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What is Piriformis Syndrome?

By Dr. Jason Crist / February 27, 2019 /

Do you have sciatic nerve pain? Did you know piriformis syndrome can cause sciatic nerve pain? The piriformis muscle is found in the buttocks around the top of your hip joint.  This band-like, flat muscle rotates the thigh and stabilizing the hip joint.  Without this muscle, we would be unable to maintain balance, shift our…

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Treatments for Herniated Disc Pain

By Dr. Jason Crist / January 14, 2019 /

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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man outdoors, holding neck from back and neck pain

Five Benefits of Spinal Decompression

By Dr. Jason Crist / January 22, 2018 /

If you have been plagued with chronic back or neck pain, you know how disrupting it can be to your everyday life. Standing up straight for long periods can hurt; getting comfortable at night can take forever, and simple things like unloading groceries can become extremely painful. If you’re like millions of Americans living with…

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11 Tips for Improving Your Posture at Work

By Dr. Jason Crist / October 3, 2016 /

80% of the American population will experience back pain or back problems at some point in their lives. At any given time, there are approximately 31 million Americans suffering from low-back pain specifically. With more and more people working long hours at office jobs or having sedentary jobs in general, the issue of chronic back…

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Man texting with neck and back pain

How Texting Can Cause Chronic Neck and Back Pain – And What You Can Do About It

By Dr. Jason Crist / April 13, 2016 /

Texting: You do it every day, without batting an eye or thinking about it. It’s an instant way of staying in touch with family and friends. And it’s harmless, right? Not so fast! Like many people, you most likely hold your tablet or smartphone in your hand and glance down at it to read and…

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view of bedroom and covers ruffled from not having healthiest sleeping position

Getting the Best Posture When You Sleep

By Dr. Jason Crist / January 13, 2016 /

Are You in the Healthiest Sleeping Position Every Night? Aches and pains in the neck and back are some of the most common complaints in chiropractic care. Although stress, exercise injuries and other conditions can lead to chronic back and neck pain, poor sleep posture is a major contributor. A bad night of sleep causes…

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