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Four new research projects working to answer tough questions - CCA

Four new research projects working to answer tough questions

In December 2019, the Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation (CCRF) awarded $380,000 to four Canadian teams to tackle some of the most pressing issues for people suffering with spine, muscle, and nervous system problems. 1. Who are Canadians going to see for their spine, muscle and nervous system problems? Dr. Pierre Côté, professor in the Faculty

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Helping manage inflammation - CCA

Helping manage inflammation

Author: Ashish Malik Date: Jan 22, 2020 Category: Blog

A 45-year-old runner walks into a chiropractic office with pain in her hip. She’s been diagnosed with bursitis and tendinitis and wants to manage her pain. She recently began running longer distances, and due to changes at work, she spends more time sitting. The two factors have exacerbated injuries to the tissues in her hip.

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The 5 chiropractic blog posts you need to read - CCA

The 5 chiropractic blog posts you need to read

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Jan 8, 2020 Category: Blog

2019 was an eventful year for the chiropractic profession in Canada. Here are some highlights: The Canadian Pain Task Force added a chiropractor to its External Advisory Panel Four students from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College cycled from coast to coast to promote physical activity, proper nutrition and stress management with Canada’s youth Gerald Olin,

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The question that helps patients put their pain in perspective - CCA

The question that helps patients put their pain in perspective

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Dec 18, 2019 Category: Blog Tags:

Dr. Karma Patel asks every new patient who comes to see him the same question: “If you didn’t have back/neck/shoulder pain, what would you be doing today?” Athletes mention grabbing more rebounds or jumping higher. Parents say they want to play with their kids without pain or hold their baby more comfortably. Framing chiropractic treatment

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - CCA

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Dec 11, 2019 Category: Blog

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a common condition that causes numbness, tingling, burning or pain in the hands and wrists. The disorder usually occurs in both hands, although sometimes only the dominant hand is affected. What causes Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? To understand this condition, we need to review some basic

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An updated vaccination position statement in the best interests of patients - CCA

An updated vaccination position statement in the best interests of patients

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Dec 4, 2019 Category: Blog

The Canadian Chiropractic Association has updated its long-standing vaccine and immunization position statement in consideration of the best interests of our patients and all Canadians. This update was developed in an effort to tackle growing vaccine hesitancy and the re-emergence of vaccine-preventable diseases — like measles — in Canada. As primary contact health providers, chiropractors

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5 things our research team is buzzing about - CCA

5 things our research team is buzzing about

Now that chiropractic researchers are working with multidisciplinary research teams and health clinics in all major universities across Canada, the CCRF is welcoming its next big challenge: to develop and fund Canadian-based research projects that support effective treatment for everyone who suffers with spine, muscle, and nervous system pain and disability. In October, the CCRF’s

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An interview with Dr. Shannon Dales, DC - CCA

An interview with Dr. Shannon Dales, DC

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Oct 30, 2019 Category: Blog

Toronto chiropractor, Dr. Shannon Dales, discusses her path to chiropractic and the importance of physical activity in daily life For over 25 years, Dr. Shannon Dales has been a practicing chiropractor in Toronto, Ontario. An alumna of the University of Toronto and Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Dr. Dales runs an interdisciplinary clinic that includes chiropractic,

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Dr. Gerald Olin: Winnipeg’s team chiropractor - CCA

Dr. Gerald Olin: Winnipeg’s team chiropractor

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Oct 9, 2019 Category: Blog Tags:

It was the summer of 1990 when Gerald Olin started experiencing relentless migraine headaches. He was in his first year of university and working as the assistant general manager for the Winnipeg Fury soccer team. After struggling to find relief for his migraines, he was advised to see a chiropractor. Having never had a chiropractic

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