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Man at his desk holding his glasses and face due to a tension headache.

Tension Headaches: Avoiding and Relieving the Pain

By Dr. Jason Crist / December 19, 2018 / 0 Comments

There are many different types of headaches plaguing millions of people daily, but the most common headache is known as the “tension headache.”  While these headaches can be caused by tension and stress, the name originally referred to the belief that muscles in the head were tense and tight, causing pain.  This theory isn’t accurate,…

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Staying Well with Chiropractic Care

By Dr. Jason Crist / February 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

Bottom Line: Back and neck pain, headaches and joint aches. Maybe that’s how you discovered chiropractic care. The research supporting chiropractic adjustments as the top choice to reduce pain and increase function for those body signals is overwhelming. But, what’s even more exciting is the research showcasing how chiropractic adjustments may be able to do much…

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A Franklin,TN Chiropractor Explains Text Neck

By Dr. Jason Crist / August 10, 2016 / 0 Comments

Nearly everyone has a smartphone or mobile device these days, and while there is some merit to this technology by keeping us more connected – at least virtually – it is wreaking havoc on our bodies. When you look at the posture that people assume when texting, reading email, or browsing social media while on…

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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 / 0 Comments

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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