Blog Archive

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


5 Tips to Improve the Quality of Your Child’s Sleep

Date: August 3, 2016

We often take great care to ensure our children build good personal hygiene habits such as brushing their teeth and bathing. But do we pay as much attention to our children’s sleep hygiene? As adults, we easily recognize the benefits of a good night’s sleep for ourselves, and certainly weRead More

8 Ways to Get Children Up and Moving

Date:  July 27, 2016

Children have another month before they’re back to school and summertime is a great season to get kids outdoors and active. It can sometimes be a struggle to get children away from technology to spend more time outdoors practicing activities and sports, however it is so important to keep themRead More

Four Parks in Western Canada that You Need to Discover

Date:  July 20, 2016

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

7 Camping Tips That Will Save Your Back This Summer

Date:  July 13, 2016

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

Tips for Safe Swimming This Summer

Date:  July 6, 2016

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

Hydration Tips for Hiking and Outdoor Activities

Date:  June 29, 2016

Canada has no shortage of beautiful hiking trails. Hiking is a type of activity that has a number of benefits to your physical and mental health, and is a great way to enjoy the outdoors. That being said, whether you are a beginner or an experienced hiker, you should makeRead More

High- and Low-Impact Activities for Everyone

Date:  June 22, 2016

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

Stay Strong—Combatting Muscle Loss with Aging

Date:  June 15, 2016

There is no doubt that, for many, our fathers have been a symbol of strength. But, the reality remains, that for many fathers aging may take its toll on their musculoskeletal (MSK) system. So, this year, how about treating your father with the gift of health? Talk about the importanceRead More

Running Outside – Getting Started

Date:  June 8, 2016

Have you finally moved your running regimen from the treadmill to outside? Summer is a great time of year to enjoy the outdoors through exercise and activity. With just your running shoes you can get out and explore new areas in your city or even better nature trails. Yet, ifRead More

Let’s Talk about Men’s Care

Date:  June 1, 2016

Father’s Day is fast approaching, and we felt it was important to highlight not only the importance of men’s physical health but also emotional and psychological health. Last month, we focused on how women can invest time in taking care of themselves and their health. However, this recommendation certainly doesRead More