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Latest Articles from Dr. Zachary Ward - Life In Alignment Chiropractic, Lc - Auburn Hills MI

Chiropractors reduce MRIs, surgery consults when added to family practice

“The results of a pilot project by the Ministry of Health to get family doctors to work with chiropractors in family care teams showed doctors requested fewer MRIs and made fewer referrals to surgeons for their patients with low back problems.

The ‘Consulting Chiropractor’ pilot project had chiropractors do 30-minute assessments of patients with low back pain and discuss the treatment options with the patient’s family doctor. Environics Research Group and the Ontario Chiropractic Association then polled participating family physicians.

Aside from fewer tests and referrals, the doctors reported that having the chiropractor in their team made for quicker turnaround and boosted patients’ confidence in the diagnosis and treatment options.”

Read more: Pilot project shows fewer MRIs, referrals to surgeons for patients with low back pain when family doctors have chiropractor on their team

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Dr. Zachary Ward first discovered the power of spinal care after watching his little brother heal from debilitating pain. Now he practices a unique form of chiropractic care that offers you the opportunity to experience your body in a new, freer way. Contact him via social media or via the contact form to request a ten minute health review. He also blogs at DrZWard.com.
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10 reasons parents take children for Upper Cervical Care

A study published in the Journal of Manual Medicine revealed that nearly 80% of all children are born with blocked or reduced nerve impulses due to a misalignment of the top bone in the spine called the Atlas. Dr. Gutmann, the medical doctor who performed the research, concluded that the blocked nerve impulses can cause… Continue Reading

I was most impressed with this new form of treatment

I was most impressed with this new form of treatment

Here is an unsolicited review on Facebook: Thank you to Nancy for sharing her experience and getting the word out about specific cervical care and its impact on the whole spine and health on Facebook. Nancy loved chiropractic, but wanted a new experience to see if she could could feel less pain and greater balance… Continue Reading

Whiplash injuries respond best to chiropractic care?

In 1994 trauma researchers in Oxford found that whiplash injured patients respond best to chiropractic care. They discovered 93% of those with whiplash injury benefitted from visiting a chiropractor. They go even further and state that when it comes to chronic cases, “chiropractic is the only effective treatment…” Read more at Chiro.org. About Latest Posts… Continue Reading

Can babies have posture problems?

Can babies have posture problems?

How do you know if baby is having a problem if she can’t speak? Can moms and dads be trained to see the stress their baby is feeling? Can babies have posture problems in the same way that adults can have posture problems? We look at the common but rarely recognized posture problems in babies… Continue Reading

I have arthritis – can chiropractic still help me?

I have arthritis – can chiropractic still help me?

“I’ve been told I have a lot of arthritis in my spine…can you still help me?” Not a month goes by when I’m not asked that question by a patient. Usually an older patient – a senior citizen – but sometimes I’m asked by a middle aged patients as well. Any question about arthritis and… Continue Reading

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