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5 ways to “Fit-in 15”: setting fitness goals - CCA

5 ways to “Fit-in 15”: setting fitness goals

Do you? Want a more energized lifestyle? Need help finding time to be active? Want to get started with little or no expense? If you answered yes to any of these questions then there’s a fair to good chance you would benefit from our Fit-in 15 online tool. Fifteen minutes a day can be the

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Fall Prevention Quiz: Learn Your Risk - CCA

Fall Prevention Quiz: Learn Your Risk

As we age the impact of a bad fall can become more serious. Recovery times become longer and some injuries, such as hip, wrist, and pelvic fractures can have a lasting impact on quality of life. Older Canadians have a higher risk of falling than most. Every year, one in three Canadians over age 65

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9 tips to watch your step: don’t let a fall get you down! - CCA

9 tips to watch your step: don’t let a fall get you down!

As we age, our risk of falling increases. Falling puts at risk for serious injuries, including broken bones and muscle damage. There are many choices that you can make that will reduce your risk of falling and protect your independence. Check-out these tips for simple things you can do to stay safely on your feet:

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4 tips to plant and rake without the ache - CCA

4 tips to plant and rake without the ache

It’s fall, and as the leaves turn colour, that usually means it’s time for raking lawns and turning the soil in our gardens to prepare for the colder months ahead. Gardening is a great outdoor activity that many enjoy in spring, summer, and fall. But, like any other place, the garden is also a place

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3 things to know about fear-avoidance (and how it’s tied to chronic pain) - CCA

3 things to know about fear-avoidance (and how it’s tied to chronic pain)

It’s just a simple thing…until it isn’t. Everyone experiences pain at some point in their lives, however, a small number of people continue to experience long-term pain. When somebody has experienced pain for more than three months, they are often diagnosed with “chronic pain,” which is as pain that persists long after the initial injury,

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Neck pain: 3 ways chiropractic care can help! - CCA

Neck pain: 3 ways chiropractic care can help!

As students get back into their studying routine this back to school season, they may find that the increased time spent reading and doing computer work, in addition to higher levels of stress, may cause neck pain. Neck pain is a common problem with many possible causes. Poor posture, hunching over a computer, arthritis, whiplash,

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Back Pain: 3 ways chiropractors can help! - CCA

Back Pain: 3 ways chiropractors can help!

With the fall season upon us, it’s back to school—and back to work—for a majority of Canadians. With many students and workers sitting for much of the day, back pain might start setting in. Back pain is a problem that affects millions of Canadians. When your back hurts, many other things suffer too. Simple everyday

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4 techniques to help you manage stress - CCA

4 techniques to help you manage stress

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Aug 30, 2017 Category: Blog Tags:

Stress is the body’s natural response to external demands.1 It’s hard not to get overwhelmed between work, school, family, and other commitments. According to the World Health Organization, stress — particularly work-related stress — is the second-most common health problem.2 Chronic stress can lead to high blood pressure, increased cholesterol, diabetes, headaches, musculoskeletal pain, and clinical

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5 tips for safe luggage use - CCA

5 tips for safe luggage use

With summer winding down, it’s a good time to be mindful of how we pack our backpacks as well as our luggage. As people start returning home from vacation, thinking about how we travel with luggage is important. We not only want to travel safe, we want to keep our backs in check too! Carrying

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