MSK 101: An Overview of Musculoskeletal Conditions

Musculoskeletal (MSK) health is an important part of your daily life. That’s why educating Canadians on the benefits of a healthy MSK system is an important priority for the CCA. As we have discussed in previous blogs, there are many ways to help prevent MSK conditions, and the more youRead More

What causes muscle soreness after working out?

You may have heard the expression, “no pain, no gain” when it comes to embarking on a fitness journey, but have you ever wondered why certain forms of exercise result in pain in the form of muscle soreness? The technical term for muscle soreness after exercise is DOMS, which standsRead More

Inflammation 101

What is inflammation? Inflammation is a natural process that your body activates to respond to foreign substances. This process is in place to protect our bodies from threats such as toxins, viruses, and bacteria. It’s the reason why you might experience swelling or bruising after an injury. Sometimes inflammation persistsRead More

Approximately 4.5 million Canadians visit a chiropractor each year.

Chiropractors receive 4200 hours of training in core competencies of musculoskeletal conditions. Approximately 4.5 million Canadians visit a chiropractor each year.

Research News

Academic Milestone for Chiropractic Research Chair

The University of Regina has awarded tenure to Dr. Paul Bruno, DC, PhD. Dr. Bruno is an Assistant Professor and holds the distinguished CCRF Research Chair in Neuromusculoskeletal Health at the University of Regina in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies. His recent awards include the $95,385 CCRF-Saskatchewan HealthRead More

Congratulations to Dr. Jean-Alexandre Boucher!

Congratulations to Dr. Jean-Alexandre Boucher, DC, who has successfully defended his doctoral thesis last week at the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR), Québec in the Department of Psychology! He now joins the ranks of academia as Dr. Jean-Alexandre Boucher, DC, PhD. Dr. Jean-Alexandre Boucher obtained his chiropractic degree inRead More