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The Chronic Pain Crisis is the Opioid Crisis

By Dr. Jason Crist / September 14, 2022 / Comments Off on The Chronic Pain Crisis is the Opioid Crisis

Bottom Line: For decades, opioids were marketed as a “safer” alternative to treat chronic pain. And as the number of people seeking care for chronic pain began to rise, so did the number of people filling prescriptions for highly addictive opioids. If you’ve ever wondered “What is the opioid crisis?” – that’s the simple answer.…

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Organic Healthcare: No Prescription Necessary

By Dr. Jason Crist / August 31, 2022 / Comments Off on Organic Healthcare: No Prescription Necessary

Bottom Line: Did you know that chiropractors and holistic chiropractors are one and the same? The term chiropractic comes from the Greek words cheir (hands) and praxis (practice). It literally means “done by hand,” and chiropractic is among the most popular health treatments sought by those seeking holistic healthcare in Franklin, TN. Since the beginning,…

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Your Body is Designed to Move

By Dr. Jason Crist / August 23, 2022 / Comments Off on Your Body is Designed to Move

Bottom Line: Your body is built to move and the benefits of movement for your body are immeasurable. Every spinal disc and every individual joint was designed to help you sit, stand, run, and do everything in between. That’s a big part of why we provide functional movement tests in Franklin, TN – to help…

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Improving Your Posture to Keep Your Spine Healthy

By Dr. Jason Crist / May 5, 2022 / Comments Off on Improving Your Posture to Keep Your Spine Healthy

Bottom Line: Spending more time on the couch, at your computer, and on your mobile devices has probablyled you to visit Google to search for ways to start improving your posture a time or two.Those searches have probably also left you wondering… what exactly is posture?Well, posture is the position that your body maintains while…

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Immune Boosting Supplements

By Dr. Jason Crist / January 27, 2021 / Comments Off on Immune Boosting Supplements

If you’ve wondered what you can do to stay healthy from viruses (such as COVID-19)… We’re offering a “Prevention Pack” for people who want to take as much control over their health as possible. The Prevention Pack Includes: Zinc Quercetin Vitamin D3 It is important to understand how these supplements help support the immune system.…

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5 Step for Better Gut Health

By Dr. Jason Crist / January 20, 2021 / Comments Off on 5 Step for Better Gut Health

Want some hard and fast tips to keep your gut as healthy as possible? First off, why is gut health so important? The human gut is more complex than previously thought and has a huge impact on whole-body health. A healthy gut contributes to a strong immune system, heart health, brain health, improved mood, healthy sleep,and effective digestion, and it may help prevent some cancers and autoimmune…

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The Elephant in the Room

By Dr. Jason Crist / December 8, 2020 /

I would like to address the elephant in the room. No, not the recent presidential election but rather the rise in Coronavirus cases. For the most part, all we are hearing is “how to fight the coronavirus” rather than “how to strengthen the host (you)”. There is still very limited discussion on how to improve…

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Vitamin D may reduce susceptibility to COVID-19-associated lung injury

By Dr. Jason Crist / May 15, 2020 /

Vitamin D is a steroid hormone. It is available in small quantities in food, but the primary source is via endogenous synthesis. This process occurs in a stepwise manner that starts in the skin following exposure to ultraviolet light and continues in the liver and kidneys, where the vitamin’s active hormone form is made. Since…

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A Conversation on Coronavirus

By Dr. Jason Crist / March 4, 2020 /

My thoughts and love is sent to all that have been affected by the devastating tornadoes.  Last weekend, I had an interesting conversation with someone regarding the Coronavirus. The gentleman, I was talking with had a strong stance on the limitations we have in contracting the virus.  He went on to say that there were only…

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