natural pain relief

Why Do Athletes Need a Chiropractor?

By Dr. Jason Crist / March 30, 2022 / Comments Off on Why Do Athletes Need a Chiropractor?

Bottom Line: Training, preparing, and competing are all part of what makes sports so much fun.Wait – what about rest and recovery?After all, the majority of motions commonly seen in many popular sports can place a tremendousamount of stress on your neck and back.And while our bodies are incredibly strong and resilient, rest and recovery…

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Pro Tips to Keep Your Spinal Discs Healthy

By Dr. Jason Crist / March 23, 2022 / Comments Off on Pro Tips to Keep Your Spinal Discs Healthy

Bottom Line: Not everyone spends their entire week preparing to “play on Sunday.”Our “big game” for the week is more likely to take place in a conference room or on a Zoom callthan in a stadium.Yes, most of us are probably not going to start our professional lives playing in the NFL – or theNBA,…

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Be Like Mike: How to Reach Your Full Potential

By Dr. Jason Crist / March 16, 2022 / Comments Off on Be Like Mike: How to Reach Your Full Potential

Bottom Line: Athletes and active people alike are always looking for that edge that keeps them performing attheir best.And there may not be anyone who embodies that spirit for so many of us more than basketballlegend Michael Jordan.He won multiple world championships and gold medals and broke just about every record in theNBA! So what…

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Why Does My Neck Hurt?

By Dr. Jason Crist / February 9, 2022 / Comments Off on Why Does My Neck Hurt?

Bottom Line: Believe it or not, the average weight of the human head is a full 11 pounds.That may not seem like a lot, but imagine you had to actually hold that weight in your hands andup above your shoulders all day every day for the rest of your life. That’s exactly the job your…

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How to Get Rid of a Stiff Neck

By Dr. Jason Crist / February 1, 2022 / Comments Off on How to Get Rid of a Stiff Neck

Bottom Line: A stiff neck can often be traced to postural issues that contribute to weakened neck muscles.The majority of us are working on computers and staring down at smartphones for hours on endeach day, and that’s left an estimated 20% of us living with daily neck pain over this past year.That’s because weakened muscular…

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How Inflammation Affects Your Body

By Dr. Jason Crist / December 22, 2021 / Comments Off on How Inflammation Affects Your Body

Bottom Line: While the inflammatory process is extremely complex, the solutions aren’t. Reducing pain and inflammation naturally is simple with the right strategy. Maintaining a healthy weight, eating a balanced diet, getting enough sleep, and exercising regularly are all ways that have been shown to effectively reduce pain and inflammation naturally. Why it Matters: Your…

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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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Young woman having lower back pain from spinal stenosis after workout at the gym, looking for relief from sciatica pain

Easy Stretches Provide Relief for Sciatica Pain

By Dr. Jason Crist / January 14, 2019 /

Relief for Sciatica Pain? Can this be real? We’ve got some sciatica stretches to relieve your pain and get you back to living. Sciatic nerve pain is one of the most excruciating and debilitating conditions you can experience.  The pain can be so severe that you may not be able to move once you’ve found…

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Lady grimacing in pain who needs treatments for herniated disc

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 hurting from scoliosis pain at computer.

Chiropractic Treatment of Scoliosis

By Dr. Jason Crist / October 4, 2018 /

Scoliosis, a sideways curve of the spine, can have devastating affects both psychologically and physically.  While most scoliosis cases are mild, when they are severe they can be debilitating.  Scoliosis can lead to emotional pain, with the sufferer feeling they are “deformed,” as well as physical pain from the disorder itself.  The disorder can affect…

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