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Canadian Chiropractic Association Encourages Canadians to Straighten Up and Move in Support of World Spine Day

October 16, 2013

Toronto (October 15, 2013) – The Canadian Chiropractic Association (CCA) is pleased to announce our support for World Spine Day (WSD) on October 16, 2013, as part of the Bone and Joint Decade’s (BJD) Action Week. 

The theme for this year’s WSD is “Straighten Up and Move”, highlighting the importance of prevention, proper posture, and activity to maintain or improve on spinal health. The objective of this campaign is to encourage discussion about spinal health and to promote an interdisciplinary, collaborative approach to ease the burden that spinal disorders can cause. “Back pain and other musculoskeletal conditions can significantly affect a person’s quality of life, and we are ready to support the BJD in creating awareness and providing information on chiropractic care as part of the solution”, says Dr. Jeff Warren, DC, Chair of the CCA.


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Canadian Chiropractic Association to Host Biennial Research Symposium on Advancing the Canadian Chiropractic Research Agenda

September 23, 2013
Toronto (September 23, 2013) – The Canadian Chiropractic Association (CCA) will be hosting the biennial Research Symposium on September 27-28, 2013 in Toronto. This leading, prestigious event brings together a university-based collaborative network of 50 world-class chiropractic researchers from 16 universities across Canada, with academic expertise in the disciplines of neurophysiology, biomechanics, epidemiology and cellular/molecular biology. The Research Consortium meets every two years to address the key issues and priorities facing the chiropractic profession and the growing need to close the research-practice gap.

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Canada's Chiropractors Well-Positioned to Achieve Meaningful Cost Savings on Medical Imaging

August 01, 2013
Toronto (August 1, 2013) – Canada’s chiropractors fully support the announcement by Canada’s Premiers at the Council of the Federation meeting on July 26, 2013 that provincial and territorial governments plan to work together on developing guidelines to counter unnecessary diagnostic imaging.

Spending on medical imaging in Canada has been rising sharply in recent years. The Council of the Federation has provided the estimate that 10 to 20% of these tests may be unnecessary. The Council of the Federation has committed to developing new guidelines for practitioners, which may lead to reductions in unnecessary diagnostic tests. Chiropractors are uniquely well-positioned to help territorial and provincial governments achieve meaningful cost savings in this large expenditure area.
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Dr. Allan Gotlib to be granted the Order of Canada on Friday, May 3, 2013

May 03, 2013
Toronto (May 3, 2013)The Canadian Chiropractic Association is thrilled to announce that our Director of Research Programs, Dr. Allan Gotlib, BSc, DC will become a member of the Order of Canada during the investiture ceremony at Rideau Hall on Friday, May 3 at 10:30 a.m.
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Federal Leadership for Transforming Canada’s Health Care Key to Competitiveness

March 21, 2013
Toronto (March 21, 2013) – Canada’s chiropractors want Canadians to get the care they need for back pain and other musculoskeletal conditions. These conditions are the largest burden of illness on the economy in Canada and the second largest source of workplace absenteeism in North America.
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Response to federal budget

March 23, 2011
TORONTO, March 23, 2011 – Incentives to work smarter, not more money, is what’s needed to curb escalating health care demands on the federal purse, said the Canadian Chiropractic Association (CCA) today in response to the release of the Federal Budget.
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