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Chiropractic Clarksville MD Opioids Danger

Why Are Opioids So Dangerous?

Why Are Opioids So Dangerous? Bottom Line: It’s estimated that over 200 million opioid prescriptions are written each year. This use and abuse has led to an epidemic that’s been fueled by chronic pain. Opioids temporarily hide pain by attaching to receptors in the brain and boosting feelings of pleasure. Unfortunately, they do nothing to…

Chiropractic Clarksville MD Tennis Elbow

Tennis Elbow? But I Don’t Even Play Tennis!

Tennis Elbow? But I Don’t Even Play Tennis! Bottom Line: Did you know… tennis elbow isn’t just for athletes. Lateral epicondyle tendinopathy – or tennis elbow – is a painful condition that occurs when the tendons in your elbow become irritated and overloaded as a result of repetitive motion. Because the repetitive motion that occurs…

Chiropractic Clarksville MD Chronic Knee Pain

Are You At Risk For Chronic Knee Pain?

Are You At Risk For Chronic Knee Pain? Bottom Line: Knees hurt? You’re not alone. Chronic knee pain is thought to affect up to 25% of adults and can significantly limit your mobility and quality of life. Your knee is a hinge-joint that primarily moves back and forth (flexion and extension) and allows some twisting…

Chiropractic Ellicott City MD Hip and SI Joint

Your Hip And SI Joint: What’s The Difference?

Your Hip And SI Joint: What’s The Difference? Bottom Line: While figuring out the difference between hip and SI (sacroiliac) joint pain can be extremely confusing, being able to identify which one is the culprit is crucial when you’re looking for relief. Your SI joint connects your tailbone (sacrum) and your pelvis. It’s very fibrous…

Chiropractic Clarksville MD Shoulder Pain

Shoulder Pain: How To Find Relief

Shoulder Pain: How To Find Relief Bottom Line: Did you know… your shoulder is the most unstable and moveable joint in your body. Its wide range of motion is facilitated by four primary muscles and their tendons, which together are called the rotator cuff. If your shoulder becomes inflamed or an impingement occurs, you may…

Chiropractic Clarksville MD Headache Medication

Headache Medications Cause Headaches

Headache Medications Cause Headaches Bottom Line: One of the primary side effects of many prevalent headache medications is, well…more headaches! That’s right. Rebound headaches are often caused by the same medications you use to find relief. Even taking medications for more than just a few days may trigger overuse, or rebound, headaches. Why it Matters:…