Three weeks after Jeff MacKinnon got married, he suffered a mild heart attack. He fell, hit his head, dislocated his left shoulder and herniated a disc in his neck. Chores around the house like sweeping, mopping, and lifting became impossible. The chronic pain from this and other injuries brought him to the Hamilton Urban Core
Thirty-four-year-old Kyle Turk was training for a charity boxing match when he injured his back and fell to the floor in excruciating pain. He thought he might need an ambulance but was able to stand after a few minutes. Then he called his chiropractor, Dr. Sasha Hamid, and set up an emergency appointment on the
When Scott MacKenzie hobbled into a chiropractor’s office with a broken foot and slipped disc in 2015, he looked at the walls and thought, “I’m finally going to get relief.” He saw dozens of photos and testimonials for Dr. Greg Uchacz from professional athletes like himself — including NHL players Jonas Hiller and Alex Tanguay.
Mentorship key to supporting aspiring Black chiropractors Dr. Joel Kerr, known to his patients and colleagues as “Dr. J” (Photo description: a photo of Dr. J looking at the camera) Dr. Joel Kerr, Dr. J, has experienced the power of mentorship. His path to chiropractic began when he was introduced to his mentor at 17.
HEAL is hosting an appreciation event for health care and allied health care workers On behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health for the Government of Canada, HEAL invites you to attend an appreciation event for health care and allied health care workers. Please RSVP to Nada Nasri (email@example.com) and select your region
The CCA is proud to partner with organizations leading the charge to inform evidence-based care for Canadians. This year’s RCCSS winners are leading innovative research and knowledge to advance the profession and ensure chiropractic patients can live healthy, active lives. Read more about each project below. Dr. Melissa Belchos –An international Delphi study to identify
Building recognition to showcase value Who speaks for the chiropractic profession to the Canadian government, federal political parties and the private health insurance industry? The Canadian Chiropractic Association works year-round to make the profession’s voice heard by the Canadian government to bring about the changes chiropractors want for the health of their patients and all
When COVID-19 shut down Canada and the world in early 2020, chiropractic students set to graduate suddenly faced unique challenges, the largest being their inability to get licenses until December 2020 at the earliest. For Junmo Lee, a 2020 Canadian Memorial Chiropractic graduate, this has been a year of uncertainty. “We lost the last two
Dr. Ayla Azad has been a CCA member since 1999. In April 2020, she joined the association as its Director of Professional Practice. In this role, she brings her clinical, research and teaching experience to inform programs and strategies that will best support chiropractors across Canada. We asked her what she has learned about the
Matthew Arnott, a CMCC 2020 grad, is from Ottawa but aims to change lives in Uganda. He is the 2020 recipient of CMCC’s Jean A. Moss Fellowship Award, which invites graduating students to submit proposals for a global health and community development initiative. Matthew’s $5,000 winning proposal is to provide a west Ugandan village, Kyakabaruka
From nurse to chiropractor – to pandemic nurse Montreal chiropractor Dr. Viet Nguyen graduated from nursing school in 1997 but could never have imagined using those skills 23 years later during a global pandemic. Dr. Nguyen’s chiropractic journey started during a nursing placement in a pain clinic where he prepared medications and solutions to inject