Health News
August 8, 2008, Toronto, Ont. – Dr. Pierre Côté, DC, PhD, has been named associate professor with the Department of Public Health Sciences in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto.
Aug. 1, 2008, Toronto, Ont. - The World Federation of Chiropractic and Canadian Chiropractic Association are pleased to announce that Dr. David Eisenberg of Harvard University is confirmed as a keynote speaker for the WFC’s 10th Biennial Congress in Montreal, April 30 to May 2, 2009.
Aug. 1, 2008 - Chiropractor's program aims to prevent spasms, sprains, strains

July 31, 2008 - The Orthotic Group is excited to announce the official introduction of its new continuing education department.

July 28, 2008 - On Wednesday, July 23, Theralase Technologies Inc., announced the company has launched a Laser Rehabilitation Centre at its corporate headquarters.
July 24, 2008 - Drs. Jamie and Joel Richards, of London, Ont., were recently part of a 25-chiropractor team who travelled to Panama to deliver chiropractic adjustments to more than 60,000 people over a five-day period. 
Biotanika and the National Research Council Canada (NRC)  have signed a collaborative research agreement bridging expertise from a private company and a federal R&D organization, and involving teams drawn from Quebec and Prince Edward Island.
The fight for chiropractic in Brazil took an ugly turn on the evening of Thursday, June 26 when the federal police, acting upon a complaint from physiotherapy (PT)  leaders, challenged visiting doctors of chiropractic from the  Palmer Colleges Clinics Abroad for being engaged illegally in the practice of physiotherapy. 
Friday, September 12, 2008 is the date set for Canada’s Third Upper Cervical Symposium, a non-profit education event with proceeds being donated to the Ralph R. Gregory Foundation to help fund research and education of upper cervical care.  The symposium will feature a wide variety of topics ranging from research to regulatory issues.
University of British Columbia researchers have invented a sports helmet that reduces direct impact to the neck by up to 56 per cent, according to preliminary tests.
Korea’s 120 doctors of chiropractic are opposed not only by the medical profession but also oriental MDs, and still face prosecutions and fines for practicing their profession. From June 4-7, the World Federation of Chiropractic held their Annual Council meeting in Seoul, to give support to the Korean Chiropractic Association (KCA) which is fighting for legislation to recognize and regulate chiropractic practice in Korea.
Emboldened by a multi-million dollar lawsuit recently launched in Alberta, a Saskatoon woman is resuming her battle to have the controversial practice of chiropractic neck manipulation stopped.
Lawyers for Sandra and David Nette, an Alberta couple who've launched a $500 million class action lawsuit against a chiropractor, the Alberta College and Association of Chiropractors, and the provincial government, are asking other patients to step forward and join the fight.

The Orthotic Group announced its partnership with ObusForme on June 10, 2008.

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