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Self-care yields better outcomes from chronic pain management

The National Pain Strategy, released this year by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, places strong emphasis on self management and patient education as critical pathways for improving treatment of chronic pain, especially the leading malady, back pain. At the recent American Pain Society's Annual Scientific Meeting, researchers representing the Veterans Affairs (VA) and North American Spine Foundation discussed implications of the National Pain Strategy for improving pain management and reducing disability. >> Read full article

Health maintenance care in work-related LBP

The study aimed at comparing occurrence of repeated disability episodes across types of health-care providers (chiropractors, physical therapists and physicians) who treat claimants with new episodes of work-related LBP. The authors hypothesized that since chiropractors generally are strong proponents of health maintenance care, their patients would experience a lower risk of recurrent disability. >> Read full article

Addressing magnesium deficiency in patient population

Magnesium is considered one of the three essentials of life, together with water and oxygen. A 2009 report from the World Health Organization estimated that 75 per cent of adults consume a diet deficient in magnesium. In western society, restoring and maintaining a healthy magnesium balance is virtually impossible without supplementation. >> Read full article

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Evidence-based predictors of return-to-work in LBP patients

Low-back pain is a leading cause of work absenteeism in Canada and other industrialized countries. Most workers with acute low-back pain return to work following a relatively straightforward path. Unfortunately, some do not. As chiropractors treat injured workers with low-back pain, they are sometimes asked about prognosis for recovery and expected amount of time before the workers can return to full work. Research conducted at the Institute for Work and Health has produced a systematic review that may help practitioners make the determination. >> Learn More…

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Graston Technique M1 Basic Training

June 4-5, 2016
Location: Calgary, AB-Courtyard by Marriott Calgary South >> More Info

CMCC BackSwing 2016

September 15, 2016
Location: Bayview Golf & Country Club in Thornhill, Ontario >> More Info

Torque Release Technique Seminar

October 1, 2016
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