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Positive Thinking and the Mind Body Connection

Positive Thinking and the Mind-Body Connection

By Dr. Jason Crist / January 11, 2023 / Comments Off on Positive Thinking and the Mind-Body Connection

Do you think of yourself as a “glass half-empty or half-full” sort of person? Have you ever had someone tell you to “look on the bright side” or to “turn that frown upside-down” or who tried to tell you all about positive thinking and the mind-body connection? Perhaps a friend has shared the classic “things…

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Simple Steps for Setting Health Goals

Try These 5 Simple Steps for Setting Health Goals

By Dr. Jason Crist / January 5, 2023 / Comments Off on Try These 5 Simple Steps for Setting Health Goals

There’s some real wisdom in the saying that goes “a goal without a plan is just a wish.” Have you ever felt like you were working hard and took all the right steps for setting health goals but, at the end of the day, you just weren’t making any progress towards them? That might as…

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17 Proven Tips to Sleep Better at Night

By Dr. Jason Crist / December 27, 2022 / Comments Off on 17 Proven Tips to Sleep Better at Night

A good night’s sleep is just as important as regular exercise and a healthy diet. Research shows that poor sleep has immediate negative effects on your hormones, exercise performance, and brain function. It can also cause weight gain and increase disease risk in both adults and children. In contrast, good sleep can help you eat…

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Simple Steps for Setting Health Goals

How Chiropractic Treats Holiday Stress?

By Dr. Jason Crist / December 20, 2022 / Comments Off on How Chiropractic Treats Holiday Stress?

Your stress level and spinal health are linked through your nervous system. Just think about what happens to you physically when you get stressed out. More specifically, think about how holiday stress affects the body. Your muscles tense, your breathing patterns change, and often, so does the way you move. As the leading neck and…

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9 Ways to Boost Your Body’s Natural Defenses

By Dr. Jason Crist / December 5, 2022 / Comments Off on 9 Ways to Boost Your Body’s Natural Defenses

If you want to boost your immune health, you may wonder how to help your body fight off illnesses. While bolstering your immunity is easier said than done, several dietary and lifestyle changes may strengthen your body’s natural defenses and help you fight harmful pathogens, or disease-causing organisms. Here are 9 tips to strengthen your…

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Chronic Holiday Stress Chiropractic Can Help

Got Chronic Holiday Stress? Chiropractic Can Help.

By Dr. Jason Crist / December 5, 2022 / Comments Off on Got Chronic Holiday Stress? Chiropractic Can Help.

As the leading chronic pain chiropractor in Franklin, TN, we know a thing or two about stress and the effects it can have on our neighbors before, during, and after the holiday season. And stress can actually be a good thing. If a lion were chasing you, an increase in heart rate, muscle tension, and…

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Expecting Families Can Benefit from Chiropractic Care

Key Ways Expecting Families Can Benefit from Chiropractic Care

By Dr. Jason Crist / October 11, 2022 / Comments Off on Key Ways Expecting Families Can Benefit from Chiropractic Care

A woman’s body undergoes many transformations during and after months of pregnancy. Some of these changes are easily recognized, such as an expanding abdomen and episodes of morning sickness, while others less well known. In fact, some common physiological changes can catch expecting mothers by surprise. Why it Matters: Before we dive into those changes,…

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The Opioid Crisis

The Opioid Crisis: How Did We End Up Here?

By Dr. Jason Crist / September 7, 2022 / Comments Off on The Opioid Crisis: How Did We End Up Here?

Bottom Line: If you make it a habit to watch the news, you’ve probably wondered on more than one occasion “How did the opioid crisis start?” Well, the answer might surprise you. About 30 years ago, there was a fundamental shift in medicine regarding how pain was understood and treated. The number of people with…

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Organic Healthcare

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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