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Ways to Relieve Sciatica

Research-Backed Ways to Relieve Sciatica Back Pain Without Surgery

By Dr. Jason Crist / November 10, 2022 / Comments Off on Research-Backed Ways to Relieve Sciatica Back Pain Without Surgery

Have you ever immediately stopped in your tracks or fallen to your knees because of a sudden onset of sciatica pain? Perhaps your low back “locked-up” and pain shot down your leg after a simple sneeze or cough or you bent over to pick something up. Talk about one of the most unwelcome surprises of…

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What to Do for Low Back Pain

Top Healthcare Organizations Now Agree on What to Do for Low Back Pain

By Dr. Jason Crist / November 2, 2022 / Comments Off on Top Healthcare Organizations Now Agree on What to Do for Low Back Pain

Would you be surprised if we told you that low back pain may well be the number one source of disability across the globe? You might. Would you be surprised if we told you that we were 99.9% certain you had experienced back pain in the last month? Probably not. After all, everyone deals with…

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Expecting Families Can Benefit from Chiropractic Care

Key Ways Expecting Families Can Benefit from Chiropractic Care

By Dr. Jason Crist / October 11, 2022 / Comments Off on Key Ways Expecting Families Can Benefit from Chiropractic Care

A woman’s body undergoes many transformations during and after months of pregnancy. Some of these changes are easily recognized, such as an expanding abdomen and episodes of morning sickness, while others less well known. In fact, some common physiological changes can catch expecting mothers by surprise. Why it Matters: Before we dive into those changes,…

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Gliding Your Way to Better Health

Facet Joints: Gliding Your Way to Better Health

By Dr. Jason Crist / August 9, 2022 / Comments Off on Facet Joints: Gliding Your Way to Better Health

If you’ve had neck or back pain that you could pinpoint with your finger or felt a sharp pain in your back when moving, the cause may have been some sort of dysfunction with one or more of the facet joints (often the lumbar facet joints) of your spine. So, what are the facet joints?…

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Whiplash

Whiplash: How These Injuries Can Cause Chronic Pain

By Dr. Jason Crist / April 6, 2022 / Comments Off on Whiplash: How These Injuries Can Cause Chronic Pain

Whiplash is the term used to describe the injuries that occur as a direct result of a forceful, uncontrolled,and rapid back and forth motion of the neck. These injuries can occur during sports, slip and fall, or auto accidents. Most of us have heard of this type of injury. Most of us know whiplash pain…

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Spinal Discs Healthy

Pro Tips to Keep Your Spinal Discs Healthy

By Dr. Jason Crist / March 23, 2022 / Comments Off on Pro Tips to Keep Your Spinal Discs Healthy

Not everyone spends their entire week preparing to “play on Sunday.”Our “big game” for the week is more likely to take place in a conference room or on a Zoom callthan in a stadium.Yes, most of us are probably not going to start our professional lives playing in the NFL – or theNBA, NHL, MLB,…

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 9 Fast & Effective Stretches That Loosen Tight Backs & Hips

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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Ergonomic Home Office

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

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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"Work From Home" Aches and Pains

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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