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Opiates vs. Opioids: What’s the Difference?

By Dr. Jason Crist / September 23, 2022 / Comments Off on Opiates vs. Opioids: What’s the Difference?

Opiates vs. opioids – while they come from different sources, they are similar in a very specific way. Both opioids and opiates have caused millions of people looking for pain relief to enter a cycle of addiction. And the truth is that many of the people who are currently addicted to opioids weren’t recreational drug…

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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

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. However, what…

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Chiropractic Care in Osteoporosis

By Dr. Jason Crist / September 4, 2018 /

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

By Dr. Jason Crist / July 12, 2018 /

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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The Painful Truth Behind Painkillers

By Dr. Jason Crist / October 16, 2015 /

Chances are that you or someone you know have taken Advil, Aleve or Aspirin without realizing their hidden dangers.  We see commercials on TV about how effective common pain relievers can be, but you may be surprised just how damaging these drugs can be to your overall health. Here is the painful truth behind painkillers…

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Four 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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