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What is Pain? 4 different types of pain you should know about - CCA

What is Pain? 4 different types of pain you should know about

Spine, muscle, and nervous system conditions are the most common cause of long-term pain and physical disability.1 Approximately 80% of adults will experience spine, muscle, and nervous system pain at some point in their lifetime. These types of pain are generally caused by repetitive strain, overuse, and physical activity-related injuries.2 Low back pain is the

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Fall Prevention Quiz: Learn Your Risk - CCA

Fall Prevention Quiz: Learn Your Risk

As we age the impact of a bad fall can become more serious. Recovery times become longer and some injuries, such as hip, wrist, and pelvic fractures can have a lasting impact on quality of life. Older Canadians have a higher risk of falling than most. Every year, one in three Canadians over age 65

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9 Tips to Watch Your Step: Don’t let a fall get you down! - CCA

9 Tips to Watch Your Step: Don’t let a fall get you down!

As we age, our risk of falling increases. Falling puts at risk for serious injuries, including broken bones and muscle damage. There are many choices that you can make that will reduce your risk of falling and protect your independence. Check-out these tips for simple things you can do to stay safely on your feet:

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4 Techniques to Help You Manage Stress - CCA

4 Techniques to Help You Manage Stress

Stress is the body’s natural response to external demands, both the good and the bad.1 It’s hard not to get overwhelmed between work, school, family, and other commitments. According to the World Health Organization, stress, particularly work-related stress, is the second-most common health problem.2 Chronic stress can lead to high blood pressure, increased cholesterol, diabetes,

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Exercises to Keep Your Arches Happy and Get You up and Running - CCA

Exercises to Keep Your Arches Happy and Get You up and Running

Summer is a great time to lace up your sneakers and get running or walking for your overall health and well-being. Did you know there are exercises you can do to strengthen your feet? There’s no question that our feet do a lot of heavy lifting. They bear the load of our entire bodies and

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