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From An Upper Cervical Chiropractic Perspective

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

Resolution of Trigeminal Neuralgia in a patient undergoing upper cervical care

A 54-year-old male presented with right-sided facial pain along the distribution of the mandibular branch of the trigeminal nerve for the past 5 years. The patient also has a secondary complaint of lower cervical stiffness which he attributes to a skiing accident.

Following digital palpation, comparative leg length analysis, and radiographic examination it was determined that the patient had an atlas subluxation with a left anterior listing.

Two days following the initial  adjustment to the atlas, the associated TN pain reduced significantly. After one month the patient no longer experienced any pain associated with TN.

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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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Pain alters the brain, chiropractic sets it right?

“These data indicate that functional and structural brain abnormalities-specifically in the left DLPFC-are reversible, suggesting that treating chronic pain can restore normal brain function in humans.” From a collection of research reviews on ChiroAccess.com, Losing Your Mind From Back Pain. About Latest Posts ConnectDrZWardUpper Cervical Chiropractor at Life In Alignment ChiropracticDr. Zachary Ward first discovered… Continue Reading

Sleeping soundly, better flexibility, less pain

Sleeping soundly, better flexibility, less pain

How would your describe your health before you began receiving your adjustments? Pain in neck and lower back which wasn’t being controlled by strong pain killers. What is 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… Continue Reading

Suspended nerves in the spinal column?

As upper cervical doctors, we have a special interest in the Occipital-Atlas-Axis complex. The article talks about the how the C2 spinal nerve is attached to the transverse process of Atlas. We have seen some wicked rotation films of Atlas, some exceeding 7-8 degrees. I can’t help but wonder how the tension of that ligament… Continue Reading

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

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