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The top 6 common myths about chiropractic treatment - CCA

The top 6 common myths about chiropractic treatment

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Feb 20, 2019 Category: Blog Tags:

Originally published: April 2018 Many Canadians continue to have questions about the role that chiropractors play in the healthcare team, and what benefit chiropractic care may have to their health. While you can always find a chiropractor in your community to discuss your specific needs, today we’re busting some commonly shared chiropractic myths: 1. Once you

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What to expect from your first chiropractic visit - CCA

What to expect from your first chiropractic visit

Originally published: April 2016 It is common to have questions and even trepidations before your first visit to any new healthcare provider. Luckily, chiropractors know that new patients may need extra time to discuss their questions or concerns. You can play a role in your own chiropractic care before your first visit. An effective way

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High- and low-impact activities for everyone - CCA

High- and low-impact activities for everyone

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Jan 30, 2019 Category: Blog Tags:

It is no secret that at the Canadian Chiropractic Association (CCA) we often promote the benefits of regular physical activity as a way to stay healthy and happy. In fact, the CCA thinks it’s so important that we’ve created a free app: Straighten Up Canada! The app is currently available for download via Apple Store,

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4 Tips to Quit Smoking in the New Year - CCA

4 Tips to Quit Smoking in the New Year

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Jan 23, 2019 Category: Blog, Healthy Aging

You may have heard the expression “New Year, new me”. The start of a New Year is an opportune time to reflect on our health and determine what steps we could take today to improve it for years to come. Quitting smoking remains one of the top resolutions people commit to every year. Yet, for

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How the cold weather can have an impact on your muscles and tendons - CCA

How the cold weather can have an impact on your muscles and tendons

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

You may find that as the weather gets colder, you may experience more aches and pains, and even feel like your muscles are stiffer. This is even more evident for workers who work outside in the winter, or individuals with certain ailments. The cold weather can increase the risk of suffering from musculoskeletal injuries and

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9 tips to stay active during the winter months - CCA

9 tips to stay active during the winter months

When it gets cold outside, we tend to spend more time indoors doing sedentary activities and it can be difficult to stay active. It’s helpful to plan ahead and set some time aside in your schedule a few days a week to make sure you’re getting the activity you need. To have health benefits from

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Get to know the Canadian Chiropractic Guideline Initiative (CCGI)! - CCA

Get to know the Canadian Chiropractic Guideline Initiative (CCGI)!

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Dec 19, 2018 Category: Blog

What is CCGI? The Canadian Chiropractic Guideline Initiative (CCGI) works to enhance the health of Canadians by fostering excellence in chiropractic care. Here are a few ways the initiative – made up of chiropractors and chiropractic researchers – work to meet this goal: Clinical Practice Guidelines: CCGI develops, adopts and disseminates guidelines for practitioners to

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Keeping a healthy spine during holiday travels - CCA

Keeping a healthy spine during holiday travels

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Dec 5, 2018 Category: Blog Tags:

With the holiday season nearly upon us, many people are gearing up for travels in the next few weeks to visit loved ones or to take a much needed vacation. While time with family and vacations are relaxing and a great way to regenerate energy and zest, the process of traveling itself can often take

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Taking a second look at pain - CCA

Taking a second look at pain

How chiropractic knowledge is influencing the face of non-cancer pain management Pain has been a rising topic, and it has been proclaimed by some as one of the most misunderstood symptoms by doctors, and even more so by patients and the general public. In the area of complex pain management, there are programs that serve

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