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Thoughts on issues affecting the chiropractic practice, patients and profession.


World Spine Care – Bringing spinal care to the underserviced around the world

Date: October 24, 2018

By Dr. Geoff Outerbridge Spine-related disorders are the number one cause of disability globally and every year result in the loss of billions of dollars through healthcare costs, diminished individual incomes, and loss of productivity in the workforce. Populations in most areas of the world, especially rural populations, have noRead More

#LoveYourSpine: Chiropractic Care and You

Date:  October 15, 2018

Did you know that 1 in 5 Canadians experience moderate to severe chronic pain? Or that low back pain, headaches, knee pain, shoulder pain, and neck pain are a leading cause? If you are a Canadian experiencing pain, or you want to take preventative measures, we have the tool forRead More

Success in Patient Care through Integrated Medicine

Date:  September 26, 2018

Dr. Alban Merepeza has worked with many elite athletes, including Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse, a triple-medal winner at the 2016 Olympics. But his community knows him for his work at the Port Hope Health Centre, a privately owned healthcare clinic that he built from the ground up. The clinicRead More

Four Parks in Western Canada that You Need to Discover

Date:  August 1, 2018

Canada is chock full of provincial parks, both small and large. Sometimes, we forget about our nation’s splendor—including numerous parks that are available for us to use for recreational activities such as hiking, canoeing, and camping. In our continued efforts to promote the benefits of physical activity, we thought itRead More

Make the most of summer!

Date:  July 25, 2018

Summer is here which means it’s time for fun in the sun! Make the most of these long, leisurely days with these chiropractor-approved tips from our CCA Members. TIP #1: Know your Ultraviolet (UV) rays and sunscreen   “Know the difference in UV ratings and what they mean” – Dr.Read More

Tips for Safe Swimming This Summer

Date:  July 18, 2018

On a hot day, it is very tempting to go for a swim at the beach or in a cool pool, creating fun summer memories with family and friends. Regardless of where you decide to take a dip, it is always best to take precautions and practice safe swimming. It’sRead More

Giving back: Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College Outreach Abroad Program

Date:  June 27, 2018

Guest post by Dr. Nardine Bekhit For the past 12 years, Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) has organized an Outreach Abroad program for 4th-year students (clinical interns). The program is guided by Dr. Patricia Tavares and Dr. Les Wiltshire who select 12 students to travel with them to underserviced areasRead More

7 Camping Tips That Will Save Your Back This Summer

Date:  June 20, 2018

Summer weather is here! This means there are more opportunities to go outdoors and have fun. One activity that many of us look forward to in the summer months is camping. The fresh air, a well-lit campfire and a dip in the lake are difficult to resist. But preparing forRead More

Chiropractic Care in Canada

Date:  May 18, 2018

Guest Post from Dr David Peeace   With over 8,000 practicing chiropractors in Canada who help thousands of Canadians live pain-free lives every day, now is an opportune moment to celebrate being a chiropractor. Chiropractors are experts in the musculoskeletal (MSK) system, with rigorous academic and practical education earning themRead More

Canada’s Low Back Pain Epidemic

Date:  May 9, 2018

Involuntary spasms in your lower back? A dull throbbing ache? Shooting pain down your leg? You are most likely suffering from low back pain (LBP). If you’ve never had low back pain, chances are you will at some point in your life. Just check these statistics: In six-month period, fiveRead More

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