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excerises with back pain

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

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

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

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Soft Drinks Reduce Pregnancy Odds

The following article is from Vitality magazine. Author: Michael Downey Researchers have found that the intake of one or more sugar-sweetened beverages per day, by either partner, is associated with a decreased chance of getting pregnant. (The amount of added sugar in the American diet has increased dramatically over the last 50 years, and much

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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

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

Can Chiropractic Help with Breastfeeding

Can Chiropractic Help with Breastfeeding?

The following article is from the Pathways to Family Wellness magazine. Author: Peter J. Braglia, D.C.   We all know it is important for babies to get good nutrition so that they can be healthy and strong. However, some mothers find it really difficult to breastfeed for various reasons. It is so important that mothers

Strengthening Your Core

3 Ways Strengthening Your Core Can Help Your Back

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team 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

Set the Mood For Your Week With the Law of Attraction

The following article is from the Shine website. Author Lyneisha Watson   I used to hate when a new week arrived. The pressure of new responsibilities piling up on top of last week’s clutter always made me anxious. I would walk into the week frustrated because I didn’t know how to stop the cycle of