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Signs of Tech Neck

Too Much Screen Time Can Cause Real Pain

Did you know that staring down at your cell phone places about 60 pounds of stress on your neck and spine and can result in very poor posture. Here are some of the signs of what is now known as “tech neck”:

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Chiropractic + Foot Levelers = 40.4% Less Back Pain

A Conclusive New Study by the American Congress for Rehabilitation Medicine

A recent study, Shoe Orthotics for the Treatment of Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial, published in the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, confirmed that the combination of chiropractic treatment with the use of Foot Levelers custom orthotic inserts was a powerful and effective first-line treatment of lower back pain. One of the greatest benefits revealed in the study was that a 40.4% reduction in pain was achieved without the use of opioids or other potentially dangerous or addictive pain medications.

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Merckling Chiropractic: Lowering Healthcare Costs with Better Outcomes (Part 6)

Chiropractic Adjustments Are Safe

Chiropractic adjustments are one of the safest forms of pain treatment and management for people experiencing neck or back pain. Standard medical treatment of these ailments usually involves pharmaceuticals which can be harmful and highly addictive.

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Proper Shoveling Techniques to Limit Back Pain

Although Long Island hasn’t had much snow this winter, it’s important to know proper snow shoveling techniques to avoid back pain shall we get a snowstorm.

During the winter months, snow shoveling is one of the more common causes of back injuries. However, this type of injury is preventable if you follow these snow removal tips:

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Merckling Chiropractic: Lowering Healthcare Costs with Better Outcomes (Part 5)

Did You Know that Doctors of Chiropractic Have 7+ Years of Rigorous, Comprehensive Schooling?

Becoming a chiropractic doctor, like Dr. Merckling, requires 7+ years of schooling and training. In that time they must complete 90 credits of pre-medical undergraduate college education, as well as four to five years of professional study.

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Merckling Chiropractic: Lowering Healthcare Costs with Better Outcomes (Part 4)

Chiropractic Care Improves Results

Patients who saw a chiropractor, like Dr. Merckling, in conjunction with their standard medical doctors, saw improved pain management and physical therapy results when compared to patients only using standard medical care.

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Get Back in the Game with Chiropractic Care

Injuries are a common introduction to chiropractic care, especially sports injuries. Professional athletes, specifically football players fit into this group quite well. Not only does chiropractic care treat injuries, but it is also used to prevent an injury from occurring in the first place. Chiropractic care is a non-drug approach that can help diminish the need for prescription pain medications, such as opioids. Last year the American Chiropractors Association reported that 32 U.S. professional football teams use chiropractors to help keep players healthy and in the game.

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Merckling Chiropractic: Lowering Healthcare Costs with Better Outcomes (Part 3)

Chiropractors Can Help Save Billions in Healthcare Costs

A recent study from OptumHealth, a subsidiary of UnitedHealthcare, indicated that a more efficient treatment path typically begins with a patient consulting a chiropractor, like Merckling Family Chiropractic. This path tends to lead to interventions that are more closely aligned with rec­ommended treatment guidelines and ultimately more favorable solutions at more reasonable costs.

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Merckling Chiropractic: Lowering Healthcare Costs with Better Outcomes (Part 2)

Patients Initially Consulting Doctors of Chiropractic Save Money

The average savings over 4 months for patients who initially consult a DC (doctor of chiropractic) for common back pain issues is $368 over those who initially sought treatment from their primary care physician.

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Merckling Chiropractic: Lowering Healthcare Costs with Better Outcomes (Part 1)

When Patients See a Chiropractor, They Have Greater Improvements…

When compared with people who received standard medical treatments for chronic pain, such as neck pain and sciatica, chiropractic patients are more than 1.5 times as likely to be very satisfied with their treatment.

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