Dr. Ken Howard is the Clinic Director at Med Alliance. He earned his Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 1988 from Palmer College of Chiropractic. For over 20 years he has been in private practice in Glendale, Wisconsin. During that time, Dr. Howard pioneered a multidisciplinary patient-centered treatment approach that combined medicine, chiropractic, physical therapy and massage therapy under one roof. Early on in his career, he made the commitment to offer his patients the best in cutting edge technology as well as the most advanced science-driven treatment options.
His practice is currently devoted to the treatment of chronic health conditions, neurological disorders and chronic spinal conditions thru the combination of Functional Medicine, Functional Neurology and Chiropractic care.
His extensive post doctorate study includes; functional neurology, functional blood chemistry, functional endocrinology, autoimmune thyroid, advanced thyroid principles, the brain and neurotransmitters, nutrition, spinal rehabilitation, the treatment and management of low back pain, sports injury, spinal trauma and whiplash. Currently, Dr. Howard is pursuing his diplomat in Chiropractic Neurology. The expanded scope of Chiropractic Neurology brings together findings from the fields of psychology, neuropsychiatry, neurology, neurophysiology and nutrition.
Dr. Howard commonly treats patients suffering from; Type II Diabetes, Peripheral Neuropathy, Thyroid conditions, Hashimoto's disease, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Insomnia and other sleep disorders, Vertigo, Dizziness, and a variety of Balance Disorders, Herniated Discs, Low Back Pain, Neck Pain, Spinal Stenosis, Carpal Tunnel, common Headaches and Migraine Headaches.
He frequently has success in treating those who have "been everywhere" and "tried everything".
Dr. Howard is married with two children. He has many interests including; spending time with his family, boating, skiing and reading.
Dr. Howard is a Doctor of Chiropractic, what does he possibly know about chronic conditions such as Type II Diabetes, Thyroid Conditions and Fibromyalgia?
Similar to a Medical Doctor, A Doctorate in Chiropractic is a 4 year curriculum averaging over 4800 hours of classroom, lab and clinical study with a specific focus on disorders of musculoskeletal system and nervous system. As a board certified Chiropractor, Dr. Howard has been trained with broad diagnostic skills as well as nutritional, dietary and lifestyle counseling.
It is in his post-doctorate education in Functional Medicine and Neurology that Dr. Howard has gained the skills and expertise to successfully serve patients with chronic conditions. This path of science-based training has allowed him to become uniquely skilled at working with the root physiological, bio-chemical and hormonal imbalances associated with these conditions.
In addition to his post-doctorate studies in Functional Medicine and Neurology, Dr. Howard has personally trained and consults with Dr. Brandon Credeur, D.C. and Dr. Heather Credeur, D.C. Senior Clinic Directors at the Functional Endocrinology Institute in Denver, CO. and authors of, "The Last Diet". He has also personally trained with Dr. Datis Kharrazian, D.C., D.H.Sc., M.S. M. Neuro. Sci.(C), F.A.A.C.P, D.A.C.B.N, D.I.B.A.K., C.N.S., C.C.N., C.S.C.S., C.C.S.P. renowned thyroid expert and author of the revolutionary best-selling book, "Why Do I Still Have Thyroid Symptoms When My Lab Tests Are Normal?". Finally, he trains and consults weekly with Dr. Michael Johnson, a Chiropractic Neurologist and author of the alternative medicine best-seller, "What Do You Do When the Medications Don't Work?"