Dr. David Nygaard is an Atlas Orthogonal chiropractic doctor and the founder and owner of the Atlas Chiropractic of Asheville in Asheville, North Carolina. He studied BS in Special Education and MS in Guidance and Counselling. Dr. Nygaard is also an MBA graduate with a specialization in Human Resources. In 1990, he left his corporate position to obtain his Doctor of Chiropractic degree at the Palmer College of Chiropractic in Iowa and pursued his dream to make a difference in people's lives. After completing his training, he participated in an off-campus internship specializing in the Atlas Orthogonal protocol – a technique developed by Dr. Roy Sweat. Today, Dr. Nygaard is one of the 250 chiropractors worldwide certified as an Atlas Orthogonal doctor. Technique/s: Atlas Orthogonal

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Can Music Help Ease Migraines?

Migraines are one of the most painful and debilitating conditions experience. Millions of people suffer from them, and it can be challenging to find relief that sometimes works. However, some remedies, apart from pain medicines, have been proven to help ease migraine pain and discomfort, such as upper cervical care. Another natural method considered is music therapy. Music is known to soothe our souls. So can it provide relief for people who suffer from migraines? A set of studies involving over 3500 participants has shown that listening to music for pain offers potential advantages of low cost, ease of provision, [...]

Atlas Subluxation, Fibromyalgia, CFS, and Gut Health Connection Explained

Are you constantly tired and in pain but can't pinpoint the reason? Have you been struggling with symptoms like poor concentration, upset stomach, neck pain, and depression? Chances are you have fibromyalgia – a neurological condition that affects up to 10 million Americans. Many people with this condition report several debilitating symptoms and associated health concerns, and they are clueless why they are stuck in such an unpleasant situation. Do you happen to be in the same boat?  This article will help you understand fibromyalgia and its symptoms better, plus its connection to postural problems like an atlas subluxation. Hopefully, [...]

By |December 4th, 2022|Categories: Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Atlas Subluxation, Fibromyalgia, CFS, and Gut Health Connection Explained

The Atlas Bone’s Connection to Meniere’s Disease

Atlas subluxation is the key thing that upper cervical doctors look into during consultation hours. That's because even the slightest changes in the atlas bone can affect your entire spinal column and compromise your overall well-being. On top of that, it can increase risks for Meniere's disease – a vestibular disorder that causes hearing loss, recurring vertigo, ear congestion, vomiting, and nausea.   Everything You Need to Know About Meniere's  Meniere's affects about 615,000 Americans each year. Doctors diagnose it through hearing tests, but you might also need to undergo MRI scans to rule out serious underlying causes. Additionally, you [...]

How are Posture and TMJ Disorders Related?

Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders and posture are related. Experts have seen a connection between bad posture and the development of a TMJ disorder. How are they connected? Proper posture makes you look good. Apart from that, it is also important to maintain your body's alignment and balance. It plays a crucial role in maintaining your well-being. When you continuously practice poor posture, you can trigger misalignments in some areas of your body, including the shoulder and neck. A misalignment may sound harmless, but it can trigger different health concerns and potentially disrupt the balance of your jaw bones and joints, [...]

By |October 16th, 2022|Categories: TMJ / Jaw Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on How are Posture and TMJ Disorders Related?
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