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How Do Chiropractors Treat Allergies?

By Dr. Jason Crist / June 10, 2019 / 0 Comments

Almost everyone deals with allergies. During allergy season, many people stock up on over-the-counter medications. Allergy symptoms can include itchy, watery eyes and a stuffy, sneezy nose. In industrialized nations, the most common chronic sickness is allergies. More people seem to be developing them all the time. Studies say up to 40 percent of the…

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man grabbing his lower back from pain likely caused by piriformis syndrome

What is Piriformis Syndrome?

By Dr. Jason Crist / February 27, 2019 / 0 Comments

Do you have sciatic nerve pain? Did you know piriformis syndrome can cause sciatic nerve pain? The piriformis muscle is found in the buttocks around the top of your hip joint.  This band-like, flat muscle rotates the thigh and stabilizing the hip joint.  Without this muscle, we would be unable to maintain balance, shift our…

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Saving Healthcare Costs with Chiropractic Treatment

By Dr. Jason Crist / December 11, 2018 / 0 Comments

Are you feeling the expense of health care costs without much of the benefit? Probably.   The United States tops the list of countries with the most expensive health care.  Health care is costing the US 3 trillion dollars. The average citizen paying $10,224 for health-related issues per year.  Japan pays half of that, with…

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Teenage boy talking on phone after his car wreck

Nine Ways a Chiropractor Can Help You After a Car Wreck

By Dr. Jason Crist / November 7, 2018 / 0 Comments

Even if your car wreck was only minor, you can still be left with serious injuries.  Regardless of the severity of the wreck, you should always be evaluated by a medical professional. It’s important to remember that some injuries will not show up immediately and may take days or sometimes even weeks to become apparent. …

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Woman holding neck in pain from fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia and Chiropractic Treatment

By Dr. Jason Crist / October 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

Fibromyalgia, a disorder that can cause chronic widespread pain across the musculoskeletal system, affects at least 2% of the general population, not counting those who never seek treatment for their pain.  This disease process affects women nearly ten times more than it affects men, and brings a host of bizarre and baffling symptoms with it. …

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Lady sitting at desk holding head in her hands because she has a tension headache or migraine

Chiropractic Care for Tension Headaches and Migraines

By Dr. Jason Crist / September 19, 2018 / 0 Comments

Headaches are such a common problem that they account for the largest majority of over the counter pain medication sales.  What if there was a way to reduce your headache’s intensity and frequency naturally, without all the potentially harmful side effects?  Chiropractic care can help. Headache Overview A common headache, such as a tension headache…

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Chiropractic Care in Osteoporosis

By Dr. Jason Crist / September 4, 2018 / 0 Comments

Osteoporosis:  An Overview Osteoporosis is a disease process that is characterized by deteriorating and thinning bones.  It results in fragile, easily fractured bones caused by a generalized weakening of the bone tissues. While bones unaffected by osteoporosis have a firm mesh covered by a strong outer layer, those that are affected by the disease will…

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Chiropractic Care after a Car Accident

By Dr. Jason Crist / August 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

When you’ve been involved in a car accident, the aftermath can be chaotic. And here in the Nashville Area it can happen pretty quickly. Even the most minor accident can seem confusing and frightening.  You worry about your car, making the calls to the insurance company, and exchanging information with the other driver before you…

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Woman sitting at computer holding her wrist from carpal tunnel syndrome pain

Chiropractic Treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

By Dr. Jason Crist / August 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

Carpal tunnel syndrome used to be a condition mostly experienced by data entry personnel, store check- out clerks, or assembly line workers.  In today’s digital world, however, carpal tunnel syndrome has a much wider scope; with the prevalence of computer use, texting and video games, nearly anyone can suffer from carpal tunnel syndrome.  The condition…

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Your Back Pain: How Spinal Decompression and Chiropractic Adjustments Can Help

By Dr. Jason Crist / July 12, 2018 / 0 Comments

Many people experience low back pain throughout their lives.  In fact, it is currently the number one cause of permanent disability, and the second largest reason given for missed work.  Low back pain is the second most common reason for doctor visits, and the third most common for surgical procedures.  If you have low back…

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