River Ridge Chiropractic Blog Archive

Foot Care

Friday, January 25th, 2013

Did you know that the average person walks enough steps to circle the Earth twice? That’s about 13 million steps in a lifetime! To keep your feet in good shape, there are simple exercises you can do right from the comfort of your own home. Toe grip– Drop a sock or other lightweight object on […]

Back Care

Friday, January 18th, 2013

The ways you can injure your back are seemingly endless. Lifting something incorrectly, sleeping in the wrong position, or spending the day walking too much are all ways you can hurt your back. Thankfully, most back pain is a muscle sprain or strain that will go away on its own in a few weeks and […]

Safety on Toboggans

Friday, January 11th, 2013

The National Safety Council reports that there are over 30,000 tobogganing and sledding accidents each year in the United States.  While sledding accidents tend to result in head injuries and facial lacerations, tobogganing accidents usually result in injuries to the lower half of the body. Although you might not find yourself tobogganing in Asheville, you […]

Cross Country Skiing

Friday, January 4th, 2013

Are you planning a road trip out of Asheville and to the Appalachian Trail for a little cross country skiing anytime soon? If so, there are precautions you can take in order to prevent injuries and a few things to be aware of in the event that you do get hurt. Types of injuries– Sprains, […]

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