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Chiropractic Neck Adjustments

By Dr. Jason Crist / July 17, 2015 /

Chiropractic Neck Adjustments Chiropractic neck adjustments, also known as cervical manipulations, are used to treat patients who suffer from headaches. Crist Chiropractic in Franklin, TN offers safe neck adjustments to treat pain associated with tension headaches and migraines. They are safe and effective, performed within the normal turning range of the head. Recent studies link…

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Heart Attacks, Death, and Stress- How I Overcame

By Dr. Jason Crist / March 1, 2015 /

As I consider myself a pretty private individual this is very difficult opening up my personal life with patients. This email may offend some of you and I want to apologize up front if that is the case. I feel it necessary however to explain why I haven’t been in the office much lately. The last…

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Free Chiropractic this “Valenspine’s” Week

By Dr. Jason Crist / February 8, 2015 /

Interested in free chiropractic care this Valenspine’s Week? This entire week, from Monday, February 9-13 at Crist Chiropractic & Wellness we will be offering free treatment….as a way of saying ‘Thank You’, we would like to show our love by sharing our care.  As a valued patient, your spouse or significant other will get a FREE New Patient Exam and…

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Degenerative Disc Disease

By Dr. Jason Crist / October 16, 2014 /

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 /

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 /

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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Headaches and Neck Pain

By Dr. Jason Crist / September 12, 2012 /

It is not uncommon to have a headache and neck pain at the same time. If you’ve been experiencing neck pain along with your headaches, there’s a good chance the two are related. Most headaches don’t actually stem from pain in your brain tissue or skull — these tissues don’t have nerve fibers that allow you to…

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Sciatica Symptoms and Treatments for Sciatica and Neck Pain

By Dr. Jason Crist / June 12, 2012 /

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 /

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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