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Volunteer clinic offers free chiropractic care to inner-city community - CCA

Volunteer clinic offers free chiropractic care to inner-city community

Three weeks after Jeff MacKinnon got married, he suffered a mild heart attack. He fell, hit his head, dislocated his left shoulder and herniated a disc in his neck. Chores around the house like sweeping, mopping, and lifting became impossible. The chronic pain from this and other injuries brought him to the Hamilton Urban Core

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Getting back in the ring: Chiropractic care leads to charitable win

Author: Pierre Hamilton Date: Aug 5, 2020 Category: Blog

Thirty-four-year-old Kyle Turk was training for a charity boxing match when he injured his back and fell to the floor in excruciating pain. He thought he might need an ambulance but was able to stand after a few minutes. Then he called his chiropractor, Dr. Sasha Hamid, and set up an emergency appointment on the

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Keeping professional athletes at the top of their game - CCA

Keeping professional athletes at the top of their game

Author: Pierre Hamilton Date: Jul 15, 2020 Category: Blog

When Scott MacKenzie hobbled into a chiropractor’s office with a broken foot and slipped disc in 2015, he looked at the walls and thought, “I’m finally going to get relief.” He saw dozens of photos and testimonials for Dr. Greg Uchacz from professional athletes like himself — including NHL players Jonas Hiller and Alex Tanguay.

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CCA congratulates RCCSS 2020 award winners - CCA

CCA congratulates RCCSS 2020 award winners

Author: Nicole Taylor Date: Nov 16, 2020 Category: Blog

The CCA is proud to partner with organizations leading the charge to inform evidence-based care for Canadians. This year’s RCCSS winners are leading innovative research and knowledge to advance the profession and ensure chiropractic patients can live healthy, active lives. Read more about each project below. Dr. Melissa Belchos –An international Delphi study to identify

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Ensuring the Canadian government hears the voice of chiropractors - CCA

Ensuring the Canadian government hears the voice of chiropractors

Author: Arden Bagni Date: Nov 16, 2020 Category: Blog

Pictured above: Dr. Jaipaul Jarmar (left) and Dr. Alex Louder (right) with Taleeb Noormohamed, 2019 Liberal MP candidate for Vancouver-Granville Building recognition to showcase value Who speaks for the chiropractic profession to the Canadian government, federal political parties and the private health insurance industry? The Canadian Chiropractic Association works year-round to make the profession’s voice

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Canadian Chiropractic Association helping class of 2020 graduates - CCA

Canadian Chiropractic Association helping class of 2020 graduates

Author: Arden Bagni Date: Sep 29, 2020 Category: Blog

When COVID-19 shut down Canada and the world in early 2020, chiropractic students set to graduate suddenly faced unique challenges, the largest being their inability to get licenses until December 2020 at the earliest. For Junmo Lee, a 2020 Canadian Memorial Chiropractic graduate, this has been a year of uncertainty. “We lost the last two

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An inside look at the CCA with Dr. Ayla Azad - CCA

An inside look at the CCA with Dr. Ayla Azad

Author: Arden Bagni Date: Sep 1, 2020 Category: Blog

Dr. Ayla Azad has been a CCA member since 1999. In April 2020, she joined the association as its Director of Professional Practice. In this role, she brings her clinical, research and teaching experience to inform programs and strategies that will best support chiropractors across Canada. We asked her what she has learned about the

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From nurse to chiropractor – to pandemic nurse - CCA

From nurse to chiropractor – to pandemic nurse

Author: Arden Bagni Date: Jul 24, 2020 Category: Blog

From nurse to chiropractor – to pandemic nurse Montreal chiropractor Dr. Viet Nguyen graduated from nursing school in 1997 but could never have imagined using those skills 23 years later during a global pandemic. Dr. Nguyen’s chiropractic journey started during a nursing placement in a pain clinic where he prepared medications and solutions to inject

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Member spotlight: Dr. Cassandra Laleye - CCA

Member spotlight: Dr. Cassandra Laleye

Author: Pierre Hamilton Date: Jul 15, 2020 Category: Blog

On Tuesday, June 2, companies, organizations and people around the world shared images of black screens on social media with #BlackoutTuesday to reflect on racism and police brutality. The CCA posted on Instagram. But we didn’t expect what happened next: One of our members, a Black chiropractor, urged us to do more. Dr. Cassandra Laleye

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