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What to expect from your first chiropractic visit - CCA

What to expect from your first chiropractic visit

Originally published: April 2016 It is common to have questions and even trepidations before your first visit to any new healthcare provider. Luckily, chiropractors know that new patients may need extra time to discuss their questions or concerns. You can play a role in your own chiropractic care before your first visit. An effective way

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Avoid back pain when shovelling snow! - CCA

Avoid back pain when shovelling snow!

As the seasons start to turn, we sometimes forget things from the year before. In winter, we may underestimate the preparation needed to tackle the snow and ice. We might forget our mittens, we might forget the proper footwear for damp and slushy streets, or we might forget our posture when it comes to maintaining

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3 ways chiropractic care can help manage repetitive strain - CCA

3 ways chiropractic care can help manage repetitive strain

In most cases, when we do strenuous activities and exercises, we take the proper precautions to make sure we don’t injure ourselves. Stretches, wearing the proper gear, and pacing ourselves are all good examples, but what can you do when you have a repetitive strain injury from your day-to-day routine? What is a repetitive strain

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Tips to prevent cold-weather injuries and stay healthy - CCA

Tips to prevent cold-weather injuries and stay healthy

With November approaching, we are constantly reminded about the coming festivities. Associated with these festive holidays are rapid changes in temperature and weather conditions. We need to be aware of those changes and adjust accordingly. The Canadian Centre of Occupational Health and Safety has looked at the risks associated with cold environments. They include non-freezing

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2 types of arthritis: how they impact you and what you need to know - CCA

2 types of arthritis: how they impact you and what you need to know

Arthritis is one of the most common conditions affecting the joints worldwide.1 In Latin, arthro- means joint and –itis means inflammation, so together arthritis means inflammation of a joint. Two common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. While they might sound similar, they have very different causes and symptoms. OSTEOARTHRITIS What is it?

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