posture

Strategies for Healthy Desk Sitting

By Dr. Jason Crist / April 24, 2018 / 0 Comments

We truly believe the first step of preventing pain and injury or achieving optimal health, is first to understand how pain, injury and poor health occurs in the body. When we sit for long periods, we tend to lose our discipline and slouch, look down with a very poor head posture, and we forget to…

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feet hanging off the bed which could cause low back pain from sleeping position on stomach

How Sleeping Could be Giving You Low Back Pain

By Dr. Jason Crist / April 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

Do You Have Back Pain From Sleeping Low back pain while sleeping can make it tough to get a good night’s sleep. At the same time, how you sleep could make things worse — while certain sleep positions put strain on an already aching back, others may help you find relief. Experts believe that people…

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11 Tips for Improving Your Posture at Work

By Dr. Jason Crist / October 3, 2016 / 0 Comments

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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Are Your Children’s Backpacks Causing Spinal Misalignment?

By Dr. Jason Crist / August 17, 2016 / 0 Comments

“Oh, my aching back” is usually something you hear an adult say, who then attribute it to old age or too much sitting or lifting. Parents, unfortunately, are hearing their children utter similar phrases more frequently and wondering why a school-aged child’s back would hurt. If you’ve ever picked up your child’s backpack and realized…

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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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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 / 0 Comments

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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Headaches and Neck Pain

By Dr. Jason Crist / September 12, 2012 / 0 Comments

It is not uncommon to have a headache and neck pain at the same time. If you’ve been experiencing neck pain along with your headaches, there’s a good chance the two are related. Most headaches don’t actually stem from pain in your brain tissue or skull — these tissues don’t have nerve fibers that allow you to…

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