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For those who suffer with chronic headaches, you may have been told that painkillers are the only option.  However, there are many underlying dangers with headache medication that are kept under wraps. The most common medications include aspirin, ibuprofen, and prescription analgesics.  Though they can temporarily...

Effective pain relief for our patients is our highest priority.  Therefore, we utilize many advanced techniques in our office. One of the treatments that has helped many of our patients is cold laser therapy.  Cold laser therapy is a gentle, noninvasive method of treating many different types of pain. It...

Did you know that there are more than 3 million cases of tension headaches each year?  This is a very common reaction to the high levels of stress in our society today.  So, if you suffer from them on a regular basis, you're not alone! Tension headaches...

More than 40 million people living in the United States suffer from chronic headaches, and of them, almost 30 million suffer from migraines.  The pain of these migraines can be intense and excruciating, making the simplest of tasks almost impossible to perform. The good news...

One of the main causes of neck pain is a condition called vertebral subluxation which results from misaligned vertebrae in the spine of the neck. Fortunately, chiropractors such as Dr. Nygaard are trained to pinpoint these areas and work with you on correcting them. Chiropractic adjustments...

Have you ever ridden a tilt-a-whirl?  Do you remember when you were a kid and you would spin yourself in circles until you fell down?  That dizzy feeling as a child was fun, but can be scary, and even dangerous, for adults.  Most dizzy spells...

The atlas (the top bone in the neck) is prone to misalignment more than any other vertebra of the spine. It is a freely moveable joint, and with the second vertebra (the axis) provides most of the motion between the head and neck. Every nerve...

Each individual varies. Chiropractic addresses the underlying cause of the problem instead of masking the problem with drugs. The intent of chiropractic is to identify and correct subluxation. Subluxation directly causes pain and countless other health problems. Subluxation has a progressive, destructive impact on the...

If during your examination you are found to have Atlas Subluxation the answer is, "YES.” Atlas Orthogonal is based upon specific radiographic analysis. Each and every atlas subluxation is unique in terms of the biomechanical distortions that occur within the body and must be analyzed individually...

There’s a reason that the beautiful back roads in the mountainous Asheville area are peppered with this sign: “Look Twice. Save a life. Motorcycles are everywhere.” Thousands of motorcycle accidents occur each year in our beautiful state, and over half of these result in injury...

Over 100 million Americans now live with chronic pain. According to the American Academy of Pain Medicine, this burden of everyday discomfort not only costs us our health and happiness, but also costs our country a cool $635 billion dollars annually - and that was...

If you are one of the thousands each year that are injured in a North Carolina car accident, look no further for practical solutions that will help you get off your feet and on your way to a full-body recovery. Distracted drivers behind the wheel...