River Ridge Chiropractic Blog Archive

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:


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.


Spinal Decompression Therapy or How to Avoid Unnecessary Back Surgery

Friday, October 25th, 2013

As our office was closing at the end of our day today, we had a walk in new patient who had been referred to us by her chiropractor in another town for spinal decompression therapy. She had already experienced the benefits of this treatment for her low back pain in another geographic area and found […]


Preventing Neck and Shoulder Pain

Thursday, August 15th, 2013

A lot of neck and shoulder pain can be attributed to posture and how we are moving (or not moving!) through our day.  Oftentimes our workspaces are not accommodating our bodies’ need to move, so it is important to keep an awareness of this and move or shift positions often.  Our metabolism responds to regular […]


Help Following a Motor Vehicle Accident – Part III – Your First Appointment

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

At River Ridge Chiropractic and Acupuncture, we are here to help you when you have been in a Motor Vehicle Accident. Your injuries may not be severe, but you should always consider being checked out by a chiropractor as many people experience pain that shows up or increases 24-72 hours or more after the accident. […]


Help following a Motor Vehicle Accident – Part II

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

“It’s not the accident, it’s how you heal up from it that’s the key”,  according to Dr. Bart Hodgins of River Ridge Chiropractic.   With that in mind, the sooner we see you following a motor vehicle accident, the better.  First, we begin with an getting an accurate account of what happened, then you will […]


Help Following a Motor Vehicle Accident – Part I

Sunday, July 7th, 2013

Although we hope that it is never your experience to be injured in a Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA), we would like to be of service if you find that this is the case. Injuries can be minor on the surface, as in no broken bones, stitches or internal injuries, yet your body and spine in […]


How We Treat Neck Pain With or Without Headaches

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Here is a discussion about headaches. Most of these conditions can be treated naturally with effective results. So what should you do? If you are ready to book an appointment, I will be happy to help you figure out the best care pathway for your needs. We have lots of blog posts about neck pain […]


Sleep Right for Good Sleep

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Are you- yawn- feeling sleepy as you read this? Although we need about eight hours of sleep each night, only four in ten Americans report that they get a good night’s sleep most nights of the week. Inadequate sleep is correlated with issues such as depression, weight gain, increased risk of diabetes, brain damage, and […]


How We Treat Neck Pain at River Ridge Chiropractic

Friday, May 11th, 2012

Here is a discussion and common ailments for the neck. Most of these conditions can be treated naturally with effective results. Your neck does more than just connect your head to your torso. Seven of the vertebrae that make up your spine are located in your neck. In fact, the main function of your neck […]



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