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Sciatica (What you need to know + tips for relief) - CCA

Sciatica (What you need to know + tips for relief)

Have you ever had pain radiate from your low back, through your hips, and down one leg? If so, you may have experienced sciatica. What exactly is it, and what can you do to treat the pain? In this blog post, we will explore what you need to know plus offer some tips for relief.

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Recreational activities to minimize stress and prevent back pain - CCA

Recreational activities to minimize stress and prevent back pain

Author: CCA Date: Mar 6, 2019 Category: Back Care Tips, Blog, Low 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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Tips to stay active during the winter months - CCA

Tips to stay active during the winter months

The Omicron variant and new COVID-19 restrictions have closed or limited what many Canadians can do this winter. And now, many areas are dealing with extreme cold and winter storms. But it’s still important to stay active. We asked the CCA’s own Dr. Crystal Draper to add some more tips to help you get through these temporary restrictions.  –

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Avoid back pain when shovelling snow! - CCA

Avoid back pain when shovelling snow!

As the seasons start to turn, we sometimes forget things from the year before. In winter, we may underestimate the preparation needed to tackle the snow and ice. We might forget our mittens, we might forget the proper footwear for damp and slushy streets, or we might forget our posture when it comes to maintaining

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Canada’s low back pain epidemic - CCA

Canada’s low back pain epidemic

Involuntary spasms in your lower back? A dull throbbing ache? Shooting pain down your leg? You are most likely suffering from a condition known as low back pain (LBP). If you’ve never had low back pain, chances are you will at some point in your life. Just check these statistics:

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