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Enhancing Your Immune System: 10 Strategies for Strengthening Your Body’s Defense Mechanisms

By Dr. Jason Crist / January 19, 2023 / Comments Off on Enhancing Your Immune System: 10 Strategies for Strengthening Your Body’s Defense Mechanisms

If you’re looking to improve your immune health, there are a number of things you can do to help your body fight off illnesses. While boosting your immunity isn’t always easy, certain dietary and lifestyle changes can strengthen your natural defenses and protect you from harmful pathogens. Here are 10 tips to help you boost…

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Positive Thinking and the Mind Body Connection

Positive Thinking and the Mind-Body Connection

By Dr. Jason Crist / January 11, 2023 / Comments Off on Positive Thinking and the Mind-Body Connection

Do you think of yourself as a “glass half-empty or half-full” sort of person? Have you ever had someone tell you to “look on the bright side” or to “turn that frown upside-down” or who tried to tell you all about positive thinking and the mind-body connection? Perhaps a friend has shared the classic “things…

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Simple Steps for Setting Health Goals

Try These 5 Simple Steps for Setting Health Goals

By Dr. Jason Crist / January 5, 2023 / Comments Off on Try These 5 Simple Steps for Setting Health Goals

There’s some real wisdom in the saying that goes “a goal without a plan is just a wish.” Have you ever felt like you were working hard and took all the right steps for setting health goals but, at the end of the day, you just weren’t making any progress towards them? That might as…

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17 Proven Tips to Sleep Better at Night

By Dr. Jason Crist / December 27, 2022 / Comments Off on 17 Proven Tips to Sleep Better at Night

A good night’s sleep is just as important as regular exercise and a healthy diet. Research shows that poor sleep has immediate negative effects on your hormones, exercise performance, and brain function (1Trusted Source, 2Trusted Source, 3Trusted Source, 4Trusted Source, 5Trusted Source). It can also cause weight gain and increase disease risk in both adults and children (5Trusted Source, 6Trusted…

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Simple Steps for Setting Health Goals

How Holiday Stress Affects the Body & How Chiropractic Can Help

By Dr. Jason Crist / December 20, 2022 / Comments Off on How Holiday Stress Affects the Body & How Chiropractic Can Help

Your stress level and spinal health are linked through your nervous system. Just think about what happens to you physically when you get stressed out. More specifically, think about how holiday stress affects the body. Your muscles tense, your breathing patterns change, and often, so does the way you move. As the leading neck and…

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9 Ways to Boost Your Body’s Natural Defenses

By Dr. Jason Crist / December 5, 2022 / Comments Off on 9 Ways to Boost Your Body’s Natural Defenses

If you want to boost your immune health, you may wonder how to help your body fight off illnesses. While bolstering your immunity is easier said than done, several dietary and lifestyle changes may strengthen your body’s natural defenses and help you fight harmful pathogens, or disease-causing organisms. Here are 9 tips to strengthen your…

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Chronic Holiday Stress Chiropractic Can Help

Got Chronic Holiday Stress? Chiropractic Can Help.

By Dr. Jason Crist / December 5, 2022 / Comments Off on Got Chronic Holiday Stress? Chiropractic Can Help.

As the leading chronic pain chiropractor in Franklin, TN, we know a thing or two about stress and the effects it can have on our neighbors before, during, and after the holiday season. And stress can actually be a good thing. If a lion were chasing you, an increase in heart rate, muscle tension, and…

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Ways to Relieve Sciatica

Research-Backed Ways to Relieve Sciatica Back Pain Without Surgery

By Dr. Jason Crist / November 10, 2022 / Comments Off on Research-Backed Ways to Relieve Sciatica Back Pain Without Surgery

Have you ever immediately stopped in your tracks or fallen to your knees because of a sudden onset of sciatica pain? Perhaps your low back “locked-up” and pain shot down your leg after a simple sneeze or cough or you bent over to pick something up. Talk about one of the most unwelcome surprises of…

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What to Do for Low Back Pain

Top Healthcare Organizations Now Agree on What to Do for Low Back Pain

By Dr. Jason Crist / November 2, 2022 / Comments Off on Top Healthcare Organizations Now Agree on What to Do for Low Back Pain

Would you be surprised if we told you that low back pain may well be the number one source of disability across the globe? You might. Would you be surprised if we told you that we were 99.9% certain you had experienced back pain in the last month? Probably not. After all, everyone deals with…

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Expecting Families Can Benefit from Chiropractic Care

Key Ways Expecting Families Can Benefit from Chiropractic Care

By Dr. Jason Crist / October 11, 2022 / Comments Off on Key Ways Expecting Families Can Benefit from Chiropractic Care

A woman’s body undergoes many transformations during and after months of pregnancy. Some of these changes are easily recognized, such as an expanding abdomen and episodes of morning sickness, while others less well known. In fact, some common physiological changes can catch expecting mothers by surprise. Why it Matters: Before we dive into those changes,…

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