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Why do Alexandria Residents need repeated chiropractic adjustments?

March 17, 2015

Why do Alexandria Residents need repeated chiropractic adjustments? Two of the questions I receive the most often from my patients are inherently intertwined. The questions:  How do joint restrictions occur? Why do I have to be adjusted multiple times? The answer to the first question is simple.  Joint restrictions occur from repeated and prolonged positions,…

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Toxic Air in Woodlawn MD? Here’s a Solution

March 9, 2015

Toxic Air in Woodlawn MD? Here’s a Solution Especially during the Woodlawn winter months, the air in our homes and in our work places seems to get stale. This means a build up of germs, microbial pathogens and toxins, such as those from building materials, paint, flame retardants and dust. These toxins will eventually end…

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Shoveling Tips From Your Frederick MD Chiropractor

March 5, 2015

Shoveling Tips From Your Frederick MD Chiropractor Winter weather warning for Frederick MD Area? Here are some shoveling tips to prevent low back injury. Shovel: Choose a shovel that is appropriate for your strength and size. Shovels with a smaller blade make the load lighter and less cumbersome. You will not be able to shovel…

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Snow Shoveling Related Injuries and Prevention in Wheaton MD

February 27, 2015

Snow Shoveling Related Injuries and Prevention in Wheaton MD Snow removal in Wheaton is more than just another necessary household chore. According to the 2013 US Consumer Product Safety Commission, approximately 28,000 people were treated in hospital emergency rooms for injuries that happened while shoveling or removing ice and snow manually. The most common injuries…

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High Blood Pressure in Temple Hills

February 25, 2015

High Blood Pressure in Temple Hills We all know someone with high blood pressure (HBP), possibly a beloved family member or a lifelong friend.  This common problem affects one in four American adults.¹  An alarming 75% of patients with type 2 diabetes also have HBP.² Normal blood pressure is in the range of 120/80 (“120…

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Serious Drugs, Serious Pain, Serious Solutions in Rockville MD

February 23, 2015

Serious Drugs, Serious Pain, Serious Solutions in Rockville MD A recent article in the British Medical Journal looked at the use of use of opioids (drugs like oxycontin, vicodin, percocet, duragesic), that are being prescribed in increasing amounts for back pain. Despite a lack of research showing long term benefit, these drugs are the most…