Blog Archive

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


Understanding chiropractic care through the lens of pain

Date: June 12, 2019

When you see the word chiropractor, what images come to mind? Do you know what a chiropractor does? What types of conditions they treat? Do you know how they can help you as part of your healthcare team? If the answer is “No,” Dr. Luigi Nalli, DC, might be able toRead More

The balance between a career in research and motherhood

Date:  May 29, 2019

An interview with Dr. Diana De Carvalho and Dr. Carol Cancelliere on balancing a career and motherhood It’s no secret that working moms have a lot to juggle. In Canada, 73 per cent of women with children under the age of six are in the workforce1, which begs the question:Read More

The safety of chiropractic treatments

Date:  May 1, 2019

For someone who has never been to a chiropractor before, it’s completely normal to have questions and want to better understand what’s involved in a chiropractic treatment. As with anything, the fear of the unknown can present some challenges and anxieties. The Canadian Chiropractic Association is here to support clearerRead More

The road to recovery: a patient story

Date:  April 24, 2019

When Kelly Weaver arrived at the emergency room in November 2016, she couldn’t see a way out of her pain. She was suffering from an acute sciatic episode, and her agony was severe. Because she was struggling to get up at home, her husband, Dev, had to stay home fromRead More

10 chiropractic research updates you need to know

Date:  April 17, 2019

What impact is research having to advance healthcare, the chiropractic profession and patient care? For the last decade, the Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation was working to achieve one goal—to place chiropractic researchers in Canadian universities for the first time in history. With the help of generous donors, this goal was successfully achieved inRead More

Chiropractic students inspire youth to unleash their potential

Date:  April 10, 2019

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to cycle from British Columbia to Newfoundland? That’s exactly what four students from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) will be doing this summer for the Unleash Your Potential bike tour. From the end of May until mid-August, students Sefrah Daviduck,Read More

The link between back pain and cardiovascular disease

Date:  April 3, 2019

How does back pain relate to cardiovascular disease and diabetes? What role does physical activity play? We spoke with Dr. Jeffrey Hebert about his research with back pain and other musculoskeletal disorders, which he hopes will have an impact on clinical practice in the future. Q: Tell me about the researchRead More

A beginner’s guide to outdoor running

Date:  March 27, 2019

Chiropractor-approved tips You’ve made the decision to take your cardio routine from the treadmill to the sidewalk – congratulations! You’re on your way to reaping some amazing benefits. If you’re feeling wary about transitioning your routine to a new location, we’ve got you covered. With a good pair of runningRead More

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

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