Stenosing tenosynovitis, also known as “trigger finger,” is a repetitive strain injury that is one of the most common injuries in the workplace. It is marked by one finger or thumb that is stuck in a bent position and pops or snaps when straightened. It is caused by an inflamed or irritated flexor tendon. AsRead More
What Are “Manual Therapies” and How Are They Used? |
Manual therapies have been used to treat musculoskeletal disorders for thousands of years. Practitioners around the world—in countries with many different cultural influences and diverse medical traditions—have used their hands to manipulate various parts of the body to stimulate healing. “Manual” literally means “by hand.” Thus, manual therapies consist of healing techniques that use the hands. There are more than two dozen techniques used worldwide. Among the most commonly known are acupressure, chiropractic, massage therapy, physiotherapy, reflexology, Rolfing and shiatsu.... Read More Read More
Self Chiropractic: What more can a Chiropractor do?
Lots of people do it, but what is the difference between clicking your own neck and getting a Chiropractor to do it?
7 Sleeping Tips for Patients with Chronic Pain
Sleeping when you are suffering with chronic pain can be a challenge. Try these seven sleeping tips to make sleeping come more naturally.
Understanding Bone Spurs and What Can Be Done When They Cause Pain
Understanding Bone Spurs and What Can Be Done When They Cause Pain January 30, 2017 Spinal bone spurs, also known as osteophytes, are common and some people don’t even know they have one. But for others, these bony overgrowths can cause real problems. According Dr. Praveen Kadimcherla , who is a board-certified orthopedic spine surgeon at Atlantic Spine Center, “spinal bone spurs aren’t really shaped like spurs. They’re actually smooth and don’t protrude much.” Spinal bone spurs develop as the body’s response to injury to the bone, which can be the result of a traumatic event or simply from aging “The regular wear and tear of living and also damaging effects from osteoarthritis gradually degrades the…
Back Pain Tips from a Physical Therapist
Matthew Randall, PT, DPT, discusses low back pain and some of its causes. Physical therapists examine and evaluate a person thoroughly to determine the cause...
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
What's A Pinched Nerve And How Can I Treat It?
Need help from your Clarksburg, Gaithersburg, Potomac, and Urbana, MD, chiropractors? Have a pinched nerve? You feel the pain of a pinched nerve when the nerve is inflamed due to a misalignment in the body's system. King Chiropractic, which has offices in Clarksburg, Gaithersburg, Potomac, and
Tips To Improve Your Posture
Poor posture can lead to pain in the neck, shoulders and back. Having good posture means being aware of your posture throughout the day and night while you are sitting, standing, walking, driving, relaxing, sleeping, etc. We have outlined tips...
3 Tips to Aid Your Recovery from Lower Back Surgery
Small changes can make a big difference when it comes to recovering from lower back surgery.