River Ridge Chiropractic Blog Archive

In the News: Chiropractic and Golf in Asheville

Friday, April 27th, 2012

Are you an Asheville golfer suffering from back pain and considering chiropractic treatment? A recent article from MarketWatch discusses the growing use of Chiropractic treatments by professional golfers. Because of the nature of the sport, many of these professionals experience muscle imbalances and spinal misalignment. The article contends that in addition to the treatment of […]


Pinched Nerves

Friday, April 20th, 2012

Last week, I received the following email from a young woman, Alison: Dr. Bart, Two days ago, I was opening some boxes at work. I was stooped over, and when I stood back up, I experienced a super sharp pain in my neck – I think it’s a pinched nerve. I was extremely stiff and […]


Posture and Disc Herniation

Friday, April 13th, 2012

Last week, I told you about the symptoms of Thoracic disc herniation. According to physioadvisor.com, here are some of the culprits involved in disc bulges in this area of the spine: poor core stability a sedentary lifestyle being overweight muscle tightness muscle weakness joint stiffness poor lifting technique poor posture a lifestyle involving large amounts […]


Disc Herniation in the Thoracic Spine

Friday, April 6th, 2012

In the past few blogs, I’ve been discussing both disc herniation and Degenerative Disc Disease in the lower spine. This week, I want to talk a little bit about how these occurrences affect the middle back, or Thoracic spine. “The most common location for thoracic disc disorders is at the thoracolumbar (the thoracic and lumbar […]


Degenerative Disc Disease

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

Last week, I mentioned that I wanted to talk more about Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD). Technically, DDD, is not really a disease. The term is used to describe the process of disc degeneration that may happen to some people as they age. Here is a great video that explains in more detail, how discs degeneration […]



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