nerve pain

Heart Attacks, Death, and Stress- How I Overcame

By Dr. Jason Crist / March 1, 2015 / 0 Comments

As I consider myself a pretty private individual this is very difficult opening up my personal life with patients. This email may offend some of you and I want to apologize up front if that is the case. I feel it necessary however to explain why I haven’t been in the office much lately. The last…

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

Degenerative Disc Disease

By Dr. Jason Crist / October 16, 2014 / 0 Comments

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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