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Putting shoe orthotics to the test

Research done in the podiatric field has shown the use of foot orthoses is effective for the relief of low-back pain and that back pain may be related to a disruption in the kinetic chain. The objective of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of Foot Levelers shoe orthotics with and without chiropractic treatment for chronic low back pain, compared with no treatment.

Sport head injuries may cause memory loss: researchers

McMaster University neuroscientists studying sports-related head injuries have found that it takes less than a full concussion to cause memory loss, possibly because even mild trauma can interrupt the production of new neurons in a region of the brain responsible for memory.

B.C. sets up Overdose Emergency Response Centre

British Columbia has established a command centre to provide a co-ordinated response to the overdose crisis, using expertise from some of the public health experts who worked to stem the spread of HIV in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside.

Pearls of wisdom: Best keys to your practice success

It is to be the best version of you that you can be. To do this, reflect and look inward, make the necessary changes, and reward yourself for your success. Here are the best keys to your practice that you can use to take your steps toward unbridled success.
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Webinar: Sports Concussions

Webinar: Neurology for Chiropractors – Sports Concussions

Join Dr. Frederick “Ted” Carrick for a one-hour presentation on clinical neurology with an emphasis on mild traumatic brain injuries. It is designed for the practicing chiropractor and details the diagnostic and therapeutic applications that represent an evidence-based approach to sports concussions.

Carrick is a professor of neurology and senior research fellow of Bedfordshire Centre for Mental Health Research in association with the University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK (BCMHR-CU). He has taught clinical neurology around the world to physicians from all disciplines for 37 years, and has held professorships in neurology at several institutions.

*Approved for CC credit in Alberta (Seminar #3547)

Date: Jan. 31st, 2018, 12 noon EST
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Truth on his side: Q&A with Dr. Bennet Omalu

Dr. Bennet Omalu, a Nigerian-born American pathologist, wants to educate the world about the brain-damaging risks of high-impact, high-contact sports and wants to put a stop to it. His discovery of CTE on the brain of NFL player Mike Webster and his conclusion that concussions among players are making them sick, is a turning point in his career and set him on a collision path with a giant – the National Football League. Omalu’s recently released book, Truth Doesn’t Have a Side, is more than just a retelling of his life story. It’s about his personal history and his struggles as a child growing up in a war-torn corner of Africa; but it’s also about his faith and strong conviction on the sacredness of human life. » Read more...