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Unlock Your Athletic Potential - The Benefits of Chiropractic Care

Benefits of Chiropractic Care For Your Athletic Potential

By Dr. Jason Crist / May 10, 2023 / Comments Off on Benefits of Chiropractic Care For Your Athletic Potential

We’ve made it to the big leagues! Almost every professional sports team, including baseball, hockey, football, and soccer, now has chiropractors on their staff. I can’t help but smile knowing that the secret is out! Even local high-school teams in Franklin, TN understand the benefits of chiropractic care for athletes and fully embrace it. And…

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Play Hard, Recover Better - Proactive Health Habits for Weekend Sports

Play Hard, Recover Better: Proactive Health Habits for Weekend Sports

By Dr. Jason Crist / May 4, 2023 / Comments Off on Play Hard, Recover Better: Proactive Health Habits for Weekend Sports

“Play hard or go home” is a popular catchphrase that takes on a new meaning when it comes to chiropractic care, especially for athletes. As a chiropractor in Franklin, TN, I have seen many avoidable injuries in weekend sports. That’s why I believe in adopting the motto “play hard and go home.” Millions of people…

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Woman with hands holding her waist because of lower back pain in her sacroilliac joint.

Why Spinal Decompression is Superior to Inversion Treatment?

By Dr. Jason Crist / February 28, 2023 /

With the abundance of DIY videos, many individuals may opt for a shortcut or an easier route. However, when it comes to matters of health, there are no safe alternatives. In the case of a spinal injury, failing to seek professional guidance could result in worsening of the injury. Despite this, some may opt to…

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The Anatomy of a Spinal Disc - What Does it Look Like

The Anatomy of a Spinal Disc: What Does it Look Like?

By Dr. Jason Crist / February 10, 2023 / Comments Off on The Anatomy of a Spinal Disc: What Does it Look Like?

Waterbeds were something else, weren’t they? It’s still crazy to think there was actually a time where so many of us were sleeping on vinyl “mattresses” that were filled with gallons and gallons of water inside of our carpeted bedrooms. What’s crazier still is that… they were actually pretty durable. They made it through round…

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The Truth about the NIH Food Compass Recommendations

By Dr. Jason Crist / January 26, 2023 / Comments Off on The Truth about the NIH Food Compass Recommendations

At Crist Chiropractic, we understand the importance of a healthy diet in maintaining overall wellness. That’s why we were concerned to hear about the new food compass recommendations from the NIH National Institute of Health. These recommendations, funded by the NIH, seem to promote packaged and processed foods, as well as artificial flavors over real,…

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3 Easy Ways to Naturally Increase Your Energy Levels

3 Easy Ways to Naturally Increase Your Energy Levels

By Dr. Jason Crist / January 24, 2023 / Comments Off on 3 Easy Ways to Naturally Increase Your Energy Levels

There’s a reason you see so many commercials for “do-it-all” energy drinks like Red Bull and “have-it-all” energy shots like 5-Hour Energy… We are exhausted, people! The mid-afternoon energy crash is very real for just about every person you’ve ever met. And the mind-boggling thing is we’re often left wondering… why? In this blog we…

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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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