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General spinal pain – 19 year old female

General spinal pain – 19 year old female

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Presenting Concerns:

  • Spinal pain and neck pain for seven months before first appointment
  • Pain worse after lifting at work
  • Feels older than she believes she should feel

Physical Trauma:

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  • Memorable fall off bed at age two
  • Multiple motor vehicle accidents in two years prior to exam
  • No visit to emergency room

Structure/Posture Findings:

  • Right tilt of the head
  • Right low shoulder
  • Right list (lean) of spine
  • High left hip crest, with forward rotation of left hip

X-Ray Findings:

  • Loss of neck curve and beginning of reverse cervical curve
  • Neck leaning to right, with right head tilt
  • Upper cervical (orthogonal) x-ray measurements: right type 4 misalignment

X-Ray Dates:

  • Before July 2, 2012
  • After October 2, 2012

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Chiropractic methods: Orthogonal upper  cervical chiropractic care, via National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association (NUCCA), and Quantum Spinal Mechanics (QSM3)

Outcomes: Return of cervical curve and resolution of spinal pain and neck pain

Notes for providers:

  • No active/passive rehabilitation or traction
  • Low force cervical corrections only, without extension/rotation to C1 transverse region
  • Side posture patient placement
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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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