All posts tagged: Education

Inflammation

Inflammation 101

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team What is inflammation? Inflammation is a natural process that your body activates to respond to foreign substances. This process is in place to protect our bodies from threats such as toxins, viruses, and bacteria. It’s the reason why you might experience

An Introduction to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff What is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a condition that can be characterized by extreme fatigue or tiredness that isn’t resolved with rest and is not explained by any other medical condition. What Causes Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? Currently, the

Will you recognize the symptoms of a heart attack?

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team Taking care of your heart is an important part of overall health, and everything from nutrition to your spine, muscle, and nervous system care can impact your cardiovascular system. Unfortunately, even healthy and active people can still have a risk for

Different types of pain you should know about

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team Spine, muscle, and nervous system conditions are the most common cause of long-term pain and physical disability.1 Approximately 80% of adults will experience spine, muscle, and nervous system pain at some point in their lifetime. These types of pain are generally

7 reasons to stay active!

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team It’s never a bad time to keep the simple things in mind! Over the past 20 years, exercise has become an important aspect of health care. It’s no surprise that it’s important to stay active. From the perspective of your spine,

9 Steps to Make Sure Your Child Is Using Their Backpack Correctly

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team As summer winds down it’s time to start thinking about back to school. That includes, lunches, books, and backpacks! It’s important to make sure backpacks fit properly from an early age. If backpacks are worn incorrectly over long periods of time,

4 Things Athletes Can Do to Prevent Injuries

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team With the summer winding down and Fall sports programs opening up, it’s time to consider getting the most out of your athletic preparation, injury prevention, and treatment. Whether you’re new to a sport or are a seasoned athlete, here are four

3 Ways to Manage “Text Neck”

This article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team Our phones always have our attention, often from the alarm we wake up to, until the moment we go to sleep and it sits charging on our bedside tables. Throughout our day, however, repeatedly using our phones without taking breaks can cause

7 Tips for Smart Hiking

The following article is from The Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team Hiking is a great way to get exercise outdoors; socialize with friends, family, or coworkers; and celebrate Canada’s parks this summer. In every case, it’s always a great idea to hike smart. Here are some quick tips to add to your

Running Outside – Getting Started

This article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website  //Author: CCA Staff Team Have you finally moved your running regimen from the treadmill to outside? Summer is a great time of year to enjoy the outdoors through exercise and activity. With just your running shoes you can get out and explore new areas in your