Entries by budgell

New study Links Chiropractors as First Healthcare Provider to reduction in lost time from work/reduced cost for Worker’s Compensation claims

A new study published in the Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation1 which involved over 5500 injured workers in Ontario suggests that choosing who you see first when you are injured at work may be more important than you think. The study which was conducted by researchers from the University of Montreal found that when injured workers […]

Chiropractors remain underutilized by province’s health care system

The CEO of the Provincial Chiropractic Association responded today to media attention surrounding the need for physicians to choose more wisely when it comes to the type of care a patient receives. Dr. Darrell Wade DC suggested that not enough is being done to make real changes to the way that health services are delivered […]

Re-elected NLCA President committed to enhancing primary health care reform

During its recent annual general meeting, the membership of the Newfoundland and Labrador Chiropractic Association (NLCA) confirmed Dr. Linda Slaney as their President for a fourth term. Slaney, who has served as NLCA President since being elected in 2012, is a practicing chiropractor in St. John’s and a graduate of Memorial University (B.Kin (Hons)) and […]

Re-elected NLCA President Determined to Reduce Barriers to Chiropractic Care

During its recent annual general meeting, the membership of the Newfoundland and Labrador Chiropractic Association (NLCA) confirmed Dr. Linda Slaney as their President for a third term. Slaney, who has served as NLCA President since being elected in 2012, is a practicing chiropractor in St. John’s and a graduate of Memorial University (B.Kin (Hons)) and […]

Pack it Light, Wear it Right 2013

Newfoundland and Labrador’s chiropractors to donate 250 ergonomic backpacks to needy children St. John’s (August 26, 2013) – If you’ve ever watched students struggle with overloaded backpacks, you can probably imagine the health risks for their backs and spines. Hauling heavy backpacks on a continual basis can cause stress to growing spinal columns, and could […]