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March 14, 2016
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There’s no such thing as ‘non-specific back pain’ – a webinar

Stuart McGill, professor of spine biomechanics at the University of Waterloo, will present a free, one-hour webinar on an evidence-based approach to precisely diagnosing the causes of back pain for appropriate treatment and rehabilitation. Register for free today. >> Read full article

Legislation changes will allow B.C. seniors to live more independently: advocate

Health Minister Terry Lake says he wants British Columbia's seniors to have more flexibility to live independently before their only option is full-time residential care. Lake said amendments introduced recently to the Community Care and Assisted Living Act aim to allow seniors opportunities to stay longer in their homes through part-time assisted living arrangements. >> Read full article

External factors influence improvements in workplace safety performance: study

When workplaces make large improvements in occupational health and safety (OHS), it seems some type of external influence helps bring three internal factors into play: an organizational motivation to take action in OHS, the introduction of new OHS knowledge, and an engaged health and safety champion who integrates that knowledge into the organization. >> Read full article

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Predictive tool helps better manage concussions in children, teens

Predictive tool helps better manage concussions in children, teens

Researchers have developed a tool that can predict whether a child or teen with a newly diagnosed concussion is likely to have symptoms that will persist longer than usual, giving them the opportunity to see a specialist sooner. The predictive tool was developed and validated by pediatric specialists across Canada in a study that involved about 3,000 children and adolescents. >> Learn More…

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RRS Education Seminars - Spring 2016 schedule

April 2- May 14, 2016
Location: Ottawa, Toronto, Calgary, London, Owen Sound. >> More Info

Botswana Spine Care Conference - Putting Evidence Based Care Into Practice

April 21-22, 2016
Location: Cresta Hotel, Mahalapye, Botswana >> More Info

Graston Technique M1 Basic Training

June 4-5, 2016
Location: Calgary, AB-Courtyard by Marriott Calgary South >> More Info