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

7 ways cigarette smoking is impacting your bones and muscles - CCA

7 ways cigarette smoking is impacting your bones and muscles

You’ve heard how smoking can negatively impact your lungs, but did you know it can also harm your bones and muscles? A 2013 study1 outlined some of the primary risks and outcomes linking cigarette smoking with spine, muscle, and nervous system disorders. Smoking affects the bones, making them weaker, while muscles take longer to recover,

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9 tips to “sneak it in” this week - CCA

9 tips to “sneak it in” this week

The week of April 4–8 is ParticipACTION’s Sneak It In Week. It’s a reminder to Canadians to find small opportunities to sneak-in a little more activity throughout the day. It’s become increasingly common in Canadian workplaces to spend more time sitting in front of a computer, including eating lunches at our desks. The average Canadian

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How a lack of sunshine in the winter can impact your bone health - CCA

How a lack of sunshine in the winter can impact your bone health

Vitamin D, often known as the sunshine vitamin, plays an important role in your bone health.1 It is mostly made by the body through exposure to sunlight. This is unique to vitamin D since most vitamins come from the foods you eat.1 Having too much or too little vitamin D in your body can affect

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How sitting is the new smoking - CCA

How sitting is the new smoking

There’s no sugar-coating it: North Americans sit a lot. Two-thirds of the North American workforce sits for all or part of their workday.1 When you don’t adjust your posture frequently enough, you’re more likely to experience discomfort while sitting—and you’re inviting a whole host of other musculoskeletal problems along with it.1 Today, on average, sitting

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8 ways to put your best foot forward this month - CCA

8 ways to put your best foot forward this month

The holiday season is fast approaching. People tend to fall out of their typical routines and their time turns more towards vacation days and time off from work. Whether you are travelling or staying at home for the season, you can still remain active, healthy, and safe. Things can get hectic this time of year,

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