The Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation (CCRF) is a registered Canadian charity that perpetually funds evidence-based, peer-reviewed research to improve musculoskeletal (MSK) health and related areas of well-being. The foundation is pleased to be supported by national and provincial associations, over 20 volunteer leaders from across the country, and a growing list of governmental, academic and service organization partners. Since 2019, over $2,000,000 in grants have been awarded to over 40 high-impact projects.”

Funding interests

Award Types

Convening & Collaborating, Reach

Basic Science: What are the physiologic mechanisms contributing to the clinical manifestation and therapeutic responses to interventions commonly used by clinicians  in the management of chronic and acute musculoskeletal pain?

Clinical Science: What are the effects of interventions commonly used by clinicians on clinical outcomes in the management of acute and chronic musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction?

Health Systems: Does the inclusion of chiropractors in an interdisciplinary healthcare setting to address musculoskeletal conditions improve healthcare resource management and patient outcomes?

Population Health: What impact does the inclusion of chiropractors, or the interventions commonly used by chiropractors, have on the musculoskeletal health outcomes of specific sub-groups of the population, such as the elderly or newcomers to Canada?

  • Musculoskeletal Health
  • Musculoskeletal system (MSK)
  • Chiropractic care
  • Spinal adjustments
  • Back pain relief
  • Neck pain specialist
  • Sciatica treatment
  • Pain management
  • Wellness chiropractic
  • Community health
  • Indigenous health and equity
  • Knowledge Translation