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Chiropractic Expertise

Information about the efficacy of evidence-based chiropractic treatment for relief of a number of conditions and injuries

Tips for Fighting the Winter Blues - CCA

Tips for Fighting the Winter Blues

When the days are getting shorter and the air outside is a lot colder, it’s tempting to stay indoors and do things that bring us comfort, like read books and watch movies. However, oftentimes our favourite winter activities leave us sedentary. When we are not as active as we are in the summer, it affects

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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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Avoid Back Pain When Shovelling Snow! - CCA

Avoid Back Pain When Shovelling Snow!

As the seasons start to turn, we sometimes forget things from the year before. In winter, we may underestimate the preparation needed to tackle the snow and ice. We might forget our mittens, we might forget the proper footwear for damp and slushy streets, or we might forget our posture when it comes to maintaining

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3 Ways Chiropractic Care Can Help Manage Repetitive Strain - CCA

3 Ways Chiropractic Care Can Help Manage Repetitive Strain

In most cases, when we do strenuous activities and exercises, we take the proper precautions to make sure we don’t injure ourselves. Stretches, wearing the proper gear, and pacing ourselves are all good examples, but what can you do when you have a repetitive strain injury from your day-to-day routine? What is a repetitive strain

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RESEARCHER SPOTLIGHT: Dr. Diana De Carvalho - CCA

RESEARCHER SPOTLIGHT: Dr. Diana De Carvalho

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

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