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National Convention and Tradeshow 2020 cancelled due to public health concerns related to COVID-19

March 12, 2020

A statement from Alison Dantas, CEO of the Canadian Chiropractic Association As the national association representing chiropractors, the CCA’s primary concern is the health of our members and their patients. After careful consideration and consultation with a variety of public health experts, we made the difficult decision to cancel the National Convention and Tradeshow 2020

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Almost One-Third of Canadians Say Back Pain Limiting Their Work & Daily Lives

October 16, 2019

Canadians urged to #GetSpineActive on World Spine Day to prevent injuries and physical disorders; one in four work absences due to back pain, second only to common cold TORONTO, October 16, 2019 – According to the Canadian Chiropractic Association (CCA), more than 11 million Canadians suffer from an injury or disorder that affects their movement,

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Public Statement on Chiropractic & Pediatric Care in Canada

July 05, 2019

CCA Statement, re: ‘This. Hurts. Babies’: Doctors alarmed at weekend course teaching chiropractors how to adjust newborn spines’ by Sharon Kirkey – National Post – Published: July 2, 2019 TORONTO, July 5, 2019 – The recent article, ‘This. Hurts. Babies’: Doctors alarmed at weekend course teaching chiropractors how to adjust newborn spines’ and accompanying video,

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Sitting and Sleeping Fueling Canada’s Pain Crisis:

October 16, 2017

90 percent suffer from daily pain Despite better options for pain management, more than five million turning to opioids and painkillers TORONTO, October 16, 2017 – Canadians are suffering from daily muscle and joint pain, many turning to potentially harmful painkillers as a first step to treating their discomfort. Though various non-pharmacological options are proven

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The Canadian Chiropractic Association commends the newly released recommendations for opioid therapy and chronic non-cancer pain

May 09, 2017

TORONTO, May 9, 2017 /CNW/ – Canada’s new opioid prescribing guideline that was released yesterday is an important step forward in addressing Canada’s opioid crisis. The opioid crisis is not only a challenge of Canadians struggling with addiction, it is also a pain management crisis. Opioids rapidly emerged as a first-line treatment for non-cancer pain.

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