Osteoarthritis

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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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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