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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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

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…

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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

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. …

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What to Do After Your Car Accident Injury: Your Biggest Questions Answered

By Dr. Jason Crist | January 23, 2019

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

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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

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…

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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

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…

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