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Aerial silk, tumbling mats… Dr. Martin Lai has a few more tools of the trade beyond the table! - CCA

Aerial silk, tumbling mats… Dr. Martin Lai has a few more tools of the trade beyond the table!

Chiropractors are well-known for their training in a variety of techniques and tools like adjustments and joint manipulations, soft-tissue therapy and Graston instruments and kinesiology tape. But these aren’t the only tools that chiropractors might use. As you step into Dr. Martin Lai’s clinic, The Hip Joint, tucked away in the east end of Toronto

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Chiropractic tips to manage your arthritis - CCA

Chiropractic tips to manage your arthritis

Arthritis is one of the most common conditions affecting the joints worldwide.1 Here in Canada, arthritis is one of the most common chronic diseases impacting the lives of 1 in 5 Canadians (that’s about 6 million). [reference https://arthritis.ca/about-arthritis/what-is-arthritis/arthritis-facts-and-figures] In Latin, arthro- means joint and –itis means inflammation, so together arthritis means inflammation of a joint.

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How Chiropractic Care Promotes Healthy Aging - CCA

How Chiropractic Care Promotes Healthy Aging

Author: CCA Date: Sep 1, 2022 Category: Blog

In Canada, the average life expectancy is increasing and is reported as 80 for males and 84 for females1; however, are Canadians living full, active and healthy lives as they age? In reality, active living is crucial for healthy aging, maintenance of quality of life and independence. Preserving fitness and mobility can help prevent and manage

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4 Easy Stretches For Golfers - CCA

4 Easy Stretches For Golfers

Author: CCA Date: Aug 3, 2022 Category: At Play, Blog Tags: , , ,

Stretching can offer a variety of benefits for golfers. Golf stretches prevent shoulder, knee or back pain is essential to continue to enjoy the game. Try these chiropractor recommended stretches below: Stretch 1: Hip Flexor Lunge Stand with your feet shoulder width apart. Step one foot forward into a lunge position. Keep your body upright

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6 ways to manage tennis elbow and golfer’s elbow - CCA

6 ways to manage tennis elbow and golfer’s elbow

Many Canadians are deep into their favourite sports and recreational activities this summer. A common result of recreational sports is repetitive strain or injury due to overuse. Two of the most popular injuries that occur are tennis elbow and golfer’s elbow. Even if you don’t play tennis or golf, these injuries can easily happen to

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5 Key Stretches For Runners - CCA

5 Key Stretches For Runners

Author: CCA Date: Aug 2, 2022 Category: At Play, Blog Tags: ,

If you’re looking to take advantage of the great weather we’ve been having in Canada this summer, and you’re looking to stay active through running, you may benefit from our 5 key stretches for runners. Stretch 1: Upper Calf Stretch your arms in front of you and place both hands on a sturdy object. Stand

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P.R.I.C.E: 5 Simple Rules To Speed Up Recovery Of Strains And Sprains - CCA

P.R.I.C.E: 5 Simple Rules To Speed Up Recovery Of Strains And Sprains

Author: CCA Date: Aug 2, 2022 Category: At Play Tags: , , , ,

Remember P.R.I.C.E. – five simple rules to help speed up your recovery in the first 48-72 hours of a sprain (ligament) or strain (muscle) injury. P is for PROTECTION Protect the injured area from sustaining any more damage. R is for REST Allow the injury time to heal before returning to activities. I is for

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Keep Moving With These 9 Fitness Tips - CCA

Keep Moving With These 9 Fitness Tips

Author: CCA Date: Aug 1, 2022 Category: At Play Tags: ,

Being active can help you maintain a healthy weight, reduce blood pressure, build strong bones, relieve stress, and maintain flexibility and good posture. Recreational sport is a great way to enjoy the many benefits of physical activity whether you pick up a hockey stick, golf club, racquet, or paddle, get on a bike, or put

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The Complete Guide For Muscle Knots (Everything you need to know + tips for relief) - CCA

The Complete Guide For Muscle Knots (Everything you need to know + tips for relief)

Author: CCA Date: Jul 1, 2022 Category: Blog, Chiropractic Expertise

Chances are, you’ve experienced the tender, achy feeling of a muscle knot at some point in your life. Research has shown that muscle knots may affect up to 85 per cent of the population. Muscle knots impair mobility, cause pain, and can reduce a person’s quality of life.1 What are muscle knots? Muscle knots are

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