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5 things our research team is buzzing about - CCA

5 things our research team is buzzing about

Now that chiropractic researchers are working with multidisciplinary research teams and health clinics in all major universities across Canada, the CCRF is welcoming its next big challenge: to develop and fund Canadian-based research projects that support effective treatment for everyone who suffers with spine, muscle, and nervous system pain and disability. In October, the CCRF’s

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An interview with Dr. Shannon Dales, DC - CCA

An interview with Dr. Shannon Dales, DC

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Oct 30, 2019 Category: Blog

Toronto chiropractor, Dr. Shannon Dales, discusses her path to chiropractic and the importance of physical activity in daily life For over 25 years, Dr. Shannon Dales has been a practicing chiropractor in Toronto, Ontario. An alumna of the University of Toronto and Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Dr. Dales runs an interdisciplinary clinic that includes chiropractic,

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Dr. Gerald Olin: Winnipeg’s team chiropractor - CCA

Dr. Gerald Olin: Winnipeg’s team chiropractor

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Oct 9, 2019 Category: Blog Tags:

It was the summer of 1990 when Gerald Olin started experiencing relentless migraine headaches. He was in his first year of university and working as the assistant general manager for the Winnipeg Fury soccer team. After struggling to find relief for his migraines, he was advised to see a chiropractor. Having never had a chiropractic

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How emerging technologies are supporting chiropractic education - CCA

How emerging technologies are supporting chiropractic education

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Sep 25, 2019 Category: Blog

If you’ve decided to visit a chiropractor, you’re likely suffering from back, neck, or shoulder pain – and you want relief. You want to know that your health is in good hands, and that the healthcare professional you’ve chosen is qualified, knowledgeable and confident. Think about someone you trust professionally. What makes them qualified to

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Sciatica (What you need to know + tips for relief) - CCA

Sciatica (What you need to know + tips for relief)

Have you ever had pain radiate from your low back, through your hips, and down one leg? If so, you may have experienced sciatica. What exactly is it, and what can you do to treat the pain? In this blog post, we will explore what you need to know plus offer some tips for relief.

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The ultimate guide to backpacks (what to look for and how to wear them properly) - CCA

The ultimate guide to backpacks (what to look for and how to wear them properly)

With back-to-school season in full swing, many parents are concerned about finding the right backpacks. In any given day, children and adolescents carry textbooks, binders, laptops and school lunches – and the weight can add up. A CNN investigation carried out in Atlanta, Georgia found that students were carrying up to 25 pounds of weight

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Treatment methods used by chiropractors [Part 2] - CCA

Treatment methods used by chiropractors [Part 2]

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Aug 28, 2019 Category: Blog

After suffering from back pain for weeks, your co-worker has referred you to their chiropractor. You’ve heard of chiropractic care, but you don’t really know what’s involved after the initial assessment. Desperate for relief, you make the call and schedule an appointment after work. Fast forward to 5:30 p.m. You are now sitting in the

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Treatment methods used by chiropractors [Part 1] - CCA

Treatment methods used by chiropractors [Part 1]

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Jul 31, 2019 Category: Blog

It’s 10 a.m. on a weekday morning, and you’re sitting at work with a cup of coffee. You’ve turned on the computer and reviewed your to-do list. You twist to the left and reach ever so slightly to grab a pen when suddenly…you throw out your back. You know the feeling. Simple movements are not

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Cycling safety tips - CCA

Cycling safety tips

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Jul 17, 2019 Category: Blog

The sun is out and the days are long, which makes it the perfect time of year to take your bike out for a spin. In Canada, we’re fortunate to have stunning bike routes from coast-to-coast, like Ontario’s Waterfront Trail, Quebec’s Route Verte, and Nova Scotia’s Cabot Trail (to name a few). But before hitting

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