Sciatica

Woman injured after a car accident.

Can A Car Accidents Cause A Herniated Disc?

By Dr. Jason Crist / March 6, 2019 / 0 Comments

After car accidents, it’s not uncommon for someone to experience pain and stiffness.  What if it’s more than just a little post-accident discomfort?  After all, you weren’t going that fast, so how bad could it be? The truth is, it doesn’t matter how fast you were going when you were hit.  Serious injury is possible…

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Young woman having lower back pain from spinal stenosis after workout at the gym, looking for relief from sciatica pain

Easy Stretches Provide Relief for Sciatica Pain

By Dr. Jason Crist / January 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

Relief for Sciatica Pain? Can this be real? We’ve got some sciatica stretches to relieve your pain and get you back to living. Sciatic nerve pain is one of the most excruciating and debilitating conditions you can experience.  The pain can be so severe that you may not be able to move once you’ve found…

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Lady grimacing in pain who needs treatments for herniated disc

Treatments for Herniated Disc Pain

By Dr. Jason Crist / January 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

Have you ever been minding your own business, when you suddenly felt a sharp pain in your back? Sometimes you’ll be relaxing or watching TV and feel a jolt when you stand up to get more popcorn. You might be wondering where on earth the pain came from. Or what could possibly be wrong with…

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Ways Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression Will Help After a Car Accident

By Dr. Jason Crist / November 15, 2018 / 0 Comments

After a car accident, victims can be hurt in many ways.  The injuries can show up immediately in the form of pain and swelling, or they can take days or sometimes even weeks to show.  Non-surgical decompression can benefit these common injury patterns and keep them from worsening. Common Injuries After a Car Accident Car…

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Woman in workout gear holding her back from sciatica pain in lower back

Chiropractic Care for Sciatica

By Dr. Jason Crist / October 10, 2018 / 0 Comments

Sciatica is a very common source of back pain.  It refers to nerve pain that begins in the lower back or buttock area and travels to one leg, or sometimes both.  Pain that originates in another area of the body that is different from the source of the pain is called neuralgia, referred pain, or…

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Driver Suffering From Whiplash From Car Accident

Whiplash and Chiropractic

By Dr. Jason Crist / July 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

Whiplash is a commonly used term that covers a wide variety of debilitating injuries involving the neck and back after a trauma.  While whiplash from a car accident is the most common way to sustain whiplash; you can be struck from any angle and at any speed and become injured.  Whiplash can also be caused…

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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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Business woman with back pain sitting in chair in need of decompression therapy

Spinal Decompression Therapy Can Be an Effective Alternative to Back Surgery

By Dr. Jason Crist / September 20, 2016 / 0 Comments

Join us this Pain Awareness Month in learning more about spinal decompression therapy. Crist Chiropractic and Wellness is educating patients, this September, about the benefits of spinal decompression therapy for treatment of sciatica and disc related injuries such as disc degeneration or bulge. Dr. Brendan Wright, of Crist Chiropractic, credits spinal decompression therapy as an effective alternative…

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woman with a migraine headache covering her head with a pillow

Migraine Headaches & Migraine Treatment

By Dr. Jason Crist / October 16, 2015 / 0 Comments

Migraines and other types of headaches can be very painful. They can be caused by tension, stress, sinus pressure, dehydration, and more. In America, 9 out of 10 people suffer from headaches. Some can be temporary, short-term headaches and others, like migraines, can last for days. They can cause minor throbbing pains in the head…

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Whiplash Symptoms & Important Information About Whiplash Injuries

By Dr. Jason Crist / September 27, 2015 / 0 Comments

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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