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From An Upper Cervical Chiropractic Perspective

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.”

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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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Major increase in neck mobility

Major increase in neck mobility

How would you describe your health before you began receiving your adjustments? Low energy, tense, sluggish, tender, and tight. What is it that you heard or read that made you decide to choose my office for chiropractic care? Is it my neck? Get the 27 point checklist instantly 27 signs your problem could be coming… Continue Reading

I feel like I am getting more oxygen to my brain

I feel like I am getting more oxygen to my brain

How would you describe your health before you began receiving your adjustments? I had sciatica pain that would pop up every so often and sometimes almost cripple me with pain. I have also struggled with memory loss, confusion, and fatigue. What is it that you heard or read that made you decide to choose my… Continue Reading

Is Upper Cervical Chiropractic really based on science?

Looking for a more detailed discussion of the science behind upper cervical care? There is a logical chain of arguments that support specific upper cervical work. This chain is supported by some evidence at each link, with the evidence for some aspects being stronger than others. Given the anatomical, biomechanical and neurological complexity of the… Continue Reading

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