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

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Tidying up without the strain

Date: March 20, 2019

5 tips for spring cleaning safely Originally published: May 2015 When spring arrives, many people start to think about their long list of household chores, some of which require a great deal of bending, reaching and twisting that may increase the risk of injuries. We’ve pulled together some tips toRead More

Overcoming mental fatigue: 4 recommendations from a Canadian chiropractor

Date:  March 13, 2019

What do stress, sleep deprivation, hormonal changes, and poor diet have in common? They’re all possible causes for brain fog.1 Also known as mental fatigue, brain fog is a type of cognitive dysfunction with symptoms such as lack of focus, clarity, memory, and attention. We all have moments of fatigueRead More

Recreational activities to minimize stress and prevent back pain

Date:  March 6, 2019

Originally published: September 2015 Going to the chiropractor can help relieve pain and prevent injuries, but being active is also a great way to help keep your spine healthy. Just going for a brisk 10 minute walk each day is enough to help improve your health and prevent conditions ofRead More

Your smartphone could be causing your neck pain

Date:  February 27, 2019

Do you ever ask yourself why your neck is so stiff, or why you have that nagging headache that doesn’t seem to want to go away? Neck pain is a common complaint for Canadians that can range from mildly inconvenient to completely debilitating. You’re probably aware that poor posture, hunchingRead More

The Top 6 Common Myths about Chiropractic Treatment

Date:  February 20, 2019

Originally published: April 2018 Many Canadians continue to have questions about the role that chiropractors play in the healthcare team, and what benefit chiropractic care may have to their health. While you can always find a chiropractor in your community to discuss your specific needs, today we’re busting some commonly sharedRead More

What to Expect From Your First Chiropractic Visit

Date:  February 13, 2019

Originally published: April 2016 It is common to have questions and even trepidations before your first visit to any new healthcare provider. Luckily, chiropractors know that new patients may need extra time to discuss their questions or concerns. You can play a role in your own chiropractic care before yourRead More

High- and Low-Impact Activities for Everyone

Date:  January 30, 2019

It is no secret that at the Canadian Chiropractic Association (CCA) we often promote the benefits of regular physical activity as a way to stay healthy and happy. In fact, the CCA thinks it’s so important that we’ve created a free app: Straighten Up Canada! The app is currently availableRead More

High- and low-impact activities for everyone

Date:  January 30, 2019

It is no secret that at the Canadian Chiropractic Association (CCA) we often promote the benefits of regular physical activity as a way to stay healthy and happy. In fact, the CCA thinks it’s so important that we’ve created a free app: Straighten Up Canada! The app is currently availableRead More

4 Tips to Quit Smoking in the New Year

Date:  January 23, 2019

You may have heard the expression “New Year, new me”. The start of a New Year is an opportune time to reflect on our health and determine what steps we could take today to improve it for years to come. Quitting smoking remains one of the top resolutions people commitRead More

4 Tips to Quit Smoking in the New Year

Date:  January 23, 2019

You may have heard the expression “New Year, new me”. The start of a New Year is an opportune time to reflect on our health and determine what steps we could take today to improve it for years to come. Quitting smoking remains one of the top resolutions people commitRead More