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

Date: September 8, 2022

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

Date:  September 1, 2022

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

Date:  September 1, 2022

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

4 Easy Stretches For Golfers

Date:  August 3, 2022

Stretching can offer a variety of benefits for golfers. Golf stretches prevent shoulder, knee or back pain is essential to continue to enjoy the game. Try these chiropractor recommended stretches below: Stretch 1: Hip Flexor Lunge Stand with your feet shoulder width apart. Step one foot forward into a lungeRead More

6 ways to manage tennis elbow and golfer’s elbow

Date:  August 3, 2022

Many Canadians are deep into their favourite sports and recreational activities this summer. A common result of recreational sports is repetitive strain or injury due to overuse. Two of the most popular injuries that occur are tennis elbow and golfer’s elbow. Even if you don’t play tennis or golf, theseRead More

5 Key Stretches For Runners

Date:  August 2, 2022

If you’re looking to take advantage of the great weather we’ve been having in Canada this summer, and you’re looking to stay active through running, you may benefit from our 5 key stretches for runners. Stretch 1: Upper Calf Stretch your arms in front of you and place both handsRead More

The Complete Guide For Muscle Knots (Everything you need to know + tips for relief)

Date:  July 1, 2022

Chances are, you’ve experienced the tender, achy feeling of a muscle knot at some point in your life. Research has shown that muscle knots may affect up to 85 per cent of the population. Muscle knots impair mobility, cause pain, and can reduce a person’s quality of life.1 What areRead More

Concussion: It Gets Better

Date:  June 9, 2022

One patient’s journey to a pain-free life The first time Trent sustained a concussion, it was the result of a kick to the head playing rugby. Just twenty-two, Trent took three weeks off from playing while the headaches subsided, getting back on the field as soon as he could. FiveRead More

Concussion: It Gets Better

Date:  June 9, 2022

One patient’s journey to a pain-free life The first time Trent sustained a concussion, it was the result of a kick to the head playing rugby. Just twenty-two, Trent took three weeks off from playing while the headaches subsided, getting back on the field as soon as he could. FiveRead More

CCA member highlight: Q&A with six LGBTQ+ chiropractors

Date:  June 2, 2022

Pride festivities are taking place in many Canadian cities in June and July and we wanted to find out how our LGBTQ+ chiropractors celebrate pride and what chiropractors can do to help create an inclusive environment for patients not just through a single month — but throughout the year. JumpRead More