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The safety of chiropractic treatments - CCA

The safety of chiropractic treatments

For someone who has never been to a chiropractor before, it’s completely normal to have questions and want to better understand what’s involved in a chiropractic treatment. As with anything, the fear of the unknown can present some challenges and anxieties. The Canadian Chiropractic Association is here to support clearer understanding of the chiropractic profession,

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The road to recovery: a patient story - CCA

The road to recovery: a patient story

When Kelly Weaver arrived at the emergency room in November 2016, she couldn’t see a way out of her pain. She was suffering from an acute sciatic episode, and her agony was severe. Because she was struggling to get up at home, her husband, Dev, had to stay home from work to take care of

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10 chiropractic research updates you need to know - CCA

10 chiropractic research updates you need to know

Author: Alisha Martins Date: Apr 17, 2019 Category: Blog, Research Tags: , ,

What impact is research having to advance healthcare, the chiropractic profession and patient care? For the last decade, the Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation was working to achieve one goal—to place chiropractic researchers in Canadian universities for the first time in history. With the help of generous donors, this goal was successfully achieved in 2017. Check out for yourself

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Chiropractic students inspire youth to unleash their potential - CCA

Chiropractic students inspire youth to unleash their potential

Author: Alisha Martins Date: Apr 10, 2019 Category: Blog

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to cycle from British Columbia to Newfoundland? That’s exactly what four students from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) will be doing this summer for the Unleash Your Potential bike tour. From the end of May until mid-August, students Sefrah Daviduck, Lauryn Friesen, Justin Reay and

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The link between back pain and cardiovascular disease - CCA

The link between back pain and cardiovascular disease

How does back pain relate to cardiovascular disease and diabetes? What role does physical activity play? We spoke with Dr. Jeffrey Hebert about his research with back pain and other musculoskeletal disorders, which he hopes will have an impact on clinical practice in the future. Q: Tell me about the research you’re doing right now.   A:

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