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When Back Pain Strikes, Choose Chiropractic Care

All 50 States Recognize DCs as Primary Healthcare Providers

That means patients with back pain or other neuro-musculoskeletal complaints can go straight to a DC like Dr. Merckling for diagnosis and treatment without a referral from a medical doctor. Dr. Merckling doesn’t use surgery or pharmaceuticals in his practice. He employs natural, conservative healing methods.

Did You Know You Have Options?

Back pain affects more than 1 IN 4 ADULTS every year, and is a popular reason for physician visits.

  • 70% of patients choose general practitioners and specialists to treat their lower back pain
  • 42.7% of patients who first saw a surgeon, had surgery
  • In contrast only 1.5% of those who saw a doctor of chiropractic (DC) had surgery

Conservative Care

Chiropractic, physical therapy and acupuncture can save $230 million in annual medical expenditures and can reduce opioid prescribing by 55%.

Studies show that DCs have high confidence in their ability to manage spine pain, and that patients with back pain report high levels of satisfaction with chiropractic care.

  • CHIROPRACTIC OUTPERFORMED all other approaches including prescription medication, deep-tissue massage, yoga, Pilates and over-the-counter drugs
  • With prescription drug abuse now an epidemic in the U.S. and the number of SPINAL FUSIONS SOARING 500% in the past decade, chiropractic services offer a primary care, conservative approach to pain that often enables a patient to reduce or AVOID THE NEED FOR RISKIER TREATMENTS

Pain is NOT a Lifestyle!

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When Back Pain Strikes, Choose Chiropractic Care
 
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