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Tidying up without the strain - CCA

Tidying up without the strain

If you are reading this blog post, you may have pain in your spine, muscles, tendons, or joints. Now think about your daily activities over the past few months: have you been sitting for longer periods of time? Or maybe perhaps you have been doing more household tasks that require bending and lifting. 11 million

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Four exercises to avoid if you have back pain – and what to do instead - CCA

Four exercises to avoid if you have back pain – and what to do instead

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Jun 17, 2020 Category: Blog Tags:

Physical activity is a great way to prevent and treat back pain – but did you know that some exercises can do more harm than good? To avoid putting too much strain on the joints, ligaments, and muscles in your back, here is a list of exercises to avoid, as well as some alternatives. Talk

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Helping improve chronic pain management for Canadians - CCA

Helping improve chronic pain management for Canadians

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Jun 10, 2020 Category: Blog Tags:

An estimated six million Canadians suffer from chronic pain, which is why the Canadian government established the Canadian Pain Task Force (CPTF) in 2019 with a three-year mandate to assess how chronic pain is addressed, conduct national consultations, and disseminate information related to best practices for chronic pain management and prevention. A key CPTF focus

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Announcing the 2020 CCA Award winners - CCA

Announcing the 2020 CCA Award winners

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: May 25, 2020 Category: Blog

This is a preview of the Spring 2020 issue of BACK Matters – a CCA member exclusive. Every two years, the CCA honours those whose exceptional talent and service have advanced the profession. Congratulations to the winners! Thank you to Dr. Judy Forrester, Chair of the CCA Awards committee and her committee volunteers. As well, a special

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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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