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4 Exercises to Avoid If You Have Back Pain (and what to do instead)

This article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association blog. Author: CCA Staff Team.   Sometimes, it’s just a simple thing…until it isn’t. You’ve been told exercise is good to prevent/treat back pain, but did you know that some exercises are not recommended if you have a history of back pain? This is because some exercises

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5 Things You Should Know About Concussions

This article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association. Author: CCA Staff Team Participating in sports is a great way to stay active and in some sports, a level of physical contact is required. However, this physical contact can sometimes result in injury. Although we hope that you are able to play safely, concussions are a

4 Science-Backed Reasons to Say Your Self-Talk Out Loud

 This article is from Shine Text. Author: Martha Tesema. By the time you read this, you’ve probably already had a chunk of your daily 50,000 thoughts. They’re constantly bubbling underneath the surface. Whether it’s a mental to-do list of the things you need to accomplish before heading out the door, or that pestering doubt that’s

How Chiropractic Care Can Help Manage Chronic Pain

How Chiropractic Care Can Help Manage Chronic Pain

This article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association Blog. Author: CCA Staff Team. There are two major non-cancer types of chronic pain – musculoskeletal (MSK) pain related to bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, and muscles and neuropathic pain often felt as a burning sensation or shooting pain caused by nerve or tissue damage. What is chronic

Beyond the Adjustment

This article is from Pathways To Family Wellness. Author: Joe Stoeckel. For those of us who have embraced the chiropractic / holistic world, it is no secret that we benefit physically and emotionally from chiropractic adjustments as skilled hands bring our spine into alignment.  Subluxations are minimized as the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems are

We’ve Got Back-to-School Backpack Tips for You!

This article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association blog. Author: CCA Staff Team. Back-to-School Backpack Tips: Encourage light packing: The best way to start is by enforcing good habits. Start by laying out all the items that you and your child think you might need to pack. Decide together what’s essential and what can be

Six Back-saving Tips for New Parents

This article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association blog. Author: CCA Staff Team.   Becoming a parent brings joy like no other, but it also brings a host of new challenges that test the most patient and nurturing among us. It’s no secret that childbirth and the general sleep deprivation that typically accompanies caring for

Post-secondary School Wellness Tips

This article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association blog. Author: CCA Staff Team.   With the school season just around the corner, it can be a stressful time for those entering college or university – especially if it involves moving away for the first time. It’s important to succeed in every aspect of your post-secondary

tethered oral tissues (TOTs)

What Parents Need to Know About Tongue Ties

This article is from the Pathways to Family Wellness magazine. Author: Kimberly Rush. What is a tongue tie, lip tie, or cheek tie? (AKA: tethered oral tissues (TOTs)) A frenulum is made of connective tissue and we all have them. Restricted frenulums in the mouth can cause problems with feeding. Having frenulums is normal and

Giving back: Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College Outreach Abroad Program

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team with guest post by Dr. Nardine Bekhit For the past 12 years, Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) has organized an Outreach Abroad program for 4th-year students (clinical interns). The program is guided by Dr. Patricia Tavares and Dr. Les Wiltshire who