River Ridge Chiropractic Blog Archive

Disk Herniation, Part 2

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

In the last blog, I discussed disc herniation. Today, I’d like to go a little bit more in depth on this subject. The most common place to herniate a disc is at the L5, which you can see on the image below. Image via Orthopod The L5 level actually refers to two discs: * The […]


Herniated Discs and Sciatica

Monday, March 19th, 2012

In this blog, I want to talk a little bit more in depth about herniated discs, a very common condition that we see here in our office. Image via WebMD Above is a cross-section image of the spine, and on the right, what a herniated disc looks like. As you can see, when the disc […]


Can Chiropractic and Yoga work together?

Monday, March 12th, 2012

Chiropractic has a lot to do with posture, alignment of the spine and full range of motion. For this reason, if you’ve ever practiced Yoga, you might recognize that it has a lot in common with Chiropractic. Essentially, yoga is about creating balance in the body. This is achieved by developing both strength and flexibility […]


Active in Asheville: Biking / Cycling

Monday, March 5th, 2012

Image via Romantic Asheville In the last Active in Asheville blog, I gave you some resources for doing some hiking locally. This week, I’m going to do the same with biking. First, I want to mention why regular Chiropractic care might be beneficial to those of you who are serious mount biking and/or cycling enthusiasts. […]


Treating Insomnia, Part 2: Acupuncture

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

In previous blogs, I’ve talked about how Acupuncture can help with back pain, migraines and food cravings. Today, I’ll add insomnia to that list.   When you receive an acupuncture treatment, your nervous system begins to calm down. The acupuncture needles are doing deep work by unraveling your subconscious stresses, balancing your Qi, and releasing […]


Treating Insomnia, Part 1: Chiropractic

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

Many of us have been there at some point in our lives: We lay awake in bed, counting sheep, feeling restless, and unable to fall asleep… For some people it’s a once in a while occurrence, but for many, it’s a chronic problem. While the situation may seem hopeless for those who have suffered from […]



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