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Understanding chiropractic care through the lens of pain - CCA

Understanding chiropractic care through the lens of pain

When you see the word chiropractor, what images come to mind? Do you know what a chiropractor does? What types of conditions they treat? Do you know how they can help you as part of your healthcare team? If the answer is “No,” Dr. Luigi Nalli, DC, might be able to give you some answers. Dr.

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The balance between a career in research and motherhood - CCA

The balance between a career in research and motherhood

An interview with Dr. Diana De Carvalho and Dr. Carol Cancelliere on balancing a career and motherhood It’s no secret that working moms have a lot to juggle. In Canada, 73 per cent of women with children under the age of six are in the workforce1, which begs the question: how do you balance a

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The safety of chiropractic treatments - CCA

The safety of chiropractic treatments

For someone who has never been to a chiropractor before, it’s completely normal to have questions and want to better understand what’s involved in a chiropractic treatment. As with anything, the fear of the unknown can present some challenges and anxieties. The Canadian Chiropractic Association is here to support clearer understanding of the chiropractic profession,

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The road to recovery: a patient story - CCA

The road to recovery: a patient story

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Apr 24, 2019 Category: Blog, Research Tags:

When Kelly Weaver arrived at the emergency room in November 2016, she couldn’t see a way out of her pain. She was suffering from an acute sciatic episode, and her agony was severe. Because she was struggling to get up at home, her husband, Dev, had to stay home from work to take care of

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10 chiropractic research updates you need to know - CCA

10 chiropractic research updates you need to know

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Apr 17, 2019 Category: Blog, Research Tags:

What impact is research having to advance healthcare, the chiropractic profession and patient care? For the last decade, the Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation was working to achieve one goal—to place chiropractic researchers in Canadian universities for the first time in history. With the help of generous donors, this goal was successfully achieved in 2017. Check out for yourself

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Chiropractic students inspire youth to unleash their potential - CCA

Chiropractic students inspire youth to unleash their potential

Author: Alisha Martins Date: Apr 10, 2019 Category: Blog

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to cycle from British Columbia to Newfoundland? That’s exactly what four students from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) will be doing this summer for the Unleash Your Potential bike tour. From the end of May until mid-August, students Sefrah Daviduck, Lauryn Friesen, Justin Reay and

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The link between back pain and cardiovascular disease - CCA

The link between back pain and cardiovascular disease

How does back pain relate to cardiovascular disease and diabetes? What role does physical activity play? We spoke with Dr. Jeffrey Hebert about his research with back pain and other musculoskeletal disorders, which he hopes will have an impact on clinical practice in the future. Q: Tell me about the research you’re doing right now.   A:

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A beginner’s guide to outdoor running - CCA

A beginner’s guide to outdoor running

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Mar 27, 2019 Category: Blog

Chiropractor-approved tips You’ve made the decision to take your cardio routine from the treadmill to the sidewalk – congratulations! You’re on your way to reaping some amazing benefits. If you’re feeling wary about transitioning your routine to a new location, we’ve got you covered. With a good pair of running shoes and some healthy preparation,

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Recreational activities to minimize stress and prevent back pain - CCA

Recreational activities to minimize stress and prevent back pain

Originally published: September 2015 Going to the chiropractor can help relieve pain and prevent injuries, but being active is also a great way to help keep your spine healthy. Just going for a brisk 10 minute walk each day is enough to help improve your health and prevent conditions of the spine, joints and supporting

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