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Stiff Neck Remedies

By Dr. Jason Crist / May 28, 2019 /

These days so many people are always looking at their phones or computer screens. It’s not surprising that the CDC and Prevention magazine both say about 20 percent of the population complain about having a stiff or painful neck in the last 90 days. Chiropractors will tell you that you usually get a stiff neck…

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Man sitting at his desk in pain caused by a bulged disc.

How Can a Chiropractor Help With My Bulged Disc?

By Dr. Jason Crist / May 9, 2019 /

Bulged Disc vs. Herniated Disc Some people think bulged discs and herniated discs are the same thing. However, this is not true. A herniated disc cracks along the annulus, which is the outside part of the disk. This type of crack occurs in a small section of a disc causing a rupture. Then the soft…

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Can a Chiropractor Help my Sacroiliac Pain?

By Dr. Jason Crist / April 16, 2019 /

Sacroiliac pain is that nagging pain in your lower back and hips. It can worsen 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…

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Spinal Decompression: Your Questions Answered

By Dr. Jason Crist / March 28, 2019 /

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 to Relieve Back Pain When I’m Pregnant?

By Dr. Jason Crist / March 20, 2019 /

Back pain tends to be a very common complaint among pregnant women. Because of their pregnancies, it can be more complicated to treat.  Gentle and non-invasive treatment works best for pregnant women. For back pain, gentle chiropractic adjustments and massage work wonders. Chiropractic care focuses on the entire body as a whole. This includes the…

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Woman injured after a car accident.

Can Back Pain from Car Accidents Be the Result of a Herniated Disc?

By Dr. Jason Crist / March 6, 2019 /

After car accidents, it’s not uncommon for someone to experience pain and stiffness. What if your back pain from car accident is more than just a little 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. Serious injury is…

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man grabbing his lower back from pain likely caused by piriformis syndrome

What is Piriformis Syndrome?

By Dr. Jason Crist / February 27, 2019 /

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 /

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 /

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 /

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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