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Organic Healthcare: No Prescription Necessary

By Dr. Jason Crist / August 31, 2022 / Comments Off on Organic Healthcare: No Prescription Necessary

Did you know that chiropractors and holistic chiropractors are one and the same? The term chiropractic comes from the Greek words cheir (hands) and praxis (practice). It literally means “done by hand,” and chiropractic is among the most popular health treatments sought by those seeking holistic healthcare in Franklin, TN. Since the beginning, chiropractors have…

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Your Body is Designed to Move

Your Body is Designed to Move

By Dr. Jason Crist / August 23, 2022 / Comments Off on Your Body is Designed to Move

Your body is built to move and the benefits of movement for your body are immeasurable. Every spinal disc and every individual joint was designed to help you sit, stand, run, and do everything in between. That’s a big part of why we provide functional movement tests in Franklin, TN – to help ensure every…

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The Brain - Spine Connection

The Brain + Spine Connection

By Dr. Jason Crist / August 17, 2022 / Comments Off on The Brain + Spine Connection

Odds are, you’ve pondered on the brain-body connection a time or two here and there, and for good reason. Every thought and movement in your life occurs through your brain or spinal cord – commonly referred to as our central nervous system. The spinal cord both carries nerve signals from the brain to other parts…

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Gliding Your Way to Better Health

Facet Joints: Gliding Your Way to Better Health

By Dr. Jason Crist / August 9, 2022 / Comments Off on Facet Joints: Gliding Your Way to Better Health

If you’ve had neck or back pain that you could pinpoint with your finger or felt a sharp pain in your back when moving, the cause may have been some sort of dysfunction with one or more of the facet joints (often the lumbar facet joints) of your spine. So, what are the facet joints?…

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Relieving Migraine Headaches

Relieving Migraine Headaches

By Dr. Jason Crist / July 27, 2022 / Comments Off on Relieving Migraine Headaches

Few things can ruin your day as much as a headache. Relieving migraine headaches in particular can feel impossible. They can seemingly appear out of nowhere, though they may hint at their arrival with two other heavy hitters: visual discomfort and nausea. Whatever the symptoms, a migraine is one visitor you don’t want sticking around.…

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Type of Headache

What Type of Headache Do You Have?

By Dr. Jason Crist / July 8, 2022 / Comments Off on What Type of Headache Do You Have?

Headaches are experienced a little bit differently by everyone. Patients at our chiropractic headache clinic in Franklin, TN may report feeling tired or that they’re dealing with some blurred vision or that they have a chronically stiff neck – you name it. Often, they find themselves unable to function for the day because of their…

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Is There a Perfect Posture

Is There a Perfect Posture?

By Dr. Jason Crist / May 5, 2022 / Comments Off on Is There a Perfect Posture?

“Sit up straight and stop slouching!”We’ve all heard (or said) it a million times in the name of having perfect posture.You’ve likely heard this since childhood, and for good reason.Poor posture as a kid can create health challenges later in life.Rounded shoulders (scapular protrusion), swayback (lumbar hyperlordosis) and a hunched upper back (thoracic hyperkyphosis) are…

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Improving Your Posture

Improving Your Posture to Keep Your Spine Healthy

By Dr. Jason Crist / May 5, 2022 / Comments Off on Improving Your Posture to Keep Your Spine Healthy

Spending more time on the couch, at your computer, and on your mobile devices has probablyled you to visit Google to search for ways to start improving your posture a time or two.Those searches have probably also left you wondering… what exactly is posture?Well, posture is the position that your body maintains while standing, sitting,…

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Postural Stress

Postural Stress: The Link Between Tech Neck and Pain

By Dr. Jason Crist / May 5, 2022 / Comments Off on Postural Stress: The Link Between Tech Neck and Pain

While it’s true that your anatomy can contribute to the levels of postural stress you experience,so can many of the small decisions you make each day.You’ve probably seen an article or two floating around the web about the relationship betweentech neck and pain.You may have even seen an uptick in commercials for neck pain treatment…

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Link Between Posture and Depression

The Surprising Link Between Posture and Depression

By Dr. Jason Crist / May 5, 2022 / Comments Off on The Surprising Link Between Posture and Depression

Posture can either work for or against us.Take it from the leading posture correction specialist in Franklin, TN.Each day we’re learning more and more about new health conditions associated with prolonged sitting, ill-positioned technology, and even furniture that may have been repurposed to suit the frantic requirements levied at the start of the pandemic.It’s obvious…

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