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Treatment methods used by chiropractors [Part 2] - CCA

Treatment methods used by chiropractors [Part 2]

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Aug 28, 2019 Category: Blog

After suffering from back pain for weeks, your co-worker has referred you to their chiropractor. You’ve heard of chiropractic care, but you don’t really know what’s involved after the initial assessment. Desperate for relief, you make the call and schedule an appointment after work. Fast forward to 5:30 p.m. You are now sitting in the

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Treatment methods used by chiropractors [Part 1] - CCA

Treatment methods used by chiropractors [Part 1]

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Jul 31, 2019 Category: Blog

It’s 10 a.m. on a weekday morning, and you’re sitting at work with a cup of coffee. You’ve turned on the computer and reviewed your to-do list. You twist to the left and reach ever so slightly to grab a pen when suddenly…you throw out your back. You know the feeling. Simple movements are not

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Cycling safety tips - CCA

Cycling safety tips

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Jul 17, 2019 Category: Blog

The sun is out and the days are long, which makes it the perfect time of year to take your bike out for a spin. In Canada, we’re fortunate to have stunning bike routes from coast-to-coast, like Ontario’s Waterfront Trail, Quebec’s Route Verte, and Nova Scotia’s Cabot Trail (to name a few). But before hitting

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Muscle knots (Everything you need to know + tips for relief) - CCA

Muscle knots (Everything you need to know + tips for relief)

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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Understanding chiropractic care through the lens of pain - CCA

Understanding chiropractic care through the lens of pain

When you see the word chiropractor, what images come to mind? Do you know what a chiropractor does? What types of conditions they treat? Do you know how they can help you as part of your healthcare team? If the answer is “No,” Dr. Luigi Nalli, DC, might be able to give you some answers. Dr.

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The balance between a career in research and motherhood - CCA

The balance between a career in research and motherhood

An interview with Dr. Diana De Carvalho and Dr. Carol Cancelliere on balancing a career and motherhood It’s no secret that working moms have a lot to juggle. In Canada, 73 per cent of women with children under the age of six are in the workforce1, which begs the question: how do you balance a

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The safety of chiropractic treatments - CCA

The safety of chiropractic treatments

For someone who has never been to a chiropractor before, it’s completely normal to have questions and want to better understand what’s involved in a chiropractic treatment. As with anything, the fear of the unknown can present some challenges and anxieties. The Canadian Chiropractic Association is here to support clearer understanding of the chiropractic profession,

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The road to recovery: a patient story - CCA

The road to recovery: a patient story

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Apr 24, 2019 Category: Blog, Research Tags:

When Kelly Weaver arrived at the emergency room in November 2016, she couldn’t see a way out of her pain. She was suffering from an acute sciatic episode, and her agony was severe. Because she was struggling to get up at home, her husband, Dev, had to stay home from work to take care of

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10 chiropractic research updates you need to know - CCA

10 chiropractic research updates you need to know

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Apr 17, 2019 Category: Blog, Research Tags:

What impact is research having to advance healthcare, the chiropractic profession and patient care? For the last decade, the Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation was working to achieve one goal—to place chiropractic researchers in Canadian universities for the first time in history. With the help of generous donors, this goal was successfully achieved in 2017. Check out for yourself

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