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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.

​27 signs your problem is coming from your neck​?

​A free instant checklist from an upper cervical perspective

From the Baltimore Sun.

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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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“5 reasons your doctor can’t fix your neck pain” – a Free PDF Report

“5 reasons your doctor can’t fix your neck pain” – a Free PDF Report

About Latest Posts ConnectDrZWardUpper Cervical Chiropractor at Life In Alignment ChiropracticDr. 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… Continue Reading

Certified Nurse Midwives Have Positive View of Chiropractic

From Chiro.org: 187 Certified nurse midwives were asked their awareness and views of chiropractic care, and the results were consistent and positive: Responders were aware that chiropractors worked with “birthing professionals”. They were aware that DCs attended to patients for both musculoskeletal and non-musculoskeletal disorders. The vast majority indicated a positive personal and clinical experience… Continue Reading

I learn a hard lesson

I learn a hard lesson

Everything is connected…I learn my lesson the hard way. This is a reprint from my private email newsletter, which is written for patients. This was the most widely read article from my practice email list in 2017. It also happens to be the only article where I describe what a clumsy doofus I can be.… 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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