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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.

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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Why are you hanging 60 pounds from your neck?

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What are my treatment options for fibromyalgia syndrome?

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Brachial Neuritis and Upper Cervical

A wonderful patient of ours who had been suffering for some time before starting Upper Cervical Care. I remember her telling me early on in care how the care had already paid for itself. When I asked her what she meant, she informed be of the high cost of her medications. Some times the cost… Continue Reading

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