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Spinal Decompression: Your Questions Answered

By Dr. Jason Crist / March 28, 2019 / 0 Comments

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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Chiropractic Treatment for Your Degenerative Disc Disease

By Dr. Jason Crist / February 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

What is degenerative disc disease? There is a difference between normal aging in the protective discs that cushion the spine and the condition commonly known as degenerative disc disease.  While most people will experience some normal age-related wear and tear, some will go on to develop this painfully debilitating condition and will require treatment for…

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Nonsurgical Spine Decompression: For Natural Pain Relief

By Dr. Jason Crist / February 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

If you have back or neck pain, your treatment options used to be limited and invasive. Doctors would use steroid injections, addictive medications, and risky surgeries as treatment. Today, we have a nonsurgical way to get you pain free. Spine decompression naturally heals bulging discs, degenerating discs, sciatica, and spinal stenosis. Decompression therapy is a…

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Woman with hands holding her waist because of lower back pain in her sacroilliac joint.

I Have an Inversion Table. Do I Need Spinal Decompression Therapy?

By Dr. Jason Crist / January 30, 2019 / 0 Comments

In a world of do-it-yourself videos, many people prefer to take a shortcut or an easy way out.  There are no safe shortcuts when you are dealing with your health. And in the case of a spinal injury, if you don’t seek professional guidance, you risk making your injury worse.  People may buy an inversion…

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Lady grimacing in pain who needs treatments for herniated disc

Treatments for Herniated Disc Pain

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

Have you ever been minding your own business, when you suddenly felt a sharp pain in your back? Sometimes you’ll be relaxing or watching TV and feel a jolt when you stand up to get more popcorn. You might be wondering where on earth the pain came from. Or what could possibly be wrong with…

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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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Driver Suffering From Whiplash From Car Accident

Whiplash and Chiropractic

By Dr. Jason Crist / July 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

Whiplash is a commonly used term that covers a wide variety of debilitating injuries involving the neck and back after a trauma.  While whiplash from a car accident is the most common way to sustain whiplash; you can be struck from any angle and at any speed and become injured.  Whiplash can also be caused…

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Your Back Pain: How Spinal Decompression and Chiropractic Adjustments Can Help

By Dr. Jason Crist / July 12, 2018 / 0 Comments

Many people experience low back pain throughout their lives.  In fact, it is currently the number one cause of permanent disability, and the second largest reason given for missed work.  Low back pain is the second most common reason for doctor visits, and the third most common for surgical procedures.  If you have low back…

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man outdoors, holding neck from back and neck pain

Five Benefits of Spinal Decompression

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

If you have been plagued with chronic back or neck pain, you know how disrupting it can be to your everyday life. Standing up straight for long periods can hurt; getting comfortable at night can take forever, and simple things like unloading groceries can become extremely painful. If you’re like millions of Americans living with…

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Business woman with back pain sitting in chair in need of decompression therapy

Spinal Decompression Therapy Can Be an Effective Alternative to Back Surgery

By Dr. Jason Crist / September 20, 2016 / 0 Comments

Join us this Pain Awareness Month in learning more about spinal decompression therapy. Crist Chiropractic and Wellness is educating patients, this September, about the benefits of spinal decompression therapy for treatment of sciatica and disc related injuries such as disc degeneration or bulge. Dr. Brendan Wright, of Crist Chiropractic, credits spinal decompression therapy as an effective alternative…

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