, Jessica’s job required her to lift infants and toddlers. She spent her

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Four new research projects working to answer tough questions - CCA

Four new research projects working to answer tough questions

In December 2019, the Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation (CCRF) awarded $380,000 to four Canadian teams to tackle some of the most pressing issues for people suffering with spine, muscle, and nervous system problems. 1. Who are Canadians going to see for their spine, muscle and nervous system problems? Dr. Pierre Côté, professor in the Faculty

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