River Ridge Chiropractic Blog

Living with Scoliosis
Friday, September 26th, 2014

Dr. Bart Hodgins gives an informative overview of Scoliosis and what help is available for those living with the varying degrees of this common chiropractic ailment. Take a look and listen:

Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
Friday, August 15th, 2014

That sharp catch in the low back/hip area from gardening or hiking just might be a sacroiliac joint dysfunction. Dr. Bart describes the specific symptoms of this condition that we see a frequently in our Asheville chiropractic clinic.  Keep your back safe from injury and enjoy the great outdoors! Watch this very informative video by […]

Support Your Local Farmers Market!
Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

It’s finally Spring, and farmer’s market season is back! It’s a time for getting out there and connecting with community, finding the freshest local and organic produce, meat, eggs, chocolate  and other locally made products.  We had a blast at the opening of the Oakley Farmers market! Take a look at the vendors on their […]

Chiropractic Post Surgical Management of a Spinal Fusion
Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

Watch the above video by Dr. Bart Hodgins to learn how to manage your post surgical needs and for other guidance on how chiropractic care can help you. How can we care chiropractically for your spine following surgery for spinal fusion? Essentially, you now have one vertebrae instead of two, and perhaps you are thinking […]

When to Seek Treatment for Your Neck Pain
Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

Asheville chiropractor Dr. Bart Hodgins gives you some details of what’s going on with a muscle spasm, as well as other symptoms with neck pain and when to seek treatment.

Slip Sliding Away…….
Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

Remembering this Paul Simon song is a little nostalgic, but in light of the major snowstorm we’re in right now, maybe not so pleasant an image of our vehicles or ourselves slip sliding away with the ice and snow. So we hope you are all taking good care of yourselves during these times and staying […]

Winter Driving Tips
Friday, January 10th, 2014

We see the results of motor vehicle accidents all the time in our office, so here are some great tips we found for taking it easy and safely in icy or snowy conditions. The best tip for winter driving: Sometimes it’s best to stay home, or at least remain where you are until snow plows […]

Create a Wellness Plan!
Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

    Our philosophy for life  is one of creating and maintaining Wellness rather than the old model of treating illness.  Wellness saves money and energy, and contributes to a healthier, more active lifestyle.  There is a lot of room in the wellness model for personal tastes and interests as it is inclusive in its […]

Plantar Faciitis and You
Friday, December 6th, 2013

Plantar Faciitis is a medical term for inflammation of the connective tissue in the bottom of the foot. This can also include pain in the heel area that is generally most severe in the morning. Causes of plantar faciitis include a flattening of the arches and an arch drop that might result from weight gain, […]

Foot Care for Your Life
Friday, November 22nd, 2013

Care of our feet is key to the overall development of our bone structure and spinal health.   Some thirty odd years ago when my oldest children were small, it was one of the “important” things on their pediatricians list of what to look for in their physical development. How were the feet and ankles […]

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