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Aerial silk, tumbling mats… Dr. Martin Lai has a few more tools of the trade beyond the table!

Chiropractors are well-known for their training in a variety of techniques and tools like adjustments and joint manipulations, soft-tissue therapy and Graston instruments and kinesiology tape. But these aren’t the only tools that chiropractors might use. As you step into Dr. Martin Lai’s clinic, The Hip Joint, tucked away inRead More

Chiropractic tips to manage your arthritis

Arthritis is one of the most common conditions affecting the joints worldwide.1 Here in Canada, arthritis is one of the most common chronic diseases impacting the lives of 1 in 5 Canadians (that’s about 6 million). [reference https://arthritis.ca/about-arthritis/what-is-arthritis/arthritis-facts-and-figures] In Latin, arthro- means joint and –itis means inflammation, so together arthritisRead More

How Chiropractic Care Promotes Healthy Aging

In Canada, the average life expectancy is increasing and is reported as 80 for males and 84 for females1; however, are Canadians living full, active and healthy lives as they age? In reality, active living is crucial for healthy aging, maintenance of quality of life and independence. Preserving fitness and mobilityRead 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