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How Can a Chiropractor Help With My Bulged Disc?

By Dr. Jason Crist / May 9, 2019 /

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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Can a Chiropractor Help my Sacroiliac Pain?

By Dr. Jason Crist / April 16, 2019 /

Sacroiliac pain is that nagging pain in your lower back and hips. It can worsen during weight bearing activities such as walking.  The pain is a result of inflamed sacroiliac joints, which are located in the “dimpled” area at the base of your spine.  This is where your sacrum connects to your pelvis. These sacroiliac…

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Spinal Decompression: Your Questions Answered

By Dr. Jason Crist / March 28, 2019 /

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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pregnant woman

Can I Use a Chiropractor to Relieve Back Pain When I’m Pregnant?

By Dr. Jason Crist / March 20, 2019 /

Back pain tends to be a very common complaint among pregnant women. Because of their pregnancies, it can be more complicated to treat.  Gentle and non-invasive treatment works best for pregnant women. For back pain, gentle chiropractic adjustments and massage work wonders. Chiropractic care focuses on the entire body as a whole. This includes the…

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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 /

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 from pain likely caused by piriformis syndrome

What is Piriformis Syndrome?

By Dr. Jason Crist / February 27, 2019 /

Do you have sciatic nerve pain? Did you know piriformis syndrome can cause sciatic nerve pain? The piriformis muscle is found in the buttocks around the top of your hip joint.  This band-like, flat muscle rotates the thigh and stabilizing the hip joint.  Without this muscle, we would be unable to maintain balance, shift our…

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Young woman having lower back pain from spinal stenosis after workout at the gym, looking for relief from sciatica pain

Easy Stretches Provide Relief for Sciatica Pain

By Dr. Jason Crist / January 14, 2019 /

Relief for Sciatica Pain? Can this be real? We’ve got some sciatica stretches to relieve your pain and get you back to living. 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…

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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 /

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

By Dr. Jason Crist / November 15, 2018 /

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 /

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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