Blog Archive

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


Helping improve chronic pain management for Canadians

Date: June 10, 2020

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

Date:  May 25, 2020

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

Can my chiropractor use telehealth to help me during COVID-19?

Date:  May 6, 2020

Do you have acute back, neck or shoulder pain but have not been seeing your chiropractor in recent weeks? Telehealth chiropractic visits may be a way to decrease or manage your pain. What is telehealth? Telehealth is a convenient way for you to receive help from your chiropractor (through telephoneRead More

Investing in better chiropractic care – during a pandemic

Date:  April 16, 2020

Richard McIlmoyle, BSc, DC, PgCPain Chair, Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation Research Committee For 45 years, the Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation (CCRF) has invested in generating knowledge that improves the care chiropractors provide to Canadians. We had ambitious plans to continue our investments in 2020. Then, our country and world wereRead More

Protected: Canada’s Chiropractors, Patient Safety and COVID-19

Date:  March 16, 2020

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Women in chiropractic – a growing force

Date:  March 6, 2020

This is a preview of the Spring 2020 issue of BACK Matters – a CCA member exclusive. More women are studying and practising chiropractic in Canada than ever. They have thriving practices, conduct crucial research and hold leadership roles. While discrimination and stereotypes are still obstacles, women chiropractors across CanadaRead More

A family chiropractic practice: brothers follow in their father’s footsteps

Date:  February 14, 2020

For the Potters, chiropractic is a family affair. It all started in 1973 when Dr. Drew Potter founded the Cambridge Chiropractic Centre in Cambridge, Ontario. His sons, Jason and Cam, grew up hearing about chiropractic at home – but also at work with Drew. They would spend time at theRead More

Chiropractic care helped car accident victim recover from injuries

Date:  February 12, 2020

The story of Dr. Jabeen Jussa and Jessica Modiri Jessica Modiri was 25 when a truck rear-ended her and her husband at a stop light in 2011. She suffered severe neck and hip pain that impacted her life and livelihood. An early-childhood educator, Jessica’s job required her to lift infantsRead More

Four new research projects working to answer tough questions

Date:  February 5, 2020

In December 2019, the Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation (CCRF) awarded $380,000 to four Canadian teams to tackle some of the most pressing issues for people suffering with spine, muscle, and nervous system problems. 1. Who are Canadians going to see for their spine, muscle and nervous system problems? Dr. PierreRead More

Helping manage inflammation

Date:  January 22, 2020

A 45-year-old runner walks into a chiropractic office with pain in her hip. She’s been diagnosed with bursitis and tendinitis and wants to manage her pain. She recently began running longer distances, and due to changes at work, she spends more time sitting. The two factors have exacerbated injuries toRead More

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