November 2020 update: We are happy to report that since first publishing this article, Matthew is now a Doctor of Chiropractic, building his practice at a clinic in Carp and another in Ottawa. Congratulations to Dr. Arnott and the other new graduates from the Class of 2020! We hope you will join us in welcoming Dr.
The Canadian Chiropractic Association has updated its long-standing vaccine and immunization position statement in consideration of the best interests of our patients and all Canadians. This update was developed in an effort to tackle growing vaccine hesitancy and the re-emergence of vaccine-preventable diseases — like measles — in Canada. As primary contact health providers, chiropractors
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
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,
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
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
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.
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
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
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