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Chiropractic Treatment for Degenerative Disc Disease

By Dr. Jason Crist / February 21, 2019 /

What is degenerative disc disease? There is normal aging in the protective discs that cushion the spine. And then there is degenerative disc disease.  Most people will experience some normal age-related wear and tear to their spinal discs. Others will go on to develop degenerative disc disease. The painfully debilitating condition will require ongoing treatment.…

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Woman suffering from back ache due to degenerative disc disease on the bed

What is Degenerative Disc Disease?

By Dr. Jason Crist / October 16, 2014 /

Due to aging or disease, discs separating spinal vertebrae deteriorate, lose fluid content and inhibit your ability to engage your spine without stiffness or pain. Degenerative disc disease (DDD) also narrows nerve openings along the spine, increasing pressure on sensitive nerves and worsening pain. Consequently, discs can’t adequately absorb shocks when you walk, jog or…

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3 Key Ways to Prevent a Herniated, Bulging, or Slipped Disc

3 Key Ways to Prevent a Herniated, Bulging, or Slipped Disc

By Dr. Jason Crist / February 28, 2023 / Comments Off on 3 Key Ways to Prevent a Herniated, Bulging, or Slipped Disc

A neighbor of mine once told me “Getting old is not for the faint of heart,” and that’s always stuck with me. After all, haven’t we all had one of those days where we wake up somehow having managed to injure ourselves in our sleep? Or, if you’re like an old classmate of mine (who…

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Chronic Diseases are Linked to Inflammation

Most Chronic Diseases are Linked to Inflammation

By Dr. Jason Crist / December 8, 2021 / Comments Off on Most Chronic Diseases are Linked to Inflammation

Bottom Line: One of the most important health discoveries of the past 20 years has been that the immune system and inflammatory process are involved in nearly every mental and physical health problem we encounter today. It’s safe to say that chronic inflammation is a leading cause of chronic disease. Why it Matters: Chronic inflammation…

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Chiropractor Herniated Disc Therapy

By Dr. Jason Crist / September 24, 2018 / Comments Off on Chiropractor Herniated Disc Therapy

Choose Relief: Best Herniated Disc Chiropractor in Franklin, TN Ready for a change? Sign up for unparalleled treatment at Crist Chiropractic and embark on your journey to a pain-free life. Why Trust Crist Chiropractic? Your health is our priority, and your recovery is our mission.   Expertise and Experience: Serving Franklin since 1999, our deep-rooted…

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seniors active riding bikes without back pain from degenerative joint disease

Chiropractic Treatment for Degenerative Joint Disease

By Dr. Jason Crist / October 16, 2016 /

Degenerative Joint Disease Successfully treating back pain begins with an accurate diagnosis for developing the most effective treatment plan possible. By investigating your medical history, analyzing symptoms and applying advanced chiropractic techniques for correctly assessing and treating back pain, Dr. Crist will determine whether you are suffering from degenerative joint disease (osteoarthritis). Dr. Crist frequently…

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Chiropractor vs. Physical Therapist: Navigating Pain Relief

Chiropractor vs. Physical Therapist: Navigating Pain Relief

By Dr. Jason Crist / December 12, 2023 / Comments Off on Chiropractor vs. Physical Therapist: Navigating Pain Relief

Understanding the differences and complementary roles of chiropractic care and physical therapy can empower you to make informed decisions about your health care. This blog explores these two therapeutic approaches (chiropractor vs physical therapist), comparing their effectiveness, uses, treatment processes, and cost factors. What is Chiropractic Care? Chiropractic care is a healthcare profession focusing on…

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Comparing Decompression vs. Traction for Back Pain Relief

Comparing Decompression vs. Traction for Back Pain Relief 

By Dr. Jason Crist / November 24, 2023 / Comments Off on Comparing Decompression vs. Traction for Back Pain Relief 

Back pain is a prevalent issue, impacting up to 80% of adults at some stage. When seeking non-surgical relief, many discover spinal decompression therapy, which employs intermittent traction to relieve spinal discs and nerve pressure. This method is particularly effective for various spinal conditions and back pain.  However, traditional traction therapy also merits consideration as…

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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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Back Pain

By Dr. Jason Crist / January 9, 2023 / Comments Off on Back Pain

Back Pain Chiropractic Treatment to End Your Back Pain & Lower Back Pain in Franklin, TN Relieve your back pain without prescription medications Those with back pain may be suffering from numerous conditions, and with all the pressure we put on our backs, it’s not a surprise. In fact, experts estimate that as many as…

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