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High Blood Pressure in Temple Hills

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…

Serious Drugs, Serious Pain, Serious Solutions in Rockville MD

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…

New Year's Resolutions in Germantown MD

New Year’s Resolutions in Germantown MD Happy New Year! Another year has come and gone, and we are now halfway through February already… Time moves so quickly! This time of year, many people make a number of New Year’s Resolutions: time to exercise, diet, LOSE WEIGHT, de-stress, sleep more, and any number of different goals.…

Nonspecific Shoulder Pain and Chiropractic Care

Nonspecific Shoulder Pain and Chiropractic Care Nonspecific shoulder pain is a commonly seen ailment in chiropractic practice. The pain and stiffness of nonspecific shoulder pain is almost universally suffered by the population at large and it can be a significant cause of disability. The exceedingly high percentage of people using computers or texting on their…