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How Inflammation Affects Your Body

By Dr. Jason Crist / December 22, 2021 / Comments Off on How Inflammation Affects Your Body

Bottom Line: While the inflammatory process is extremely complex, the solutions aren’t. Reducing pain and inflammation naturally is simple with the right strategy. Maintaining a healthy weight, eating a balanced diet, getting enough sleep, and exercising regularly are all ways that have been shown to effectively reduce pain and inflammation naturally. Why it Matters: Your…

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Most Chronic Diseases are Linked to Inflammation

By Dr. Jason Crist / December 8, 2021 / Comments Off on Most Chronic Diseases are Linked to Inflammation

Bottom Line: One of the most important health discoveries of the past 20 years has been that the immune system and inflammatory process are involved in nearly every mental and physical health problem we encounter today. It’s safe to say that chronic inflammation is a leading cause of chronic disease. Why it Matters: Chronic inflammation…

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What Causes Inflammation?

By Dr. Jason Crist / December 1, 2021 / Comments Off on What Causes Inflammation?

Bottom Line: Chronic inflammation is one of the most significant health issues many of us will face today. It’s been linked to everything from chronic pain to a wide range of other mild and serious medical conditions. It’s important not to mistake acute inflammation for chronic inflammation. Acute inflammation describes your body’s natural defense mechanism…

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Chiropractic and Arthritis

By Dr. Jason Crist / October 2, 2019 /

Arthritis is a commonplace and incapacitating disease progression that distresses millions of folks. Lots of these live in the area of Nashville, Tennessee.  There are a few varied sort of arthritis, however, Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis and the chief two varieties. Osteoarthritis Also called degenerative joint disease, osteoarthritis is the one that’s the most commonplace.…

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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 pain will go away on…

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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 cause disruption to the peripheral…

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Chiropractic and Arthritis

By Dr. Jason Crist / August 22, 2018 /

Arthritis is a common and debilitating disease process that affects millions of people. Many here in the Nashville, TN area.  There are several different types of arthritis, but the main two are Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis. Osteoarthritis Also known as degenerative joint disease, osteoarthritis is the most common form.  When the cartilage between your bones…

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Chiropractic Treatment for Degenerative Joint Disease

By Dr. Jason Crist / October 16, 2016 /

Degenerative Joint Disease Successfully treating back pain begins with an accurate diagnosis for developing the most effective treatment plan possible. By investigating your medical history, analyzing symptoms and applying advanced chiropractic techniques for correctly assessing and treating back pain, Dr. Crist will determine whether you are suffering from degenerative joint disease (osteoarthritis). Dr. Crist frequently…

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How Texting Can Cause Chronic Neck and Back Pain – And What You Can Do About It

By Dr. Jason Crist / April 13, 2016 /

Texting: You do it every day, without batting an eye or thinking about it. It’s an instant way of staying in touch with family and friends. And it’s harmless, right? Not so fast! Like many people, you most likely hold your tablet or smartphone in your hand and glance down at it to read and…

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How Cold Weather Affects Chronic Pain

By Dr. Jason Crist / December 7, 2015 /

With cold weather creeping in this winter, you may start to notice changes in your joints and muscles as well as intensified chronic pain. Many people often wonder if there is a direct connection between the cold weather and their chronic pain. Do you ever go outside in the cold and question why your joints…

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