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A team at the University of Cambridge has shown how, in osteoarthritis patients, the viscous lubricant that ordinarily allows our joints to move smoothly triggers a pain response from nerve cells similar that caused by chilli peppers.
In 2012, I penned “What Athletes Want,”. The piece was the first of its kind to feature high-performance professional athletes talking about what they looked for in a chiropractor. Seven years later we re-visit this topic to bring new perspectives to chiropractors looking  to make treating professional athletes a revenue-generating stream in their practice.
The Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) is pleased to announce a new partnership with the University of Toronto's Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation (IHPME) that aims to foster greater collaboration and promote educational research among the students and faculty of CMCC's Clinical Sciences Graduate Studies Program and those of IHPME.
We posted – you clicked. Below you'll find what Canadian Chiropractors were reading in 2018. 
If you've ever visited the emergency department with appendicitis, or you're one of the 100 million U.S. adults who suffer from chronic pain, you're familiar with a row of numbered faces, with expressions from smiling to grimacing, used to indicate pain levels.
Things are much better these days accordingly to the latest Canadian Chiropractor 2018 survey.
In March, a task force was assembled to advise Health Canada on how to best prevent and manage chronic pain.
Arlington, Va.—Members of the chiropractic, physical therapy and osteopathic professions will come together later this year in the wake of the ongoing U.S. opioid crisis to discuss the use of manual therapy procedures and other non-drug approaches for the treatment of back pain, as well as to identify opportunities for greater interprofessional research and cooperation.
Simply stated, people today are very busy, and while health and health care are a priority, they’re a perishable priority. Patients increasingly have high expectations that their health care, including chiropractic care, should be cost-effective, competent, convenient and consumer friendly.
While back pain is rarely a life-threatening condition, as chiropractors you know it can significantly impact your patient’s quality of life. With more than an estimated 540 million people across all ages and socio-economic statuses suffering from back pain worldwide, health-care professionals need a better way to manage this often debilitating condition.
Over the past five years, more Americans of all ages are rolling out their yoga mats and meditating.
It seems the profession has stayed stable from 2016/2017 – at least when it comes to annual income. But some questions gave way to interesting tidbits about how practice trends are changing, little by little. The current state of the profession raises questions about the scope of practice, the continued rise of multidisciplinary clinics and the buying habits of Canadian DCs.
American Chiropractic Association: A bill that would update Medicare by increasing its coverage of services provided by doctors of chiropractic within the full extent of their licensure was introduced yesterday in the U.S. House of Representatives.
OTTAWA—In the past, public health campaigns warning of the harmful effects of drugs delivered one resounding message: Don't do it.
On June 1, Alberta's updated OHS laws will include clear definitions of harassment, including sexual and domestic violence, and increased protections from violence and harassment – a historic step towards safer workplaces throughout the province.
Arlington, VA. — The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) has announced that Congress (with the passage of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018) has approved a plan to expand access to chiropractic's nondrug approach to pain relief to veterans, many of whom suffer from back pain and other musculoskeletal conditions resulting from their service. The vote follows House passage, and the bill now heads to the president's desk for his signature.
Arlington, Va. – Members of the U.S. House of Representatives has introduced a bill that would expand access to chiropractic services to military retirees, dependents and survivors through the Department of Defense TRICARE health program.
Changes to the Ontario employment law have been passed and for small business owners, this is bad news. The Canadian Centre for Economic Analysis was commissioned by the Keep Ontario Working coalition to measure the potential impacts of six key areas of change in Bill 148, including changes to minimum wages, equal pay provisions, vacation, scheduling, personal emergency leave, and unionization.
This immortal phrase was popularized by President Harry S. Truman who had it written on a plaque on his desk in the Oval Office of the White House.
The World Federation of Chiropractic’s Disability and Rehabilitation Committee (WFC-DRC) has produced a new Rehabilitation Competency Framework in response to a call from the World Health Organization (WHO).
The World Health Organization has published a paper in its Bulletin that warns of the risks of over-medicalizing the management of low back pain, instead advocating care that chiropractors are highly qualified to provide.
TORONTO — CMCC is pleased to announce that CMCC Researcher Dr. Martha Funabashi has been awarded a New Frontiers in Research Fund Award, a Tri-Agency Institutional Programs Secretariat grant (CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC) for early career researchers to conduct international, interdisciplinary, high-risk and high-reward research.
The way we live and work is being disrupted like never before. Various technological, demographic, economic, political and environmental forces are forcing us to rethink the way we run society’s key institutions.

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