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9 Easy Stretches to Release Lower Back and Hip Pain

By Dr. Jason Crist / January 11, 2021 /

If you are suffering from lower back or hip pain, you are not alone. More than 26 million Americans, between the ages of 20 and 64, experience back pain (1) and, very often, lower back and hip pain are related. In our current age of technology, many of us find ourselves sitting in front of…

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How To Set Up The Most Ergonomic Home Office Ever

By Dr. Jason Crist / July 15, 2020 /

Whether you’re working from home because of the coronavirus pandemic or remote full-time, here’s what you should know about setting up the best (most ergonomic!) office in your casa. Working from home (WFH) seems like the perfect time to switch to an anything-goes mindset, especially when it comes to your seating arrangements. After all, there’s something so…

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Home Office Hacks

By Dr. Jason Crist / June 1, 2020 /

If you’ve spent the quarantine working from home at length, you probably know it can be a real pain in the neck — and back, and hips, and shoulders. After all, many of us don’t have proper home office setups. Which means working from the couch or kitchen table, and that can get uncomfortable. But…

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How to Ease Your “Work From Home” Aches and Pains

By Dr. Jason Crist / April 28, 2020 /

“Sit up straight and stop slouching!” You’ve likely heard this since childhood, but is there such a thing as perfect posture? The answer is a bit complicated. The latest research shows that it may be more important to think about a “balanced” or “dynamic” posture than perfect posture, and we’re also discovering that our ability…

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Man in pain from sciatica.

Chiropractic and Sciatica

By Dr. Jason Crist / October 22, 2019 /

Sciatica is a quite commonplace cause for pain in the back.  It denotes nerve pain which starts in a person’s lower back or else in the area of their buttocks. Then, it goes to their leg and at times both legs. Pain which starts in a different part of someone’s body that’s not the same as the…

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Elderly Man hurting due to arthritis pain.

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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Senior woman pediatrician with spine model talking to little boy patient and his mother about scoliosis.

Chiropractor For Scoliosis

By Dr. Jason Crist / September 5, 2019 /

Although children are the main group suffering with scoliosis, adults may suffer, too. Let’s discuss this common disorder and the way chiropractic care can assist you. Defining scoliosis Scoliosis is a disorder of the spine. It’s a sideways curving (or curvature) of a person’s spine. The curve forms a shape like an ‘S’ or a…

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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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