Acton Family Chiros offers a full suite of chiropractic and wellness services to our valued clients in Asheville, NC.
Whether it is your upper, middle, or lower back, it is likely that you will experience some form of back pain at some point in your life. In fact, it is estimated that nearly 32 million Americans are experiencing back pain at this moment and that approximately 80% of the population will experience some form of back pain in their lifetime. With these types of numbers, it’s not surprising that back pain has grown to be the #1 cause of disability in the United States.
Headaches & Migraines
Migraines and headaches are serious and affect many people in Asheville NC. If you're not sure if you have had a migraine or not, the chances are you probably have not had one. The pain can be mind-numbing, and for many patients, it leaves them unable to function. The traditional medical system relies on medication for this issue, but for many patients, that's not enough. It's important to find the source of what's causing the problem. Our Asheville NC chiropractic office can help.
You are not alone if you're dealing with neck pain in Asheville NC. Millions of people suffer with neck pain, never getting the care they need. For over one hundred years chiropractors have been helping people with this condition. Dr. Acton is trained to use a variety of diagnostic tools to locate the source of your neck pain and treat your condition. If you have neck pain don't fall into the common vs. normal trap. The trap insinuates that because so many people have neck pain it must be normal. Neck pain is very common, but it is certainly not normal. You don't have to become a statistic of neck pain. Take control of the problem before it's too late.
Emergency room doctors say that sciatica is one of the most common things they encounter each year in Asheville NC. While there are large numbers of people that have this issue, many never achieve a long-term solution. Their sciatic pain continues to worsen because they have not received the correct treatment. Acton Family Chiropractic will help you to understand the ins and outs of this condition and how chiropractic care can help you overcome it.
Typically, scoliosis begins as a minor bend in the spine that gradually progresses. In fact, for the diagnosis of scoliosis to be made, there must be a minimum 60-degree sideways curve of the spine. Once the spine has advanced to this stage there are often severe health consequences. The good news is that if the bending of the spine is discovered and cared for properly during its early stages, it can be prevented from advancing over time.
Have you been told that you have a slipped disc or a disc injury in Asheville NC? They can vary from slight to severe, but most require the attention of a trained chiropractor. Our chiropractic clinic can help you understand your condition and help you develop the best treatment option for you. If you are diagnosed with a protruding disc, herniated disc, or disc extrusion, call our team at Acton Family Chiropractic today. We are here to help.
Many people experience whiplash injuries each year. Most car accidents in Asheville NC are rear-end collisions each of which varies in severity. Many of our patients that are involved in rear-end collisions don't even realize they have received injuries until weeks or months post-impact. Their medical doctors do not always acknowledge injuries that occur at lower speeds but research today says differently. If you have been injured in an accident, our chiropractic clinic can help you understand the options that you have.
Many people are surprised to find out that most injuries in the workplace happen from overuse injuries. The most common of all the risk factors associated with work injury is repetitive stress. Small tasks that happen with poor posture create big problems over time. Twisting and turning while moving boxes and even continuous typing in a poor position. You would think it's the big package that falls on you, but it's the small ones handled more often each day that create the majority of injuries.
Arm & Leg Pain
Our shoulder and hip joints are two of the most mobile and frequently used joints in our bodies. This combination of frequency and mobility has led to a wide range of possible injuries and sources of pain. Due to the complexity of the joints and the vast number of possible causes, it is important that you see someone who is trained in these areas to get an accurate diagnosis. Our doctors at Acton Family Chiropractic will use a detailed and complete approach to figure out what is exactly causing your pain, and as a result, the best possible treatment solution for it.
Did you know that just as nerves become pinched in your back by the bones in your spine, the bones in your wrist may also compress nearby nerves giving rise to the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome? While many people seek treatment through surgical means, our team at Acton Family Chiropractic has had success in treating carpel tunnel syndrome through non-invasive adjustments to the bones of the wrist.
The shoulder complex is the most mobile joint in the body and as a result, is subject to a wide range of injuries and conditions. The causes of shoulder pain are endless, but some of the most common reasons for pain in the shoulder include, neck and upper back problems, arthritis in the shoulder complex, abnormal motor patterns causing aberrant motion, participation in athletic events, and automobile accidents. Our chiropractic clinic can help.
It's common for women to complain of a lot of lower back pain while pregnant. The physical stress of pregnancy can lead to a great deal of discomfort. During pregnancy, a women’s body is undergoing a number of different changes to accommodate the growing baby. Due to the weight that is gained, a mother’s center of gravity changes. It shifts to the front of her pelvis and this is not a natural position. It can result in added stress and discomfort in the lower back and various joints in the pelvis. This may lead to difficulty performing daily routines and create difficulties in labor.
Often, our doctors at Acton Family Chiropractic have patients who enter the office with complaints of dizziness. Many of these patients have tried other health care providers with little relief. Surprisingly, many of these patients report having received little information about what is causing their dizziness (vertigo) and the best available treatments. Contact us to see how chiropractic care in Asheville NC can help.
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