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Contributing to a healthy Canadian workforce: appropriate care for musculoskeletal conditions - CCA

Contributing to a healthy Canadian workforce: appropriate care for musculoskeletal conditions

  We’ve said it before, but it bears repeating: low back pain (LBP) is at epidemic levels in Canada. Over 80% of Canadians can expect to suffer an episode of LBP in their lifetime, and it is a leading cause of disability and prolonged work absences.1 Chronic and recurrent low back pain is also responsible

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Do you have your workers’ backs? An employer’s guide to chiropractic care - CCA

Do you have your workers’ backs? An employer’s guide to chiropractic care

Musculoskeletal (MSK) injuries and disorders can be devastating for Canadian workers and their families, taking a heavy toll on their health and well-being. Lost time and productivity at work, and even early retirement, carries financial implications that also extend to employers and their businesses. In fact, work-related MSK injuries and disorders cost Canadian employers billions

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How chiropractors can help workplace injuries - CCA

How chiropractors can help workplace injuries

It seems like every day a new article is published highlighting the risks to our health associated with sitting. This can be problematic considering that a large number of Canadians’ work involves countless hours sitting in front of a computer screen. Sitting for extended periods of time may increase pressure on the spinal discs that

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How chiropractic contributes to healthcare sustainability - CCA

How chiropractic contributes to healthcare sustainability

Most Canadians would probably agree that if there was one thing we, as a nation, truly value, it is our universal healthcare system. We take pride in living in a country that ensures all residents have reasonable access to primary care. But, is our healthcare really free? Unfortunately, it is not. In fact, health benefits

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The Challenge of Patient-Led Chiropractic Care - CCA

The Challenge of Patient-Led Chiropractic Care

In 2011, the Province of Manitoba and Mount Carmel Clinic established a chiropractic clinic to assess, diagnose and treat musculoskeletal (MSK) injuries and conditions among the residents of Point Douglas in Winnipeg’s North End. For a variety of reasons, including low socioeconomic status, many of the residents typically face barriers to accessing healthcare. In accordance

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