Dr. Jason Crist

Nonsurgical Spinal Decompression: Your Questions Answered

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

Until recently, neck and back pain treatments involved steroid injections, addictive and dangerous medications and risky surgeries.  Now, nonsurgical spinal decompression provides a more natural approach to bulging or degenerating discs, sciatica, spinal stenosis or many other sources of pain. Decompression therapy is a gentle, pain free treatment that can allow you to live pain…

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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

You may not realize that you need to see a doctor after your car accident, but making that call is one of the most important things you will do after the reports are filed and the insurance companies are notified.  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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After Your Car Accident: Your Biggest Questions Answered

By Dr. Jason Crist / January 23, 2019 / 0 Comments

You never plan on being involved in a life altering car accident when you are in the shower that morning.  Accidents will happen in the blink of an eye, and while the damage to your vehicle is immediately visible, the damage to your body can take hours, days or even weeks to show up. Car…

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Man sitting at desk in pain due to a pinched nerves in his shoulder

Causes and Treatment for Pinched Nerves in the Shoulder Blade

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

Have you ever had a pain and tingling sensation that travels all the way down your arm? You could be suffering from a pinched nerve in your neck or shoulder. But don’t worry! This is a temporary condition, and you can find pain relief soon. How do you get a pinched nerve in your shoulder?…

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Woman at park holding wrist where carpal tunnel pain exists

What is Neuropathy? When the Nervous System Fails

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

Many people experience peripheral neuropathy, a complicated disorder that causes pain, weakness and numbness most commonly in your extremities, but sometimes in other areas of the body.  Peripheral neuropathy is the result of any condition that causes damage to your peripheral nerves. A traumatic injury or a disease process can cause disruption to the peripheral…

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Young woman having lower back pain from spinal stenosis after workout at the gym, looking for relief from sciatica pain

Easy Stretches Provide Relief for Sciatica Pain

By Dr. Jason Crist / January 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

Relief for Sciatica Pain? Can this be real? Sciatic nerve pain is one of the most excruciating and debilitating conditions you can experience.  The pain can be so severe that you may not be able to move once you’ve found a position that is relatively comfortable.   Sciatic pain is commonly caused by spinal stenosis…

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Lady grimacing in pain who needs treatments for herniated disc

Treatments for Herniated Disc Pain

By Dr. Jason Crist / January 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

Have you ever been minding your own business, when you suddenly felt a sharp pain in your back? Sometimes you’ll be relaxing or watching TV and feel a jolt when you stand up to get more popcorn. You might be wondering where on earth the pain came from. Or what could possibly be wrong with…

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Man at his desk holding his glasses and face due to a tension headache.

Tension Headaches: Avoiding and Relieving the Pain

By Dr. Jason Crist / December 19, 2018 / 0 Comments

There are many different types of headaches plaguing millions of people daily, but the most common headache is known as the “tension headache.”  While these headaches can be caused by tension and stress, the name originally referred to the belief that muscles in the head were tense and tight, causing pain.  This theory isn’t accurate,…

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