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3 Things to Know about Fear-Avoidance (and how it’s tied to chronic pain)

It’s just a simple thing…until it isn’t. Everyone experiences pain at some point in their lives, however, a small number of people continue to experience long-term pain. When somebody has experienced pain for more than three months, they are often diagnosed with “chronic pain,” which is as pain that persistsRead More

Motion is Lotion: 7 reasons to stay active!

It’s never a bad time to keep the simple things in mind! Over the past 20 years, exercise has become an important aspect of health care. It’s no surprise that it’s important to stay active. From the perspective of your spine, muscle, and nervous system experts, here are a fewRead More

4 Exercises to Avoid If You Have Back Pain (and what to do instead)

Sometimes, it’s just a simple thing…until it isn’t. You’ve been told exercise is good to prevent/treat back pain, but did you know that some exercises are not recommended if you have a history of back pain? This is because some exercises put too much demand on your back. Here areRead 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