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5 Paraspinal Muscles Exercises to Relieve Tension

By Dr. Jason Crist / June 11, 2024 / Comments Off on 5 Paraspinal Muscles Exercises to Relieve Tension

Maintaining spinal health is crucial for overall well-being. The paraspinal muscles play a key role in ensuring spinal stability, flexibility, and movement. Weak or tight paraspinal muscles can lead to back pain and poor posture. In this post, we’ll explore five targeted exercises to improve paraspinal muscle function, strength, and flexibility. Anatomy of Paraspinal Muscles…

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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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 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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Should You Exercise After a Chiropractic Adjustment?

By Dr. Jason Crist / July 24, 2019 /

Normally, it’s fine to head to the gym after you get a chiropractic adjustment. However, you still have to give some thought to a few facts. Adjustments are meant to produce improved movement in your body. During your chiropractic appointment, your chiropractor will usually show you some sort of exercise and watch as you do…

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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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Strategies for Healthy Desk Sitting

Strategies for Healthy Desk Sitting

By Dr. Jason Crist / April 24, 2018 /

We truly believe the first step of preventing pain and injury or achieving optimal health, is first to understand how pain, injury and poor health occurs in the body. When we sit for long periods, we tend to lose our discipline and slouch, look down with a very poor head posture, and we forget to…

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