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What is pain? 5 ways you can manage your pain

Spine, muscle and nervous system pain has many causes including physical trauma, poor posture, repetitive motion, overuse, and wear and tear. The pain may be so severe it keeps you from falling asleep, leaving you fatigued and unable to focus on simple tasks. Fortunately, there are many ways to reduce spine, muscle and nervous system

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What is pain? 4 different types of pain you should know about - CCA

What is pain? 4 different types of pain you should know about

Spine, muscle, and nervous system conditions are the most common cause of long-term pain and physical disability.1 Approximately 80% of adults will experience spine, muscle, and nervous system pain at some point in their lifetime. These types of pain are generally caused by repetitive strain, overuse, and physical activity-related injuries.2 Low back pain is the

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What is pain? Here are 3 things you need to know - CCA

What is pain? Here are 3 things you need to know

Everybody experiences pain, but what exactly is pain and how do we measure it? Developing a common scale to identify levels of pain is difficult considering that everyone has a slightly different physical response to pain stimuli. Scientists define pain as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage.”1 However,

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6 ways chiropractic care can help manage headaches - CCA

6 ways chiropractic care can help manage headaches

Being able to think clearly and calmly allows us to make decisions, process emotions, and carry on with our day-to-day lives. That clarity can be easily destroyed with a strong headache. Many people have occasional headaches, but frequent headaches that affect your ability to sleep or get on with your day can be disabling. Different

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5 ways to “Fit-in 15”: setting fitness goals - CCA

5 ways to “Fit-in 15”: setting fitness goals

Do you? Want a more energized lifestyle? Need help finding time to be active? Want to get started with little or no expense? If you answered yes to any of these questions then there’s a fair to good chance you would benefit from our Fit-in 15 online tool. Fifteen minutes a day can be the

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Fall Prevention Quiz: Learn Your Risk - CCA

Fall Prevention Quiz: Learn Your Risk

As we age the impact of a bad fall can become more serious. Recovery times become longer and some injuries, such as hip, wrist, and pelvic fractures can have a lasting impact on quality of life. Older Canadians have a higher risk of falling than most. Every year, one in three Canadians over age 65

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9 tips to watch your step: don’t let a fall get you down! - CCA

9 tips to watch your step: don’t let a fall get you down!

As we age, our risk of falling increases. Falling puts at risk for serious injuries, including broken bones and muscle damage. There are many choices that you can make that will reduce your risk of falling and protect your independence. Check-out these tips for simple things you can do to stay safely on your feet:

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4 tips to plant and rake without the ache - CCA

4 tips to plant and rake without the ache

It’s fall, and as the leaves turn colour, that usually means it’s time for raking lawns and turning the soil in our gardens to prepare for the colder months ahead. Gardening is a great outdoor activity that many enjoy in spring, summer, and fall. But, like any other place, the garden is also a place

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3 things to know about fear-avoidance (and how it’s tied to chronic pain) - CCA

3 things to know about fear-avoidance (and how it’s tied to chronic pain)

It’s just a simple thing…until it isn’t. Everyone experiences pain at some point in their lives, however, a small number of people continue to experience long-term pain. When somebody has experienced pain for more than three months, they are often diagnosed with “chronic pain,” which is as pain that persists long after the initial injury,

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