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Advancing Family & Community Health: Chiropractic Integration in Hospital-Based Healthcare Teams - CCA

Advancing Family & Community Health: Chiropractic Integration in Hospital-Based Healthcare Teams

This series of blogs examines innovative healthcare models that include chiropractic expertise in treating musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions as part of team-based care. Evidence shows that team-based care with integrated chiropractic services can help improve outcomes and patient satisfaction. Several innovative approaches to healthcare delivery have been developed and introduced in Canada, with many more on the

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Chiropractic Care for Work-Related Pain & Injury - CCA

Chiropractic Care for Work-Related Pain & Injury

Musculoskeletal (MSK) disorders are a leading cause of work-related injury and disability in Canadian workplaces causing reduced productivity, absences from work, and disability. In Ontario alone, over 40% of all lost time compensation claims to the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) from 1996-2006 were due to MSK disorders – an estimated cost of $19

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Chiropractic Care to Treat & Prevent Sports Injuries - CCA

Chiropractic Care to Treat & Prevent Sports Injuries

Often we hear of professional athletes suffering a traumatic, possibly career ending, injury. The public debate on whether or not they can resume play can go on for weeks. However, it isn’t only the professionals that sustain injuries while practising the sport they love. Weekend warriors, amateur athletes and those living active lives also run

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The importance of good posture for spine health - CCA

The importance of good posture for spine health

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Oct 15, 2014 Category: Blog

Do you remember being nagged as a child to sit up straight at school or the dinner table? Do you still find yourself slouching at your computer or bending your head forward for long periods while using electronic devices? Canada’s chiropractors want you to Straighten Up! Good posture helps to prevent backache and muscular pain,

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Good posture: why your mother was right - CCA

Good posture: why your mother was right

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Oct 8, 2014 Category: Blog

What is musculoskeletal health? The musculoskeletal system includes the bones, muscles, cartilage, tendons, ligaments, joints and connective tissues. It supports your weight, provides physical stability, enables you to move your body, and protects your vital organs. When everything is functioning well and working together, your body moves efficiently and without pain. That’s where chiropractors come

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Chiropractic Treatment for Aging Canadians - CCA

Chiropractic Treatment for Aging Canadians

Aging can be difficult as one navigates new or existing health needs, or those of loved ones. Chiropractic treatment can help aging Canadians maintain a pain-free and healthy life by providing relief from MSK conditions, including back pain. Such conditions are often associated with increasing age such as arthritis, osteoarthritis, degenerative disc disease and spinal

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How Chiropractic Care Can Help Manage Chronic Pain - CCA

How Chiropractic Care Can Help Manage Chronic Pain

There are two major non-cancer types of chronic pain – musculoskeletal (MSK) pain related to bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, and muscles and neuropathic pain often felt as a burning sensation or shooting pain caused by nerve or tissue damage. What is chronic pain? Pain is considered chronic if it lasts for three months or more.

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Chiropractic Treatment for Pregnancy Pain - CCA

Chiropractic Treatment for Pregnancy Pain

Why am I in pain? Low back, pelvis and hip pain during pregnancy is caused by a perfect storm of mechanical, hormonal and circulatory changes that put stress on your musculoskeletal (MSK) system. Luckily, Canadian chiropractors have the expertise to treat MSK conditions and are uniquely qualified to relieve pregnancy pain and discomfort without the use of medication – (usually a no-no during pregnancy) as well as provide holistic advice to maintain health before, during and after the baby is born.

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What is chiropractic expertise? How can they help me?

In its opening series of blogs, the Canadian Chiropractic Association aims to inform the public about the efficacy of evidence-based chiropractic treatment that can bring relief to a number of conditions and injuries that respond to musculoskeletal (MSK) expertise. The Association believes that every Canadian deserves a chiropractor as a member of his or her healthcare team.

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