Dr. Lance Gard D.C.

Dr. LanceDr. Lance was born and raised in Parkersburg, West Virginia. As an avid soccer player and champion weight lifter he was always drawn to sports and recreation. Dr. Lance is a graduate of Marshall University where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications with a concentration in Journalism. After a three year break from studying Dr. Lance once again found his passion for learning and returned to school to become a chiropractor. He earned his Doctorate of Chiropractic degree from Cleveland Chiropractic College in Overland Park, Kansas. Dr. Lance has advanced training and certification by the Council on Extremity Adjusting  as well as a Certified Chiropractic Wellness Specialist  American Chiropractic Association. In his spare time you can find him doing Crossfit and playing with his two young boys.



Dr. Aliya Gard D.C.

Dr. Aliya

Dr. Aliya was born in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts. She was involved in classical ballet from an early age and continued until her love of yoga superseded her love of dance. Dr. Aliya attended the University of Southern Maine where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology. After some time in corporate America followed by international travel, Dr. Aliya was enlightened to the benefits of chiropractic care and excitedly retrained to become a chiropractor. She received her Doctorate of Chiropractic also from Cleveland Chiropractic College in Overland Park, Kansas. Dr. Aliya  received additional certification from the Acupuncture Society of America, under the direction of Dr. Richard Yennie, the pioneer of Chiropractic Acupuncture.

Dr. Aliya treats all ages from birth to beyond and has received advanced training and certification through the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association.


Dr. J. Christian Davies D.C. M.S.C.A.N.

Dr. ChristianDr. Christian joined the team at Gard Wellness Center in January 2015, bringing his advanced knowledge of soft tissue modalities, nutrition and expert gentle chiropractic adjustments.  He is a compassionate doctor who concerns himself with each patient individually.  He joins us from upstate New York where he graduated with a Bachelors degree from  RIT and a Doctor of Chiropractic as well as a Masters degree in Clinical Nutrition from New York Chiropractic College.  In his spare time you can find him driving all over the Southeast with his fiance, Shannon and furthering his knowledge of all things chiropractic and nutrition.





We Believe

All providers in our office believe in the body’s innate ability to self-heal and self-regulate, through proper nervous system function. With the use of gentle chiropractic adjustments and proper nutrition we aim to help as many as possible live out their full potential for health and wellness.


We Support

All providers in our office are members of the North Carolina Chiropractic Association, the American Chiropractic Association and the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association.