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

Meningitis scare reveals dependence on drugs/surgery for back pain

Shots of the steroid preservative-free methylprednisolone acetate, which has been linked to the meningitis outbreak, has become a common way to treat the pain. Roughly 14,000 people may have received contaminated shots of the steroid, which came from the New England Compounding Center in Framingham, Mass. In Maryland, 22 people have been sickened and one died.

Pain doctors around the country have heard from patients afraid to get the steroid shots, Webster said. Many may switch to oral pain killers. While he said the fear is justified, the medical industry has to be careful of moving too far to the extreme, he said.

The chiropractic industry is using the outbreak to advocate for more conservative, less invasive approaches to treating back pain, including yoga, acupuncture and, of course, chiropractic care.

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27 signs your problem could be coming from your neck - a free checklist from an upper cervical perspective

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Upper Cervical Chiropractor at Life In Alignment Chiropractic
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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Neck pain’s biggest myth

So what’s the truth? Your neck pain and your arthritis are symptoms of the same problem: poor head-to-neck neck alignment. A problem that often ends in the loss of the neck’s proper curve, and the stretching or compression of sensitive ligaments in the neck. Continue Reading

Not confident enough to start exercising on your own? Read this

These are the exercises beginners need. Especially those beginners who are confused and intimidated by most of the fitness industry. “Can you feel it?” Recently I sent these words out to my private practice newsletter, asking for a response. Here’s what I wrote: Is it my neck? Get the 27 point checklist instantly 27 signs… Continue Reading

Research: Patient satisfaction with upper cervical chiropractic care.

“Chiropractic care using UCT may have a fairly common occurrence of mild intensity SRs short in duration (<24 hours), and rarely severe in intensity; however, outcome assessments were significantly improved with less than 3 weeks of care with a high level of patient satisfaction. Although our findings need to be confirmed in subsequent randomized studies… Continue Reading

Seizures end after upper cervical adjustment

While upper cervical care cannot be understood as a treatment for seizure in the medical sense, re-aligning the upper neck with a gentle protocol seems to allow the body to better heal in a variety of complex medical cases. Continue Reading

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