Blog Archive

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


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

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