Wellness

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

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

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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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

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

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What causes muscle soreness after working out?

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team You may have heard the expression, “no pain, no gain” when it comes to embarking on a fitness journey, but have you ever wondered why certain forms of exercise result in pain in the form of muscle soreness? The technical term