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Can a Chiropractor Help my Sacroiliac Pain?

By Dr. Jason Crist / April 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

Sacroiliac pain is that nagging pain in your lower back and hips that worsens during weight bearing activities such as walking.  The pain is a result of inflamed sacroiliac joints, which are located in the “dimpled” area at the base of your spine.  This is where your sacrum connects to your pelvis. These sacroiliac joints…

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Spinal Decompression: Your Questions Answered

By Dr. Jason Crist / March 28, 2019 / 0 Comments

More than 80% of North Americans report back and neck pain.  That’s a pretty significant number of people in constant pain; stiffness, discomfort and disability may linger on long after the original injury is healed. Most back and neck pain can be traced to the discs within the spine with herniations, bulges, and degeneration most…

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pregnant woman

Can I Use a Chiropractor if I’m Pregnant?

By Dr. Jason Crist / March 20, 2019 / 0 Comments

Back pain tends to be a very common complaint among pregnant women, and because of their pregnancies, it can be more complicated to treat.  For back pain, the best course of treatment is usually non-invasive, gentle chiropractic adjustments.  Chiropractic care focuses on the entire body as a whole, including the discs, nerves, and bone geometry…

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Woman injured after a car accident.

Can A Car Accidents Cause A Herniated Disc?

By Dr. Jason Crist / March 6, 2019 / 0 Comments

After car accidents, it’s not uncommon for someone to experience pain and stiffness.  What if it’s more than just a little post-accident discomfort?  After all, you weren’t going that fast, so how bad could it be? The truth is, it doesn’t matter how fast you were going when you were hit.  Serious injury is possible…

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What is Piriformis Syndrome?

By Dr. Jason Crist / February 27, 2019 / 0 Comments

Do you have sciatic nerve pain? Did you know piriformis syndrome can cause sciatic nerve pain? The piriformis muscle is found in the buttocks around the top of your hip joint.  This band-like, flat muscle rotates the thigh and stabilizing the hip joint.  Without this muscle, we would be unable to maintain balance, shift our…

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Man grabbing his lower back while sitting at a desk because he needs treatment for degenerative disc disease

Chiropractic Treatment for Degenerative Disc Disease

By Dr. Jason Crist / February 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

What is degenerative disc disease? There is normal aging in the protective discs that cushion the spine. And then there is degenerative disc disease.  Most people will experience some normal age-related wear and tear to their spinal discs. Others will go on to develop degenerative disc disease. The painfully debilitating condition will require ongoing treatment.…

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Nonsurgical Spine Decompression: For Natural Pain Relief

By Dr. Jason Crist / February 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

If you have back or neck pain, your treatment options used to be limited and invasive. Doctors would use steroid injections, addictive medications, and risky surgeries as treatment. Today, we have a nonsurgical way to get you pain free. Spine decompression naturally heals bulging discs, degenerating discs, sciatica, and spinal stenosis. Decompression therapy is a…

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ValenSPINE’s Day Raffle!

By Dr. Jason Crist / February 11, 2019 / 0 Comments

In celebration of Valentine’s Day, February 1st-14th, we are doing something special for you and your loved ones!  We are offering a FREE initial exam for anyone you refer into the office.  Here’s how to treat your loved one(s): Screenshot or print the gift certificate below for your loved one(s). Give them the gift certificate for their…

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Man with back pain and neck pain after a car accident

Why It’s Important to Seek Medical Treatment After your Car Accident

By Dr. Jason Crist / February 6, 2019 / 0 Comments

Are you injured in car accident? You may not realize you need to see a doctor after your car accident. Making that call is one of the most important things you will do after filing reports and notifying insurance companies. You may feel a little “stiff,” but you’re sure the pain will go away on…

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Woman with hands holding her waist because of lower back pain in her sacroilliac joint.

I Have an Inversion Table. Do I Need Spinal Decompression Therapy?

By Dr. Jason Crist / January 30, 2019 / 0 Comments

In a world of do-it-yourself videos, many people prefer to take a shortcut or an easy way out.  There are no safe shortcuts when you are dealing with your health. And in the case of a spinal injury, if you don’t seek professional guidance, you risk making your injury worse.  People may buy an inversion…

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