Arthritis

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Chiropractic and Arthritis

By Dr. Jason Crist / August 22, 2018 / 0 Comments

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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seniors active riding bikes without back pain from degenerative joint disease

Chiropractic Treatment for Degenerative Joint Disease

By Dr. Jason Crist / October 16, 2016 / 0 Comments

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 / 0 Comments

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 / 0 Comments

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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Lady with neck pain in need of whiplash treatment

5 Things You Should Know About Whiplash Injuries & Whiplash Treatment

By Dr. Jason Crist / December 1, 2015 / 0 Comments

Whiplash is a fairly common injury that occurs to a person’s neck after a sudden force that causes rapid forward and backward motion of the head. Whiplash injuries are often mistreated due to lack of understanding of the condition. If you have whiplash or think you may be suffering from a neck injury, it is…

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Woman suffering from back ache due to degenerative disc disease on the bed

Degenerative Disc Disease

By Dr. Jason Crist / October 16, 2014 / 0 Comments

Due to aging or disease, discs separating spinal vertebrae deteriorate, lose fluid content and inhibit your ability to engage your spine without stiffness or pain. Degenerative disc disease (DDD) also narrows nerve openings along the spine, increasing pressure on sensitive nerves and worsening pain. Consequently, discs can’t adequately absorb shocks when you walk, jog or…

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