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

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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

How the cold weather can have an impact on your muscles and tendons

Date:  January 9, 2019

You may find that as the weather gets colder, you may experience more aches and pains, and even feel like your muscles are stiffer. This is even more evident for workers who work outside in the winter, or individuals with certain ailments. The cold weather can increase the risk ofRead More

9 tips to stay active during the winter months

Date:  January 2, 2019

When it gets cold outside, we tend to spend more time indoors doing sedentary activities and it can be difficult to stay active. It’s helpful to plan ahead and set some time aside in your schedule a few days a week to make sure you’re getting the activity you need.Read More

Get to know the Canadian Chiropractic Guideline Initiative (CCGI)!

Date:  December 19, 2018

What is CCGI? The Canadian Chiropractic Guideline Initiative (CCGI) works to enhance the health of Canadians by fostering excellence in chiropractic care. Here are a few ways the initiative – made up of chiropractors and chiropractic researchers – work to meet this goal: Clinical Practice Guidelines: CCGI develops, adopts andRead More

Get to know the Canadian Chiropractic Guideline Initiative (CCGI)!

Date:  December 19, 2018

What is CCGI? The Canadian Chiropractic Guideline Initiative (CCGI) works to enhance the health of Canadians by fostering excellence in chiropractic care. Here are a few ways the initiative – made up of chiropractors and chiropractic researchers – work to meet this goal: Clinical Practice Guidelines: CCGI develops, adopts andRead More

Keeping a Healthy Spine During Holiday Travels

Date:  December 5, 2018

With the holiday season nearly upon us, many people are gearing up for travels in the next few weeks to visit loved ones or to take a much needed vacation. While time with family and vacations are relaxing and a great way to regenerate energy and zest, the process ofRead More