chiropractic care Tag

Googling “Why can’t I sleep” in the middle of the night? We’ve all been there at one time or another. You’re tossing and turning, your mind is racing, and you just can’t quite let go and ease into blessed, life-giving, necessary sleep. Whether your sleeplessness is brought...

You just crashed your car. Your mind is racing, your heart pounding. Am I injured? Are other people in my car or the other car injured? How badly is my car damaged? Are we in danger of being hit by oncoming traffic? Should I get out? Where’s...

Every year, the weight-loss industry in the US makes billions of dollars on products and services that range from evidence-based to complete scams that could be detrimental to your health. [caption id="attachment_18859" align="alignnone" width="740"] Photo by Arek Adeoye on Unsplash[/caption] Where to begin?! It can be confusing and...

With the rise of COVID-19, most of us have wondered, “How can I boost my immune system?” And, as if COVID-19 weren’t enough, now we’re heading into cold and flu season—and our bodies are already stressed after months of weathering a pandemic. So it’s an excellent time...

Arm or Leg Pain Arm or leg pain is a radiating pain that is a result of nerve irritation or nerve compression of one or more nerve roots of the cervical spine. Because the cervical (neck) nerves travel to the shoulders, arms and hands, an injury...

Disc Pain Spinal disc problems are widely misunderstood for a number of reasons. First, medical and chiropractic professionals do not always agree on the causes of disc pain and nerve pain. Patients can have a difficult time understanding this complex – and often not well explained...

To put things in simple terms, the sympathetic nervous system can put our body into a "tense" state. It can increase the blood flow to the muscles, stimulate the production of epinephrine and nor-epinephrine, and even increase our heart rate. These are all functions that...

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...

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...