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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 / 0 Comments

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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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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Woman injured after a car accident.

Can Back Pain from Car Accidents Be the Result of a Herniated Disc?

By Dr. Jason Crist / March 6, 2019 / 0 Comments

After car accidents, it’s not uncommon for someone to experience pain and stiffness. What if your back pain from car accident is more than just a little discomfort? After all, you weren’t going that fast, so how bad could it be? The truth is, it doesn’t matter how fast you were going. Serious injury is…

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Man grabbing his lower back while sitting at a desk because he needs treatment for degenerative disc disease

Chiropractic Treatment for Degenerative Disc Disease

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

What is degenerative disc disease? There is normal aging in the protective discs that cushion the spine. And then there is degenerative disc disease.  Most people will experience some normal age-related wear and tear to their spinal discs. Others will go on to develop degenerative disc disease. The painfully debilitating condition will require ongoing treatment.…

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Man with back pain and neck pain after a car accident

Why It’s Important to Seek Medical Treatment After your Car Accident

By Dr. Jason Crist / February 6, 2019 / 0 Comments

Are you injured in car accident? You may not realize you need to see a doctor after your car accident. Making that call is one of the most important things you will do after filing reports and notifying insurance companies. You may feel a little “stiff,” but you’re sure the pain will go away on…

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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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