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May 19, 2015
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Spinal injections of stem cells restore sensation in some paraplegics: study

A small number of paraplegics are now able to feel some sensation after having neural stem cells transplanted into their damaged spinal cords as part of a study, raising hope that the therapy may help restore movement in some paralyzed patients. >> Read full article

Saskatchewan’s proposed law allows patients to pay for MRI scans out of pocket

Saskatchewan's health minister says proposed legislation aimed at reducing wait times would allow patients to pay out-of-pocket for MRI scans. Dustin Duncan said that the regulations could make MRI scans available at private clinics as soon as next spring. >> Read full article

New plan gives Ontarians bigger say in their health care

Ontario has launched a plan that will give patients and their caregivers greater flexibility in choosing a provider, and how and when that provider delivers services. This new provision is part of the provincial government's program Patients First: A Roadmap to Strengthen Home and Community Care. This initiative aims to improve and expand home and community care for Ontarians over the next three years. >> Read full article

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Acupuncture Canada

Dry Needling Seminar

Join us for a special Dry Needling Seminar. Acupuncture Canada hosts the Gokavi Transverse Technique Workshop (GTT) June 6-7 in Toronto. GTT is a dry needling technique used with high frequency electrical stimulation which enables you to provide a more permanent and dramatic clinical response in treating numerous musculoskeletal conditions and disorders.

The two-day seminar includes case-based instruction and small workshop groups. The course provides you with tools to confidently treat myofascial pain syndromes and dysfunction within your practice. Full details and registration are available at www.acupuncturecanada.org. Learn a technique proven effective in the treatment of chronic pain disorders. >> Learn more

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Best practices for managing lumbar spine degeneration

Low back pain is one of the most common diseases, with a prevalence rate of nearly 80 per cent of the population. Since there is a high potential for recurrence, successful rehabilitation is important in preventing the return of LBP. Although some chiropractors may refer to other health practitioners or therapists for rehabilitative exercise, it’s important to use best-practice knowledge to guide patients toward correct management or co-management options. >> Learn More…

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Canadian Chiropractor Business Forum

Canadian Chiropractor Business Forum tackles Ontario’s Low Back Pain Strategy

Featured Speaker: Dr. Jennifer Nash
Ontario’s Low Back Pain Strategy has put chiropractic in the spotlight with other health-care disciplines as experts in addressing the province’s low-back pain problems. In this keynote session, our speaker will discuss the province’s strategy and the chiropractors’ role in addressing this debilitating disorder.

Canadian Chiropractor Business Forum
June 13, 2015 • McMaster Innovation Park
175 Longwood Road South, Hamilton, ON

Seats are limited so register today!

 
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2015 Musculoskeletal Conference

May 29, 2015
Location: Toronto Marriott Bloor Yorkville >> More Info

Canadian Chiropractor Business Forum (Hamilton)

June 13, 2015
Location: McMaster Innovation Park, Hamilton, ON >> More Info