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Seven reasons to stay active

For many of us, reducing the spread of COVID-19 has meant long periods of isolation at home. This pandemic has disrupted our routines, shoving exercise to the bottom of our to-do lists. But chiropractors know that keeping your body moving is important. As spine, muscle, and nervous system experts, theyRead More

Helping improve chronic pain management for Canadians

An estimated six million Canadians suffer from chronic pain, which is why the Canadian government established the Canadian Pain Task Force (CPTF) in 2019 with a three-year mandate to assess how chronic pain is addressed, conduct national consultations, and disseminate information related to best practices for chronic pain management andRead More

Announcing the 2020 CCA Award winners

This is a preview of the Spring 2020 issue of BACK Matters – a CCA member exclusive. Every two years, the CCA honours those whose exceptional talent and service have advanced the profession. Congratulations to the winners! Thank you to Dr. Judy Forrester, Chair of the CCA Awards committee and her committeeRead 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