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.
Dr. Diana De Carvalho is a CCRF Professor in Spine Biomechanics at Memorial University in Newfoundland. In 2017, Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation researcher Dr. De Carvalho had an ambitious year: she taught Human Factors in the Kinesiology department at Memorial University; chaired seminars in clinical epidemiology; took courses; mentored graduate students, medical students, and internal
With November approaching, we are constantly reminded about the coming festivities. Associated with these festive holidays are rapid changes in temperature and weather conditions. We need to be aware of those changes and adjust accordingly. The Canadian Centre of Occupational Health and Safety has looked at the risks associated with cold environments. They include non-freezing
By Dr. Geoff Outerbridge Spine-related disorders are the number one cause of disability globally and every year result in the loss of billions of dollars through healthcare costs, diminished individual incomes, and loss of productivity in the workforce. Populations in most areas of the world, especially rural populations, have no access to conventional healthcare resources
In Quebec, there is a little-known project that has been more than seven years in the making. It’s a chiropractic clinic integrated into Montreal’s largest service organization, Accueil Bonneau, which is dedicated to helping homeless and under-housed men in the city re-integrate into society. In 2011, the ACQ, along with some of their members, initiated
Participating in sports is a great way to stay active and in some sports, a level of physical contact is required. However, this physical contact can sometimes result in injury. Although we hope that you are able to play safely, concussions are a common traumatic brain injury that can occur in high-contact sports. This injury