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Sitting and Sleeping Fueling Canada’s Pain Crisis:

October 16, 2017

90 percent suffer from daily pain Despite better options for pain management, more than five million turning to opioids and painkillers TORONTO, October 16, 2017 – Canadians are suffering from daily muscle and joint pain, many turning to potentially harmful painkillers as a first step to treating their discomfort. Though various non-pharmacological options are proven

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The Canadian Chiropractic Association commends the newly released recommendations for opioid therapy and chronic non-cancer pain

May 09, 2017

TORONTO, May 9, 2017 /CNW/ – Canada’s new opioid prescribing guideline that was released yesterday is an important step forward in addressing Canada’s opioid crisis. The opioid crisis is not only a challenge of Canadians struggling with addiction, it is also a pain management crisis. Opioids rapidly emerged as a first-line treatment for non-cancer pain.

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Chiropractic care is regulated and assures public safety

March 22, 2017

Toronto, March 22, 2017 — Chiropractors are licensed and regulated by provincially-based colleges that act in the interest of the public. The care delivered by chiropractors is supported by strong evidence. Recent media reports have drawn attention to advertising claims that are contrary to evidence-based practice and inconsistent with regulated advertising. These claims have been

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The Canadian Chiropractic Association applauds Health Canada’s action to address the opioid crisis.

January 30, 2017

Access to alternative care like chiropractic services the next hurdle to overcome. TORONTO, ON – January 30, 2017 – The Canadian Chiropractic Association supports the new recommendations on the use of opioids that were issued by The Michael G. DeGroote National Pain Centre at McMaster University today. These recommendations were developed on behalf of Health

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Canada’s Chiropractors Release Response to Opioid Crisis

November 28, 2016

Toronto, ON (November 16, 2016) – Opioids have quickly emerged as one of the primary means for treating chronic pain. Currently, Canada is the second-highest consumer of prescription opioids in the world, with available evidence pointing to back pain and other musculoskeletal conditions as one of the key drivers. Deaths associated with prescription opioids may now

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