Lower Back Pain

Woman athlete pausing to relieve her sciatica pain holding her hand to her 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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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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How Sitting Can Ruin Your Back

By Dr. Jason Crist / March 20, 2018 / 0 Comments

Bottom Line: Our bodies are designed to move! Many of us however, are trapped commuting to work or spending long hours at a desk staring at a computer screen. For all of the advantages of the modern world, we have noticed an increase in sedentary tendencies.  Shockingly, this mostly sedentary lifestyle has been linked to…

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Back Pain, Pregnancy and Chiropractic Care

By Dr. Jason Crist / October 16, 2017 / 0 Comments

Pain and physical discomfort commonly accompany pregnancy. Unfortunately, symptoms such as low-back pain resulting from pressure on the sciatic nerve during pregnancy and other problems can grow even worse. This can lead to debilitating pain symptoms and even more dangerous trips and falls. If you need lower back pain relief during your pregnancy, Dr. Crist…

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11 Tips for Improving Your Posture at Work

By Dr. Jason Crist / October 3, 2016 / 0 Comments

80% of the American population will experience back pain or back problems at some point in their lives. At any given time, there are approximately 31 million Americans suffering from low-back pain specifically. With more and more people working long hours at office jobs or having sedentary jobs in general, the issue of chronic back…

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A Franklin,TN Chiropractor Explains Text Neck

By Dr. Jason Crist / August 10, 2016 / 0 Comments

Nearly everyone has a smartphone or mobile device these days, and while there is some merit to this technology by keeping us more connected – at least virtually – it is wreaking havoc on our bodies. When you look at the posture that people assume when texting, reading email, or browsing social media while on…

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Woman athlete pausing to relieve her sciatica pain holding her hand to her lower back

Sports Injury Treatment with a Sports Chiropractor

By Dr. Jason Crist / October 16, 2015 / 0 Comments

Sports Injury Treatment If you have suffered an athletic injury, Crist Chiropractic & Wellness of Cool Springs, TN may be able to help. Our sports injury chiropractor can test, diagnose and treat the cause of your pain or discomfort. Named the best chiropractor in Tennessee in 2010, Dr. Crist is the go-to sports medicine chiropractor…

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Migraine Headaches & Migraine Treatment

By Dr. Jason Crist / October 16, 2015 / 0 Comments

Migraines and other types of headaches can be very painful. They can be caused by tension, stress, sinus pressure, dehydration, and more. In America, 9 out of 10 people suffer from headaches. Some can be temporary, short-term headaches and others, like migraines, can last for days. They can cause minor throbbing pains in the head…

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