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Daily Archives: June 10, 2010

New Research Chair

By |June 10, 2010|Research|

From The Canadian Chiropractic Association Update

The Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation (CCRF) is pleased to announce that Dr. Paul Bruno has been awarded the new and distinguished Research Chair in Neuromusculoskeletal Health in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies at the University of Regina.

The Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies is located in the $32 million Centre for Kinesiology, Health and Sport, which opened in 2004. The Centre has outstanding laboratory and research facilities, which includes the fully equipped Neuromechanical Research Centre and houses the Allied Health Centre. The $500,000 investment in this Chair builds on CCRF’s research capacity program across Canada.

Chiropractic Insights — Right From the Brigadier General

By |June 10, 2010|News|

Source: Dynamic Chiropractic

Retired Brigadier General Rebecca Halstead was interviewed several times this past Memorial Day. During one interview, she commented on a recent Johns Hopkins study that revealed musculoskeletal and connective-tissue injuries, not combat injuries, are the top reasons for medical evacuations from Iraq. Halstead then shared the following:

“Think about the conditions that our soldiers are living and performing in. I just recently visited the Connecticut VA center, and I was speaking to a young sergeant who had redeployed from Iraq … He spent two years getting physical therapy for a herniated disc, and finally he was able to get to a chiropractor within the VA system, and I happened to be at the VA center the day he was being helped [by the chiropractor], and he said, ‘Ma’am, think about it; if when we came in off our patrols – if we could see a chiropractor down range, can you imagine how much better we would feel on a daily basis?'” (more…)