Dr Don Acton is WNC’s most experienced chiropractor having seen over 500,000 patient visits since 1979. Most of our patients have seen at least 2-3 other doctors for the same problem before coming to our office. About 10-15% have had previous spinal surgery. Dr. Acton believes his job is to find out what’s causing your problem and then show you what you need. However; YOU are always the boss and he will gladly give you what you want.

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Chiropractor Asheville NC

 

Acton Family Chiropractic was established in 1979 by Dr. Donald Acton. He had witnessed the miracles of Chiropractic from a very early age after seeing his Mother and Grandmother recover from serious spinal problems. His Mother took his entire family to be checked for nerve stress when he was 7 and by age 12 he knew he wanted to become a Chiropractor in Asheville and help other people who were suffering and were looking for an answer that didn't include taking drugs or having surgery.

After his practice took off quickly, he need more space and decided to move to a location that was easily accessible for the entire county. In 1982 he purchased, remodeled and expanded an existing building at 789 Patton Ave. The location is the second busiest street in the state of North Carolina and right off I-240, just 2 miles West of the center of town. The office is a free-standing building just .2 of a mile past Denny's restaurant as you head West.

Dr. Acton grew up in a very small town in North Central Indiana surrounded by corn fields and people who loved basketball. Life was good, people were kind but he knew he had the ability to help people (who had a spine and were still breathing) anywhere on the planet. But after traveling extensively he knew he wanted to live in the mountains in the Southeast. Asheville NC already had a road name "Acton Circle" and he felt it was predetermined to go there.

789 Patton Avenue
Asheville, NC 28806

OFFICE HOURS
Monday8:00 - 12:30am
2:30 - 6:00pm
Tuesday2:30 - 6:00pm
Wednesday8:00 - 12:00am
Thursday8:00 - 12:30am
2:30 - 6:00pm
FridayBy Appointment
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
     
Acton Family Chiropractic is rated 4.8 out of 5 based on 67 reviews from around the Web.
12/02/2016
     
After dealing with neck and back pain, as well as headaches and major facial pain for many years now, I decided to take a friend's advice and make an...
11/22/2016
     
Speaking with Dr. Acton renews my faith in alternative ways to treat pain. He's an amazing doctor. Can't say enough great things.
11/21/2016
     
Dr Acton has been wonderful. He explained everything thoroughly before beginning treatment and why each treatment would be necessary. He has helped me so...
11/19/2016
     
Having never experienced Chiropractic care I felt this was a last resort after no results from family doctors from the pain I was experiencing other than...
11/18/2016
     
Being a patient of Dr. Acton is one of the best choices I have made. I have a history of migraines and they prohibited me to function or work a lot of the...
11/10/2016
     
I enjoy how personable Dr Acton is. He takes the time to know his clients and their lifestyles in order to provide the best possible treatment.
11/10/2016
     
The spinal adjustments received from Don Acton have really improved my quality of life. Went there with neuropathy in my feet, those treatments have helped...
10/25/2016
     
As a busy ER nurse dealing with psoriatic arthritis, I began having some difficulty dealing with an acute exacerbation of chronic shoulder pain. I had gotten...
10/21/2016
     
Dr Acton and his staff are wonderful. They take the time to explain every step. I feel completely comfortable putting my car in their hands.
09/25/2016
     
Dr. Acton and the staff are FANTASTIC!!!! NEVER had a office that was as flexible and accommodating as they are. Cant say enough about them. GREAT results as...
09/22/2016
     
No question...the best chiropractor I have ever been to! He really CARES!
07/19/2016
     
In the short period of time I have come to know Dr. Acton I have been thoroughly impressed with how dedicated he is to his patients and to chiropractic, he...
07/18/2016
     
In the short period of time I have come to know Dr. Acton I have been thoroughly impressed with how dedicated he is to his patients and to chiropractic, he...
07/11/2016
     
Dr. Acton and his staff are AWESOME!! My father has used Dr. Acton for years. I was from out of state on vacation having severe back and should pain very...
07/10/2016
     
Friendly, stays on schedule, and so far I feel noticeably improved after an adjustment.
07/06/2016
     
I have had a great experience with Dr. Acton and his staff. He is very knowledgeable and thorough, and I feel like I am receiving the best care.
07/02/2016
     
Don is always so friendly and does excellent work. He is so informative and always has some bit of knowledge to impart to each person. A very personable...
06/30/2016
     
I was reffered by another Chiropractor in another state and I really am pleased with Dr. Acton. He is a real professional and yet he is very frindly and he...
06/17/2016
     
Dr. Acton helped us greatly with the problems we had and was able to pinpoint the problem right away. The assessment before the first treatment was the most...
01/10/2016
     
hello!I am a 30 plus year patient of Don's! I have trusted my entire families Chiropractic care to Don. Almost from the day my kids were born we have...
11/10/2015
     
They treat you like family and take care of you like you are a part of that family. Very informative and take time to provide you with expert and courteous...
07/30/2015
     
I came in expecting to be treated as just another number, but was pleasantly surprised with the treatment and attention given by both Drs. Acton and Willis....
07/25/2015
     
My husband was suffering from excruciating lower back and lower body nerve pain along with numbness in his feet. His quality of life was deteriorating, so...
06/10/2015
     
Acton Chiropractic's adjustments, services, staff, doctors, and philosophy have changed my life for the better. As a middle aged woman, I began feeling aches...
06/10/2015
     
I've been going to Acton Chiropractic for a few months now. I first went in with horrible neck pain due to an injury a few summers back. My neck would hurt...
06/10/2015
     
The staff at Acton are so friendly and welcoming. They really help you understand every aspect of your care from the very first appointment and each...
06/10/2015
     
I really am glad that I came to Acton chiropractic when I first came in I had lots of pain and burning in my arm and back doctors said that I had pinched...
06/10/2015
     
My experience has been one of total satisfaction and delight. The ailments that led me to this group have each been addressed with success. For one seeking a...
06/10/2015
     
I'm always happy that the office of Dr Acton is so organized and the staff were very professional and besides that you get great care
06/10/2015
     
I've never knew what chiropractor was until I started going I love it and I can't wait to the see the results when it's all over.
06/10/2015
     
Excellent adjusting and ethics
06/10/2015
     
I started going to Acton because I was having bad back pain. I feel so much better having regular chiropractic care. I'm very happy and comfortable with the...
06/10/2015
     
Acton Family Chiropractic is a wonderful place. Their atmosphere is perfect for anyone in need of corrective adjustments and overall well care. They are all...
06/10/2015
     
Acton Chiropractic staff is always so friendly and welcoming - from day one they make you feel as if you've been going there for a long time. They have a...
06/10/2015
     
I was in so much pain that I knew I had to do something. I was driving down the road saw the sign and pulled right in. As soon as I opened the door my life...
06/10/2015
     
Have been a patient here for 5 months and am really impressed with my results. The staff are informative and kind. Very comfortable atmosphere.
06/10/2015
     
I am still a fairly new patient with Acton Chiropractic & I can already feel a difference in the everyday activities that were once difficult, not so...
06/10/2015
     
Awesome crackin!
06/10/2015
     
It brightens my day the moment I open the door to Acton Family Chiropractic. The staff are amazingly welcoming, friendly and knowledgeable. They explain...
06/10/2015
     
Not only my back, but my body is feeling stronger and healthier than it has in years! The staff at Acton are friendly and super knowledgeable and they do a...
03/14/2013
     
The best service you can find! All stuff very friendly and proffecional. I am already refer couple friends to this facility. I belive 90% of people need a...
06/10/2012
     
I've known Don as a ethical, professional person. I admire the manner he conducts business always seeking to follow Biblical principles in conducting himself...
06/10/2012
     
Acton is the best! I was in pain and unable to work, but Dr Keirnan and the staff at Acton had me back at it and relatively pain free in a matter of days....
04/12/2012
     
This is the best Chiropractic office I have been to. I appreciate that the doctor listens to me and takes the time to address my specific concerns. Dr....
06/15/2009
     
I recently had the pleasure of meeting Dr. Acton and I was impressed by not only by his knowledge of his craft but by the way he shows genuine concern and...
06/10/2009
     
Thank you so much for all the care you give. I used to have a hard time trying to focus in class. Since I have been seeing you my grades have improved along...
06/10/2009
     
I recently visited Dr. Acton's office for some back pain that I've been dealing with for years. All I can say is, "Thank You"! I haven't felt this good in...
04/28/2009
     
I wanted to thank Dr. DeBoer as I am greatly indebted to him for his expertise. I am a new patient, have only had 5 adjustments so far. After re-injuring my...
03/16/2009
     
I am a chiropractor with over 30 years of experience in North Carolina and I have known Dr. Acton on a professional level during this time. I am always...
01/18/2009
     
Dr. Acton has an incredible passion for health and healing. He lives out his passion on a daily basis. It is an honor to know and learn from him! I am...

Common Symptoms We Help

Working with Acton Family Chiropractic
will make a difference in your health.

The thing that make our office unique is our passion to serve God by serving others and the fact that Dr. Acton has been a student of health and wellness his entire life having seen the health problems his family faced and how Chiropractic was able to help when other methods failed. We also try to be hyper-convenient and show people what they need but cheerfully give them what they want. We never push people into treatment they don't feel they need.

Most people come into our office after seeing at least 2 - 3 other doctors for the same problem without getting results. About 10-15% of the people we see daily have had previous spinal surgery. Low back problems are the #1 thing that brings most people in for the first time followed by different types of headache problems. We also specialize in the treatment of peripheral neuropathy.

Many people think that Chiropractic is only good for a 'crick in the back' or they think it's dangerous or once you go you have to keep going forever. I feel like our job is to find out what's causing your problem and then show you what I would do if it was me or my family however you are always welcome to take things at whatever pace you want to go without pressure.

So, if you haven't gotten the results you are desiring by doing whatever it is your doing now and what a second opinion, I would love to give you my opinion based on my lifetime study of health and the human body and my 37 years of practice seeing over 500,000 patient visits.

Chiropractic Explained

If you are looking for an explanation of how chiropractic care works this paragraph is for you. A concise scientific explanation of chiropractic is that adjustments directly affect muscle and bone structures by reducing pain and increasing joint motion.

That's a lot to take in, but it is the explanation as to why some chiropractic patients in Asheville report improvement in body function. This is not a claim that chiropractic adjustments treat disease, but it does suggest that some people will see improvements in conditions that are outside of the treatment area.

What Our Patients Say

"Ever since I’ve been coming to get adjusted I’ve seen a real, real, real big improvement. I hardly have any pain or stiffness at all now! I would recommend him to anybody!"
George

"I had a very bad migraine headache that day, and he explained to me what he was doing for my mom and he wanted to check me out. I listened to the explanation; he knew exactly where the pain was at in my back and has now cured my migraines by 90% and I think that is excellent!"
Rita

"Doctor Acton has done wonders on my legs, my hips, my back, everywhere! He has just done a fantastic job and I’d like to praise him for it!"
Glen

Chiropractic Asheville NC Acton Family Chiropractic

Acton Family Chiropractic
789 Patton Avenue
Asheville, NC 28806
(828) 258-0264

OFFICE HOURS
Monday8:00 - 12:30am
2:30 - 6:00pm
Tuesday2:30 - 6:00pm
Wednesday8:00 - 12:00am
Thursday8:00 - 12:30am
2:30 - 6:00pm
FridayBy Appointment
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed