Back Pain

After Your Car Accident: Your Biggest Questions Answered

By Dr. Jason Crist / January 23, 2019 / 0 Comments

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

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Young woman having lower back pain from spinal stenosis after workout at the gym.

Easy Stretches You Can Do for Sciatica Relief

By Dr. Jason Crist / January 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

Sciatic nerve pain is one of the most excruciating and debilitating conditions you can experience.  The pain can be so severe that you may not be able to move once you’ve found a position that is relatively comfortable. Sciatic pain is commonly caused by spinal stenosis (narrowing of the spinal cord canal), a disc rupture,…

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Understanding a Herniated Disc

By Dr. Jason Crist / January 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

If you’ve ever been minding your own business quietly resting or relaxing watching TV and felt a sudden, unexpected sharp pain in your back when you stood to get more popcorn, you might be wondering where on earth the pain came from and what could possibly be wrong with your back.  You may even be…

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Ways Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression Will Help After a Car Accident

By Dr. Jason Crist / November 15, 2018 / 0 Comments

After a car accident, victims can be hurt in many ways.  The injuries can show up immediately in the form of pain and swelling, or they can take days or sometimes even weeks to show.  Non-surgical decompression can benefit these common injury patterns and keep them from worsening. Common Injuries After a Car Accident Car…

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Teenage boy talking on phone after his car wreck

Nine Ways a Chiropractor Can Help You After a Car Wreck

By Dr. Jason Crist / November 7, 2018 / 0 Comments

Even if your car wreck was only minor, you can still be left with serious injuries.  Regardless of the severity of the wreck, you should always be evaluated by a medical professional. It’s important to remember that some injuries will not show up immediately and may take days or sometimes even weeks to become apparent. …

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Should I See a Chiropractor After a Car Accident?

By Dr. Jason Crist / October 24, 2018 / 0 Comments

Immediately after a car accident, most people will ignore pain and potential injury.  There’s so much to do; information exchange, insurance notifications, tow trucks and police reports seem never-ending on the scene of the accident.   With the rush of emotions, nerves and adrenaline it is very easy to forget that you may be injured and…

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Woman in workout gear holding her back from sciatica pain in lower back

Chiropractic Care for Sciatica

By Dr. Jason Crist / October 10, 2018 / 0 Comments

Sciatica is a very common source of back pain.  It refers to nerve pain that begins in the lower back or buttock area and travels to one leg, or sometimes both.  Pain that originates in another area of the body that is different from the source of the pain is called neuralgia, referred pain, or…

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Man hurting from scoliosis pain at computer.

Chiropractic Treatment of Scoliosis

By Dr. Jason Crist / October 4, 2018 / 0 Comments

Scoliosis, a sideways curve of the spine, can have devastating affects both psychologically and physically.  While most scoliosis cases are mild, when they are severe they can be debilitating.  Scoliosis can lead to emotional pain, with the sufferer feeling they are “deformed,” as well as physical pain from the disorder itself.  The disorder can affect…

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Woman holding neck in pain from fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia and Chiropractic Treatment

By Dr. Jason Crist / October 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

Fibromyalgia, a disorder that can cause chronic widespread pain across the musculoskeletal system, affects at least 2% of the general population, not counting those who never seek treatment for their pain.  This disease process affects women nearly ten times more than it affects men, and brings a host of bizarre and baffling symptoms with it. …

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Chiropractic Care in Osteoporosis

By Dr. Jason Crist / September 4, 2018 / 0 Comments

Osteoporosis:  An Overview Osteoporosis is a disease process that is characterized by deteriorating and thinning bones.  It results in fragile, easily fractured bones caused by a generalized weakening of the bone tissues. While bones unaffected by osteoporosis have a firm mesh covered by a strong outer layer, those that are affected by the disease will…

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