Why Choose Us

Why choose us Atlas Chiropractic Asheville NC

Are you ready for a breakthrough to lasting pain relief?

  • Your health has never been the same since and accident or head injury.
  • You have been told that there is nothing that can be done for you, and that you need to learn to live with your pain.
  • You are tired of medications that only cover up your symptoms and are exhausted from horrible side effects.

You are interested in exploring DRUG FREE SOLUTIONS to disc and nerve pain, neuropathy pain, and the myriad of upper cervical atlas conditions

Why choose us Dr. David Nygaard Atlas Chiropractic Asheville NC

We are the only upper cervical atlas specific chiropractic office in Western North Carolina. Since 1995, Dr. Nygaard has helped thousands of people just like you break free from a life of pain and achieve their unique health goals.

Dr Nygaard is grateful to have served those patients  that have sought out his care  since 1997. In 2015 We changed our name from Atlas Family Chiropractic to Atlas Chiropractic of Asheville. Dr Nygaard has been a Doctor of Chiropractic since 1995.

No matter how long it takes, Dr. Nygaard and his team at Atlas Chiropractic of Asheville are committed to helping you get there!  And if you are uninsured or have a high deductible insurance plan, don’t worry- we offer several strategies to make the process as easy as possible for you.

Dr. Nygaard and his staff have a reputation for kindness, compassion and understanding that complement the technical nature of our clinical skills.

For those who may have been hesitant to try chiropractic in the past, Dr. Nygaard is an ideal choice to begin your breakthrough to a life of lasting pain relief!

Our mission at Atlas Chiropractic of Asheville is clear- to provide lasting pain relief and maximize the health potential of the patients who seek our care.

Dr. Nygaard’s years of experience and commitment to bringing state-of-the-art treatment protocols to his patients’ care plans makes this possible.

Let us help you improve your quality of life so you can do more of what you love!

If you are seeking pain relief you have come to the right office.

High Deductible Insurance Plan?

Not interested in long term care?


Do you want to establish a relationship with an office that is focused on efficiently meeting your needs so you can get on with your life?

Our promises to you


You will always have the option of choosing the treatment approach that is best suited for your desires, needs and current life circumstances. We provide many advanced treatment modalities that are not covered by insurance. These self pay options may or may not be of interest to you.


If Dr Nygaard doesn’t think he can help you or someone else  is better suited to meet your needs ( be it another chiropractor, a body worker, a physical therapist, and MD or even a surgical consult) Our promise is to make the necessary referral. As a routine part of your care we send reports to your primary care physician, with your permission of course.


We want you to make an educated choice in regard to what is the best approach for you to achieve your desired results. Our commitment is to provide you with the information it takes to make an educated choice about your condition and the treatment options available to you. We will be supportive of your health care choices.


Dr Nygaard is  the only Atlas Orthogonist in WNC and one of less than 250 board certified in Atlas Orthogonality world wide. Dr Nygaard was the first Chiropractor in WNC with onsite digital films.  Dr Nygaard and the staff spend a lot of time and resources going to seminars, reading and advancing our clinical skills. We offer many advanced treatment modalities

Office features

  • Dr Nygaard offers complimentary pre-consultations
  • Central location with easy access from Hwy 240
  • Short term pain management is always our first goal
  • Individualized treatment plans
  • Flexible payment options with opportunities for interest free financing
  • Some health conscious people choose to make chiropractic wellness care  a part of their health care tool box
  • We participate with most insurance plans and bill at no expense to you
  • Established referral relationships with primary care doctors and imaging centers
Atlas Orthogonal Atlas Chiropractic Asheville NC

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Contact us today to learn about Atlas Chiropractic of Asheville and the many conditions we treat. 828-253-0700