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Power Your Child’s Brain with Movement: A Must-Read for Every Parent

Power Your Child’s Brain with Movement: A Must-Read for Every Parent

By Dr. Jason Crist / September 20, 2023 / Comments Off on Power Your Child’s Brain with Movement: A Must-Read for Every Parent

Introduction We’ve all heard the saying, “A healthy body leads to a healthy mind,” right? Well, it’s not just an old wives’ tale. Science backs it up! Movement isn’t just for flexing those muscles; it’s also for powering up that brain, especially in kids. Read on to learn why incorporating more physical activity into your…

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Why Chiropractic Care is Critical for Kids Who Play Sports

Why Chiropractic Care is Critical for Kids Who Play Sports

By Dr. Jason Crist / September 14, 2023 / Comments Off on Why Chiropractic Care is Critical for Kids Who Play Sports

Hey there! Let’s talk about youth sports—45 million kids are hitting the fields, courts, and tracks. Fantastic for social and physical development, right? Absolutely. But here’s the kicker: sports also ratchet up the risk of injuries, especially in kids. So, how do we counterbalance that? Enter chiropractic care. The Young, Growing Skeleton First off, know…

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Opioids: Seeking Better Alternatives for Pain Management

By Dr. Jason Crist / August 18, 2023 / Comments Off on Opioids: Seeking Better Alternatives for Pain Management

Every year, a staggering 200 million opioid prescriptions are written, indicating the widespread usage and dependency on these potent painkillers. Originally designed to manage pain, opioids have been a double-edged sword, bringing temporary relief for some while ushering in a dangerous epidemic of addiction for many. What Are Opioids? Opioids are a class of drugs…

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Know Your Headache: Targeted Treatments for Relief

By Dr. Jason Crist / June 15, 2023 / Comments Off on Know Your Headache: Targeted Treatments for Relief

Are you searching for effective migraine and tension headache treatments in Franklin, TN? The first step in this journey involves understanding the various kinds of headaches, their potential causes, and the key symptoms to be aware of. Continue reading to explore further. The Bottom Line Each individual’s headache experience is unique. Symptoms such as chronic…

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The Natural Advantage - Chiropractic Care for Improved Athletic Performance

Achieve Athletic Mastery: The Role of Chiropractic in Sports

By Dr. Jason Crist / May 17, 2023 / Comments Off on Achieve Athletic Mastery: The Role of Chiropractic in Sports

Let me drop a name for you: Michael Jordan. Let’s be honest. While I might not parallel “Air Jordan” in terms of athletic prowess, and my name may not ring a bell beyond the warm and welcoming confines of Franklin, TN… Just like me, he grasped the essence of chiropractic care for enhanced performance even…

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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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Man exercising to help boost his immune system

10 Strategies to Strengthen Your Body’s Defense Mechanisms

By Dr. Jason Crist / January 19, 2023 / Comments Off on 10 Strategies to Strengthen Your Body’s Defense Mechanisms

If you’re looking to improve your immune health, there are a number of things you can do to help your body fight off illnesses. While boosting your immunity isn’t always easy, certain dietary and lifestyle changes can strengthen your natural defenses and protect you from harmful pathogens. Here are 10 tips to help you boost…

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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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