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Franklin,TN Chiropractor Explains Text Neck

A Franklin,TN Chiropractor Explains Text Neck

By Dr. Jason Crist / August 10, 2016 /

Nearly everyone has a smartphone or mobile device these days, and while there is some merit to this technology by keeping us more connected – at least virtually – it is wreaking havoc on our bodies. When you look at the posture that people assume when texting, reading email, or browsing social media while on…

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Franklin,TN Chiropractor Describes Whiplash Care

A Franklin,TN Chiropractor Describes Whiplash Care

By Dr. Jason Crist / July 11, 2016 /

Our neck is a busy body part. It holds up and turns our head, allowing us to see, hear, and speak in the direction we choose. Although the neck is a real “team player” it’s a bit of a diva, meaning it’s fairly delicate. There are many ways everyday motion injures the neck, ending up…

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Fireworks Can Be a Pain In The Neck

Fireworks Can Be a Pain In The Neck…

By Dr. Jason Crist / July 5, 2016 /

Coming back from a great Fourth of July weekend, you may be experiencing some unexplained neck pain. This neck pain may have been caused by looking up for a long period of time at a firework display over the weekend. This constant upward looking can irritate and compress the joints of the neck, leading to…

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Man texting with neck and back pain

How Texting Can Cause Chronic Neck and Back Pain – And What You Can Do About It

By Dr. Jason Crist / April 13, 2016 /

Texting: You do it every day, without batting an eye or thinking about it. It’s an instant way of staying in touch with family and friends. And it’s harmless, right? Not so fast! Like many people, you most likely hold your tablet or smartphone in your hand and glance down at it to read and…

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Getting the Best Posture When You Sleep

Getting the Best Posture When You Sleep

By Dr. Jason Crist / January 13, 2016 /

Are You in the Healthiest Sleeping Position Every Night? Aches and pains in the neck and back are some of the most common complaints in chiropractic care. Although stress, exercise injuries and other conditions can lead to chronic back and neck pain, poor sleep posture is a major contributor. A bad night of sleep causes…

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How Cold Weather Affects Chronic Pain

How Cold Weather Affects Chronic Pain

By Dr. Jason Crist / December 7, 2015 /

With cold weather creeping in this winter, you may start to notice changes in your joints and muscles as well as intensified chronic pain. Many people often wonder if there is a direct connection between the cold weather and their chronic pain. Do you ever go outside in the cold and question why your joints…

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Lady with neck pain in need of whiplash treatment

5 Things You Should Know About Whiplash Injuries & Whiplash Treatment

By Dr. Jason Crist / December 1, 2015 /

Whiplash is a fairly common injury that occurs to a person’s neck after a sudden force that causes rapid forward and backward motion of the head. Whiplash injuries are often mistreated due to lack of understanding of the condition. If you have whiplash or think you may be suffering from a neck injury, it is…

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Chiropractic Care is More Effective than Painkillers

Chiropractic Care is More Effective than Painkillers

By Dr. Jason Crist / November 24, 2015 /

We as a society seem to be busier than ever. The kids have school and extra activities, there’s work to get done, the home needs help, and the errands are never-ending. We’re either sitting at a desk too long or standing too much. There’s no time to deal with being in pain, why not just…

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Neck or Back Pain

4 Mistakes People Make When They Have Neck or Back Pain

By Dr. Jason Crist / September 27, 2015 /

Avoid doing these and learn to naturally and effectively treat neck and back pain. At a certain point, most of us have suffered from serious pain, originating from the spine. Neck and back pains are amongst the most common health complaints all people have and, unfortunately, for many this is an ongoing problem that causes…

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Whiplash Injuries

Whiplash Symptoms & Important Information About Whiplash Injuries

By Dr. Jason Crist / September 27, 2015 /

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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