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From An Upper Cervical Chiropractic Perspective

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

Is Southeast Michigan drug dependent?

Does America have a problem with drug dependence? And how can upper cervical chiropractic care help?

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services:

  • Approximately 50% of Americans are on at least one prescription drug.
  • 1 out of 6 are on at least three prescription drugs simultaneously.

In addition to these figures, consider:

  • There are about 700,000 emergency room visits per year caused by drug interactions from pharmaceuticals that were properly prescribed.
  • The rate of Americans addicted to prescribed pain killers is slowly rising every year, to the point that more Americans are dying from prescription pain killer overdoses, than overdoses from heroine and cocaine.
  • America is only 5% of the world population, but U.S. citizens consume about 50% of the world’s pharmaceutical drug supply.

Is this a problem? You bet it is. Every years tens of thousands of individuals follow the directions on the bottle of their latest prescription drug, only to land in the hospital. And sometimes, more than you might think, they don’t live to go home again.

And some of those people live right here in Southeast, Michigan.

What does this information have to do with upper cervical chiropractic care?

It’s simple. Because upper cervical doctors don’t rely on drugs or surgery, your upper cervical chiropractor cannot add to this problem.

In fact, not adding another drug or another potential drug interaction is one really important reason that many people decide that it’s time to try upper cervical care.

They want to step away from the drug-dependence of their usual health care. They want to see if they can have less pain, better movement, and a more responsive body without the risk of putting another drug in their body.

As many upper cervical chiropractic users put it:

“At least I know that I’m not creating a new problem or a new symptom by choosing upper cervical chiropractic.”

Are you ready to reduce your dependence on medications? Find out if we can help you do that. Request a consultation via this website to see what areas of your health may respond to upper cervical chiropractic care.

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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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Bone spur causing neck pain? Maybe – maybe not (video)

Hi, this is Dr. Zachary ward at Life In Alignment Chiropractic here in Auburn Hills, Michigan. We’re looking at patient number six: a bone spur leading to chronic neck pain….Big question mark on that one. Let’s go ahead and take a look. Did a bone spur on her CT scan actually cause her neck pain?… Continue Reading

Solving neck pain after whiplash (video)

Hi, this is Dr. Zachary Ward at Life In Alignment Chiropractic here in Auburn Hills, Michigan. Facebook.com/LIAChiropractic We’re going over ten cases in about ten minutes. (Don’t hold me to it.) Whiplash after car crash- the acceleration-deceleration injury of the neck We’re on number eight, looking at whiplash after a car accident…The cervical acceleration-deceleration injury.… Continue Reading

TOS and Upper Cervical Chiropractic – Part 2

In each case, the bundle of nerves, veins, and/or arteries which travel into the arm are mechanically compressed, sometimes in more than one place. This combination of compression points often explains why TOS can have a variety of symptoms that can appear very severe in some cases, and mild in others.

Let’s see how Upper Cervical Chiropractic care can help the body take pressure off these important passages, naturally. Continue Reading

Upper cervical chiropractor appears on Canadian news program

A canadian chiropractor Dr. Ankur Tayal recently appeared on a Canadian television show called Daytime to explain upper cervical chiropractic and the importance of spinal hygiene, which he says is just as important as dental hygiene. Watch the video here. Thanks to The Atlas of Life for this story. About Latest Posts ConnectDrZWardUpper Cervical Chiropractor… Continue Reading

Child with brain disorder improves after upper cervical chiropractic

“It makes perfect sense when you think about it,” stated Dr. Willemin. “The brain constantly needs and wants to know where our body is in space. If there is interference with the neurological communication between the spine and the brain all sorts of malfunctions can occur and this can lead to balance problems, dizziness and… Continue Reading

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