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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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Helping manage inflammation - CCA

Helping manage inflammation

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Jan 22, 2020 Category: Blog

A 45-year-old runner walks into a chiropractic office with pain in her hip. She’s been diagnosed with bursitis and tendinitis and wants to manage her pain. She recently began running longer distances, and due to changes at work, she spends more time sitting. The two factors have exacerbated injuries to the tissues in her hip.

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The 5 chiropractic blog posts you need to read - CCA

The 5 chiropractic blog posts you need to read

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Jan 8, 2020 Category: Blog

2019 was an eventful year for the chiropractic profession in Canada. Here are some highlights: The Canadian Pain Task Force added a chiropractor to its External Advisory Panel Four students from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College cycled from coast to coast to promote physical activity, proper nutrition and stress management with Canada’s youth Gerald Olin,

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The question that helps patients put their pain in perspective - CCA

The question that helps patients put their pain in perspective

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Dec 18, 2019 Category: Blog Tags:

Dr. Karma Patel asks every new patient who comes to see him the same question: “If you didn’t have back/neck/shoulder pain, what would you be doing today?” Athletes mention grabbing more rebounds or jumping higher. Parents say they want to play with their kids without pain or hold their baby more comfortably. Framing chiropractic treatment

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - CCA

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Dec 11, 2019 Category: Blog

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a common condition that causes numbness, tingling, burning or pain in the hands and wrists. The disorder usually occurs in both hands, although sometimes only the dominant hand is affected. What causes Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? To understand this condition, we need to review some basic

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