Chiropractic

World Spine Care – Bringing spinal care to the underserviced around the world

This article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff and Dr. Geoff Outerbridge Spine-related disorders are the number one cause of disability globally and every year result in the loss of billions of dollars through healthcare costs, diminished individual incomes, and loss of productivity in the workforce. Populations in most areas of

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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

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

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

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

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7 Camping Tips That Will Save Your Back This Summer

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team Summer weather is here! This means there are more opportunities to go outdoors and have fun. One activity that many of us look forward to in the summer months is camping. The fresh air, a well-lit campfire and a dip in

Low Back Pain

Canada’s Low Back Pain Epidemic

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team Involuntary spasms in your lower back? A dull throbbing ache? Shooting pain down your leg? You are most likely suffering from low back pain (LBP). If you’ve never had low back pain, chances are you will at some point in your

Driving Posture

Behind the Wheel: Posture Check!

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team Last week, we discussed the stresses that driving can place on the musculoskeletal system. In fact, studies have been conducted, particularly with bus and truck drivers, that show a higher risk of developing MSK conditions associated with these occupations. Vehicle vibrations,

Back Saving Tips for Drivers

Five Back Saving Tips for Drivers

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team Musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions are prevalent among habitual drivers. Whether you work in your vehicle or commute to work through rush-hour traffic, you may have experienced some level of back or neck pain. In fact, studies have shown a high incidence of