Your Feet May be Causing Your Lower Back Pain

Originally posted by the Alberta College and Association of Chiropractors Can’t seem to find an answer as to why your back is aching? The answer might lie right below you … your feet. It’s easy to assume aches in pains in our backs…

Chiropractors as Part of the Opioid Reduction Strategy in Canada

Originally posted by the Alberta College and Association of Chiropractors It is hard to live in Canada and not be aware of Canada’s current Opioid Crisis. An estimated 2,000 Canadians are dying annually from prescription opioids. Our country is facing a national crisis.…

Chiropractic Care and Chronic Medical Conditions

Chiropractic care can be helpful for a variety of chronic, or long-lasting, medical conditions. These include spinal issues, sciatica, chronic pain, headaches, and many others. But what about non-orthopaedic chronic medical conditions – diseases that do not primarily affect the bones, joints, and…

How Soon After Surgery Can You Have Chiropractic Treatment?

Surgical operations are a standard part of modern medicine. By many estimates, the average person will have about nine surgical procedures during their lifetime, including outpatient and in-office procedures. These surgeries may be quite minor and routine, such as a mole removal –…

Heat vs. Ice: Which Works Best for Treating Injuries?

Originally posted by the Alberta College and Association of Chiropractors Heat vs. Ice … It may sound like the title of an upcoming blockbuster movie, but it’s a question most active people have mulled over during their life after they’ve sustained an injury.…

“If it Hurts” Campaign Kickoff

Originally posted by the Alberta College and Association of Chiropractors The ACAC is pleased to announce the kickoff of our “If it Hurts” campaign. The campaign kicked off with our new television commercials, which can be viewed here, hitting the air on April…

Chiropractic Tips for Gardening

Originally posted by the Alberta College and Association of Chiropractors As the weather warms, many Albertans will be dusting off their spades and unraveling their hoses in anticipation for a spring and summer full of gardening. As peaceful and relaxing as gardening can…

Food for Thought: Nutritional Counselling in Chiropractic Practice

Originally posted by the Alberta College and Association of Chiropractors We all know nutrition is an essential part of a healthy, active lifestyle. It’s been engrained in us. “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” ““You are what you eat.” What may…