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Chiropractic students inspire youth to unleash their potential - CCA

Chiropractic students inspire youth to unleash their potential

Author: Alisha Martins Date: Apr 10, 2019 Category: Blog

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to cycle from British Columbia to Newfoundland? That’s exactly what four students from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) will be doing this summer for the Unleash Your Potential bike tour. From the end of May until mid-August, students Sefrah Daviduck, Lauryn Friesen, Justin Reay and

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The link between back pain and cardiovascular disease - CCA

The link between back pain and cardiovascular disease

How does back pain relate to cardiovascular disease and diabetes? What role does physical activity play? We spoke with Dr. Jeffrey Hebert about his research with back pain and other musculoskeletal disorders, which he hopes will have an impact on clinical practice in the future. Q: Tell me about the research you’re doing right now.   A:

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A beginner’s guide to outdoor running - CCA

A beginner’s guide to outdoor running

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Mar 27, 2019 Category: Blog

Chiropractor-approved tips You’ve made the decision to take your cardio routine from the treadmill to the sidewalk – congratulations! You’re on your way to reaping some amazing benefits. If you’re feeling wary about transitioning your routine to a new location, we’ve got you covered. With a good pair of running shoes and some healthy preparation,

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Recreational activities to minimize stress and prevent back pain - CCA

Recreational activities to minimize stress and prevent back pain

Originally published: September 2015 Going to the chiropractor can help relieve pain and prevent injuries, but being active is also a great way to help keep your spine healthy. Just going for a brisk 10 minute walk each day is enough to help improve your health and prevent conditions of the spine, joints and supporting

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The top 6 common myths about chiropractic treatment - CCA

The top 6 common myths about chiropractic treatment

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Feb 20, 2019 Category: Blog Tags:

Originally published: April 2018 Many Canadians continue to have questions about the role that chiropractors play in the healthcare team, and what benefit chiropractic care may have to their health. While you can always find a chiropractor in your community to discuss your specific needs, today we’re busting some commonly shared chiropractic myths: 1. Once you

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What to expect from your first chiropractic visit - CCA

What to expect from your first chiropractic visit

Originally published: April 2016 It is common to have questions and even trepidations before your first visit to any new healthcare provider. Luckily, chiropractors know that new patients may need extra time to discuss their questions or concerns. You can play a role in your own chiropractic care before your first visit. An effective way

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High- and low-impact activities for everyone - CCA

High- and low-impact activities for everyone

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Jan 30, 2019 Category: Blog Tags:

It is no secret that at the Canadian Chiropractic Association (CCA) we often promote the benefits of regular physical activity as a way to stay healthy and happy. In fact, the CCA thinks it’s so important that we’ve created a free app: Straighten Up Canada! The app is currently available for download via Apple Store,

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4 Tips to Quit Smoking in the New Year - CCA

4 Tips to Quit Smoking in the New Year

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Jan 23, 2019 Category: Blog, Healthy Aging

You may have heard the expression “New Year, new me”. The start of a New Year is an opportune time to reflect on our health and determine what steps we could take today to improve it for years to come. Quitting smoking remains one of the top resolutions people commit to every year. Yet, for

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How the cold weather can have an impact on your muscles and tendons - CCA

How the cold weather can have an impact on your muscles and tendons

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

You may find that as the weather gets colder, you may experience more aches and pains, and even feel like your muscles are stiffer. This is even more evident for workers who work outside in the winter, or individuals with certain ailments. The cold weather can increase the risk of suffering from musculoskeletal injuries and

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