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The Pain Problem: Spine, Muscle and Joint Pain

2021-01-11T16:22:42-05:00

Canadians Are No Strangers to Pain According to the Canadian Chiropractic Association (CCA) 2017 report, All Pain, No Gain: Shining a Light on Canada’s Back Pain and Opioid Crisis, almost 90 per cent of Canadians have experienced muscle and/or joint pain in the last year, the most common being back pain and headache. Pain affects the way people work, play and generally live. And a person’s spine, muscles, joints and related nervous system supports every [...]

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Seven Tips to Get Your Back on Track

2021-01-11T16:23:08-05:00

About 80 per cent of the population will experience back pain at some point in their lives. But how can you tell if it is serious or not? Most low back strain and sprain injuries will resolve themselves with a little help within a week or so. To determine if your injury is more serious, look for the following symptoms: pain in other body areas, numbness, and loss of strength or co-ordination are all signs [...]

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Got Back Pain? Try these Options Before Grabbing Painkillers!

2021-02-08T12:34:40-05:00

Are you suffering from back pain? You’re not alone. Up to 80 per cent of the population will experience back pain at least once in their lifetime. But what if you’re living with chronic back pain? Where can you turn for help? For too many of us, prescription painkillers, like opioids, are our first remedy to manage persistent pain, but there’s a whole world of medication-free options that may be able to help. The 2017 [...]

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Eight Back Pain Myth Busters

2021-01-11T16:23:59-05:00

Your back has two main purposes: it allows you to stand, supporting your arms and legs; and it protects your spinal cord, which communicates messages between your brain and the rest of your body. The health of your spine can affect your overall well-being. Most people experience low back pain at some point in their lives. Because it’s so common, you may have heard many theories about what causes low back pain and how to [...]

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Low Back Pain Whiteboard Video

2021-01-11T16:23:31-05:00

This short video describes how chiropractors can help you find the cause of your back pain. They can recommend the right options to relieve your pain and keep it from coming back. To find a chiropractor near you, use the chiropractor locator on our website. In Ontario, you can visit a chiropractor without a referral from a doctor, nurse practitioner or other health care professional. If you already have a chiropractor and/or another health care professional, join [...]

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