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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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Whiplash Symptoms & Important Information About Whiplash Injuries

By Dr. Jason Crist / September 27, 2015 / 0 Comments

Whiplash is a common neck injury that I treat in my chiropractic practice.  It is caused by a sudden movement that jerks the head back and forth in a forceful manner. Generally, automobile accidents are the frequent cause of whiplash but it can also occur from sports related injuries, falls, work injuries and other incidents.  Whiplash…

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Degenerative Disc Disease

By Dr. Jason Crist / October 16, 2014 / 0 Comments

Due to aging or disease, discs separating spinal vertebrae deteriorate, lose fluid content and inhibit your ability to engage your spine without stiffness or pain. Degenerative disc disease (DDD) also narrows nerve openings along the spine, increasing pressure on sensitive nerves and worsening pain. Consequently, discs can’t adequately absorb shocks when you walk, jog or…

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Treatment for Car Accident Whiplash Injury

By Dr. Jason Crist / September 16, 2014 / 0 Comments

Whiplash, car accidents and chiropractic care: they all go together. Whiplash is a common car accident injury, and chiropractic treatment is one of the few means of relieving the associated pain. Chiropractors have the tools necessary to diagnose a whiplash injury in the first place, and then guide its natural healing. Car accidents often include…

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The Cost-Effectiveness of Chiropractic Care vs. Medical Treatment

By Dr. Jason Crist / April 2, 2013 / 0 Comments

The Cost-Effectiveness of Chiropractic Care vs. Medical Treatment With a precarious economy and the unknown future of healthcare in the US, consumers need better options in relieving pain and promoting health. A trip to a medical office for neck or low back pain can rapidly progress to medication dependence and thousands of dollars in medical…

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Sciatica Symptoms and Treatments for Sciatica and Neck Pain

By Dr. Jason Crist / June 12, 2012 / 0 Comments

Sciatica Symptoms and Treatment for Sciatic and Neck Pain If you have sciatica, neck pain or maybe lower back discomfort, the issue could be originating from nerve irritation. People regularly mistakenly blame the muscles for discomfort or numbness in a limb when in fact the issues results from a nerve. Unless the sciatic nerve is…

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Why Athletes Should Choose Chiropractors for Injuries

By Dr. Jason Crist / April 16, 2012 / 0 Comments

Why Athletes Should Choose Chiropractors for Injuries Reasons why Athletes are Choosing Chiropractors for their Injuries With a precarious economy and the unknown future of healthcare in the US, consumers need better options in relieving pain and promoting health. A trip to a medical office for neck or low back pain can rapidly progress to…

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