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9 Effective Exercises for Decompressing Your Spine Naturally

9 Effective Exercises for Decompressing Your Spine Naturally

By Dr. Jason Crist / May 10, 2024 / Comments Off on 9 Effective Exercises for Decompressing Your Spine Naturally

Introduction Understanding your spine’s anatomy and the vital role of intervertebral discs is crucial in recognizing the need for decompression.  These discs provide cushioning between your vertebrae, but they can become compressed from daily activities, leading to discomfort and limited mobility.  Decompressing the spine enhances nutrient flow to these discs, alleviates pressure, and can prevent…

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Master These 10 Knee Flexion Stretches for Better Mobility

Master These 10 Knee Flexion Stretches for Better Mobility

By Dr. Jason Crist / April 25, 2024 / Comments Off on Master These 10 Knee Flexion Stretches for Better Mobility

Introduction Knee flexion plays a pivotal role in our daily movements, from walking to climbing stairs. However, when restricted, it can severely impact our quality of life. Let’s delve into the significance of knee flexion, explore its limitations, and discover effective exercises to enhance this crucial mobility. Knee Flexion Stretches 1. Seated/Standing Hamstring and Calf…

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Feel the Difference: 26 Exercises for Improved Knee Extension

Feel the Difference: 26 Exercises for Improved Knee Extension

By Dr. Jason Crist / March 12, 2024 / Comments Off on Feel the Difference: 26 Exercises for Improved Knee Extension

Introduction Understanding knee biomechanics is crucial to maintaining a healthy, active lifestyle. Knee extension, the process of straightening the leg, plays a vital role in everyday activities like walking, running, and climbing.  Normal range of motion (ROM) is essential for these activities, yet many people suffer from reduced mobility due to various reasons. In this…

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Power Your Child’s Brain with Movement: A Must-Read for Every Parent

Power Your Child’s Brain with Movement: A Must-Read for Every Parent

By Dr. Jason Crist / September 20, 2023 / Comments Off on Power Your Child’s Brain with Movement: A Must-Read for Every Parent

Introduction We’ve all heard the saying, “A healthy body leads to a healthy mind,” right? Well, it’s not just an old wives’ tale. Science backs it up! Movement isn’t just for flexing those muscles; it’s also for powering up that brain, especially in kids. Read on to learn why incorporating more physical activity into your…

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Why Chiropractic Care is Critical for Kids Who Play Sports

Why Chiropractic Care is Critical for Kids Who Play Sports

By Dr. Jason Crist / September 14, 2023 / Comments Off on Why Chiropractic Care is Critical for Kids Who Play Sports

Hey there! Let’s talk about youth sports—45 million kids are hitting the fields, courts, and tracks. Fantastic for social and physical development, right? Absolutely. But here’s the kicker: sports also ratchet up the risk of injuries, especially in kids. So, how do we counterbalance that? Enter chiropractic care. The Young, Growing Skeleton First off, know…

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The Natural Advantage - Chiropractic Care for Improved Athletic Performance

Achieve Athletic Mastery: The Role of Chiropractic in Sports

By Dr. Jason Crist / May 17, 2023 / Comments Off on Achieve Athletic Mastery: The Role of Chiropractic in Sports

Let me drop a name for you: Michael Jordan. Let’s be honest. While I might not parallel “Air Jordan” in terms of athletic prowess, and my name may not ring a bell beyond the warm and welcoming confines of Franklin, TN… Just like me, he grasped the essence of chiropractic care for enhanced performance even…

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Unlock Your Athletic Potential - The Benefits of Chiropractic Care

Benefits of Chiropractic Care For Your Athletic Potential

By Dr. Jason Crist / May 10, 2023 / Comments Off on Benefits of Chiropractic Care For Your Athletic Potential

We’ve made it to the big leagues! Almost every professional sports team, including baseball, hockey, football, and soccer, now has chiropractors on their staff. I can’t help but smile knowing that the secret is out! Even local high-school teams in Franklin, TN understand the benefits of chiropractic care for athletes and fully embrace it. And…

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Play Hard, Recover Better - Proactive Health Habits for Weekend Sports

Play Hard, Recover Better: Proactive Health Habits for Weekend Sports

By Dr. Jason Crist / May 4, 2023 / Comments Off on Play Hard, Recover Better: Proactive Health Habits for Weekend Sports

“Play hard or go home” is a popular catchphrase that takes on a new meaning when it comes to chiropractic care, especially for athletes. As a chiropractor in Franklin, TN, I have seen many avoidable injuries in weekend sports. That’s why I believe in adopting the motto “play hard and go home.” Millions of people…

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Woman with hands holding her waist because of lower back pain in her sacroilliac joint.

Why Spinal Decompression is Superior to Inversion Treatment?

By Dr. Jason Crist / February 28, 2023 /

With the abundance of DIY videos, many individuals may opt for a shortcut or an easier route. However, when it comes to matters of health, there are no safe alternatives. In the case of a spinal injury, failing to seek professional guidance could result in worsening of the injury. Despite this, some may opt to…

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How to Stretch Your Way to Better Health

How to Stretch Your Way to Better Health

By Dr. Jason Crist / May 5, 2022 / Comments Off on How to Stretch Your Way to Better Health

Life is motion.“Motion is lotion” for your body.You get the idea.The point is that moving every day is crucially important to your overall health and wellness, and stretching (and knowing how to stretch properly) is just as important to making sure you’re moving well.The truth is, stretching is an often overlooked element of self care.That’s…

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