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Thank You Outer Banks for voting Dr. David Hargraves the Best Chiropractor in the Outer Banks!


We are located at: 2224 S. Croatan Hwy, Suite 3 - Nags Head, NC 27959

Phone: 252-441-1585

Outer Banks Chiropractic improves your health by relieving pain and restoring function. If you are suffering from Back Pain, Lower Back PainNeck Pain, HeadachesSciatica, or a Bulging/Herniated Disc please give us a call.  Initial consultations are Always Free.

On a daily basis, we get to help people who suffer from a variety of health issues. Naturally, chiropractic helps with traditional neck and back problems, but chiropractic has also produced wonderful results with a variety of problems you wouldn’t normally associate with the spine. Our treatment and care is all medically and researched based. Local Medical Doctors trust us enough to send patients. Chiropractic is safe. Chiropractic is natural. And Chiropractic works!

Come see us today and find out why the locals in Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills, Kitty Hawk, Southern Shores, Colington, and Manteo, as well as  the visitors to the OBX, have been choosing us to take care of them since 1981.



Outer Banks Chiropractic is a Gold Star!

Outer Banks Chiropractic is a Health Networks Solutions Gold Star Center of Excellence.

HNS Gold Star Seal of Excellence

What is the GOLD STAR next to the doctor’s name? This symbol indicates the provider has met certain standards for performance and efficiency and has been designated as a CENTER OF EXCELLENCE by Health Network Solutions. This designation is intended only as a guide. There are many ways to evaluate doctor practices. The HNS designation is not a guarantee of service, quality or treatment outcome. Our office is a proud gold star provider for Blue Cross, MedCost and Cigna which are providers through HNS.

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Meet the Doctor

  • Dr.
    David W. Hargraves

    Dr. David Hargraves helps free people from pain at Outer Banks Chiropractic in Nags Head, North Carolina. As a Chiropractor with long years of experience, Dr. Hargraves is committed to promoting the health and well being of his patients. By combining the very best hands-on-technique, state of the art physiotherapy procedures, and rehabilitative care, Dr. Hargraves is able to help you to accelerate and/or maintain your journey to good health


  • "While vacationing in the Outer Banks, I unfortunately threw my lower back out. The staff was kind and compassionate on every visit. A very special thanks to Dr. Hargraves! I was able to enjoy my vacation."
    Bill P. / Nags Head, NC
  • "Over 8 years ago, I injured my lower back badly. Thankfully, I had chiropractic experience in my past, and sought out Dr. Hargraves. In a few weeks, I was well enough to get back to my labor intensive work. Since then, I have entrusted my spinal care to him. I credit his care for how healthy my back is now. I have an injury from 37 years ago that was extremely bad. It took 2 years to heal. Once in a while, that injury causes pain, and a quick adjustment from Dr. Dave fixes it immediately. I feel that his care should be an ongoing lifestyle, like eating well and exercise. My healthy back would not exist without him."
    Chip M. / Outer Banks, NC

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