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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...

No one wants to be alone in their process of recuperating and healing from something so traumatic as a car wreck. That’s why we’ve put together this ‘quick-start’ guide to follow after you’ve been in a car wreck. As a chiropractic practice that specializes in...

Foot pain sufferers are likely more than familiar with the various shoe inserts and foot cushions that are on the market. But despite their claims and advertising, many of them don’t work to alleviate the intense, debilitating pain that feet endure when the nervous system...

Of all the body parts that gain wear and tear with everyday usage, our feet are perhaps the worst victims of our lifestyles. Whether we're totally sedentary, working at a desk job for 10 hours a day, or just the opposite, putting constant stress on...