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Gas Pedal Versus Brake Pedal

In our office, we talk about this concept of the gas pedal versus the brake pedal. For our nervous system to be in balance, the gas pedal should be balanced out by the brake pedal. Think of it like this: when we’re stressed, our body goes into fight or flight mode. Our blood flow moves from our internal organs to our muscles, our non-essential systems like digestion and reproduction get down-regulated, and our adrenaline and other stress hormones up-regulate to prepare us to run from the saber-toothed tiger that wants to eat us. Even though there are no longer saber-toothed tigers after us, our bodies respond the same…

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Pay It Forward

This is the time of year when we give thanks for all of the wonderful people and blessings we have. As our way of saying thank you to our community, every November we have a Pay It Forward campaign to collect non-perishable food for The Community Kitchen of Myrtle Beach. Located on Mr. Joe White Avenue, The Community Kitchen provides nutritious meals for hungry people and families in need in our community. Breakfast, lunch and dinner, they serve hundreds of meals to the hungry every day right here in Horry County. Our mission each year is to try to collect a TON, literally 2,000 pounds of food to…

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Harvey Lillard and the Birth of Chiropractic

  This month, chiropractic turns 125 years old! The story of D.D. Palmer delivering the first ever chiropractic adjustment is documented in his book “The Chiropractor’s Adjuster” published in 1910. The recipient of that first adjustment was a man named Harvey Lillard, a janitor who cleaned the building where D.D. Palmer’s office was located on the fourth floor. Harvey Lillard suffered from hearing loss after an incident 17 years prior when he was in a cramped, stooping position and felt something pop in his spine. He immediately noticed the hearing loss and sought out the advice of many doctors over the years. None of these doctors were able…

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COVID-19 chaos and how impACT Chiropractic can help!

Hey Friends, There’s so much information coming at us about COVID-19 and it can be scary. We know that the best thing to do right now is to make sure we’re all taking great care of each other and ourselves. Most importantly, taking care of our immune systems so that if you do come into contact with the virus, your body can fight it quickly! Here’s a quick list of things you can do to boost your immunity: GET ADJUSTED! 👐 We will continue business as usual over the coming weeks because we know how important a strong immune system is to fight ANY virus your body comes in contact…

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No More Numbness! Meet Audrey

We’ve got another AWESOME success story for you! Audrey came to us feeling just miserable. She had extreme pain in her back, neck, and legs. Her legs and feet would go numb, making it difficult for her to walk or just do ordinary tasks during the day. The pain and numbness also made sleeping difficult too. She had her initial evaluation and was impressed with the thorough examination and personalized care plan directed to her specific needs. She says, “Dr. Turner made me feel welcomed and confident that I was in the right place!” Since she’s been in regular chiropractic care at impACT Chiropractic, she can now walk…

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On her way to better health! Meet Dolores!

Before starting care at impACT Chiropractic, Dolores was experiencing a number of symptoms that left her feeling off and drained of energy. She suffered from daily headaches and a stiff neck that limited her mobility. She lived with constant neck and shoulder pain and severe pain in the lumbar region of her back that would radiate to her legs and hips. Dolores suffers from GERD and was on three Zantac per day and still experienced breakthrough reflux. Dolores was also concerned about a loss of feeling in the entire top of her left foot. In the six months Dolores has been under chiropractic care, she’s had a number…

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Crossfit in her 60s! Meet Phyllis!

When she relocated from PA to the Myrtle Beach area, Phyllis knew she wanted to find a chiropractor in the area. A very active person, she got busy with her physical training and daily life until a nagging, persistent headache hit. Her headache was impacting her workouts and her day-to-day life. “Little did I know how much chiropractic care has enabled me to progress and get stronger and more mobile,” she says. Her Crossfit coach referred her to Dr. Turner at impACT Chiropractic for an evaluation. During her initial evaluation, Dr. Turner explained the findings from the diagnostic testing and what could be done to improve her spinal…

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ADHD & Sensory Workshop for Parents on May 13, 2019

You’re invited to our ADHD & Sensory Workshop on Monday, May 13, 2019! Maybe your child has been given a label of ADHD, Anxiety, ASD, SPD or maybe you just know in your gut there’s more going on with your child than others realize… it’s time to attend the Perfect Storm Workshop (ADHD & Sensory Workshop). For over 15 years, Dr. David Turner has been helping children and families, just like yours, grow and exceed expectations. You don’t have to accept limits other professionals have given you and your family. When you get to WHY things are happening, you can get to the ACTION to move forward. Join…

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Baby Bumps & Beer Bellies Event on April 8, 2019 (Free)

Join us on April 8, 2019 @ 6:30 PM for our free event: Baby Bumps & Beer Bellies: A Workshop for Expecting Parents WHERE: The Grumpy Monk – Carolina Forest 4545 Hwy 501 Myrtle Beach, SC 29579 WHO: You and your spouse, partner, or BFF! COST: FREE (registration required) HOW: Register today for your FREE seats (includes dinner) @ https://impactchiro42019.eventbrite.com ABOUT: Your pregnancy journey begins the moment you dream of growing your family and continues through months of decisions before, during, and after birth. Let Dr. David Turner guide you through exploring options and making tough decisions with confidence. After caring for pregnant moms and new moms for…

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ADHD & Sensory Workshop For Parents on March 13, 2019

Maybe your child has been given a label of ADHD, Anxiety, ASD, SPD or maybe you just know in your gut there’s more going on with your child than other’s realize… it’s time to attend the Perfect Storm Workshop. For over 15 years, Dr. David Turner has been helping children and families, just like yours, grow and exceed expectations. You don’t have to accept limits other professionals have given you and your family. When you get to WHY things are happening, you can get to the ACTION to move forward. Join Dr. David Turner & the Impact Chiropractic Team on March 13, 2019 to learn more! Register to…

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