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What is Pain? 5 Ways You Can Manage Your Pain

Spine, muscle and nervous system pain has many causes including physical trauma, poor posture, repetitive motion, overuse, and wear and tear. The pain may be so severe it keeps you from falling asleep, leaving you fatigued and unable to focus on simple tasks. Fortunately, there are many ways to reduce spine, muscle and nervous system

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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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What is Pain? Here are 3 things you need to know - CCA

What is Pain? Here are 3 things you need to know

Everybody experiences pain, but what exactly is pain and how do we measure it? Developing a common scale to identify levels of pain is difficult considering that everyone has a slightly different physical response to pain stimuli. Scientists define pain as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage.”1 However,

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4 Tips to Plant and Rake without the Ache - CCA

4 Tips to Plant and Rake without the Ache

It’s Fall, and as the leaves turn colour, that usually means it’s time for raking lawns and turning the soil in our gardens to prepare for the colder months ahead. Gardening is a great outdoor activity that many enjoy in Spring, summer, and Fall. But, like any other place, the garden is also a place

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3 Ways Strengthening Your Core Can Help Your Back - CCA

3 Ways Strengthening Your Core Can Help Your Back

It’s just a simple thing…until it isn’t. Strengthening your core plays a much more important role than just getting that six-pack. Approximately 85% of Canadians can expect to experience low back pain at some point in their life.1 A large part of this is due to weak core muscles.2 Did you know that the “core” is

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