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Preparation and Conditioning for Skiing and Hockey - CCA

Preparation and Conditioning for Skiing and Hockey

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Nov 24, 2015 Category: Back Care Tips, Blog

Winter can be a splendid and enjoyable time of year, especially if you love winter sports like downhill skiing and hockey. These Canadian favourites are enjoyed by many during the winter months, but do pose some risks to your muscles and joints if you are not adequately prepared. Commonly, muscles that work to internally rotate

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How to Stay Active At Home When the Days Get Shorter - CCA

How to Stay Active At Home When the Days Get Shorter

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Nov 11, 2015 Category: Back Care Tips, Blog

During this time of year, days are getting progressively shorter and we may start to feel a little more pressed for time. Most of us already struggle finding time to stay active, which can take a toll on our overall health and the health of our spines. Staying active and mobile is important to keeping

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Eating Right for Your MSK Health - CCA

Eating Right for Your MSK Health

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Nov 4, 2015 Category: Back Care Tips, Blog

Are you eating to maintain a healthy body? Currently, 1 in 4 people suffer from musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions, and these conditions increase with unhealthy lifestyle choices. In previous blog posts, we have discussed ways to not only prevent MSK conditions, but also lifestyle choices to improve your overall health, such as increased physical activity. One

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Fun Activities for the Fall Season - CCA

Fun Activities for the Fall Season

When it gets colder we tend to move our activities indoors, which in some cases can decrease our activity level. Rather than letting yourself get into a slump during the fall and winter seasons, embrace fun activities as the weather begins to cool down. As we have mentioned before, it’s very important to maintain an

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Fall Activities that Can Cause Back Pain - CCA

Fall Activities that Can Cause Back Pain

Just as the leaves change during the fall season, so do our activities and household chores. Whether you are hauling big pumpkins in and out of your car for Halloween carving or raking the leaves in your yard – it is important to be mindful of your back during the excitement and hard work you

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