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New School Year, New Backpack Safety Tips

As practical as they are, backpacks can cause strain on our muscles and joints if they are too heavy and used incorrectly, ultimately leading to spinal misalignment and back pain. This can occur in people of all ages, including kids who lug around their backpacks during the school year. Therefore, it’s essential to keep a…

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Happy Labor Day!

To all of our friends and patients, we hope you have a well deserved day off!

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Reasons Why Chiropractic Adjustments are Important in the Summer

Summer means fun in the sun! Many people enjoy doing various outdoor activities, such as biking, hiking, swimming, etc. However, it’s important to make sure your body is loose and flexible before hopping on your bike or taking that hike up the mountain. With an aligned spine, which is the main goal of receiving chiropractic…

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Fibromyalgia Patients Benefit from Chiropractic Care

More than 10 million Americans suffer from fibromyalgia (FM), which is a disorder characterized by widespread muscle pain and tenderness and is typically accompanied by fatigue, sleep, and mood issues. While most FM patients are women (a whopping 80%!) it can also occur in men and children.

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Avoid Being Part of the Opioid Crisis

According to the American College of Physicians Annals of Internal Medicine, lower back pain is one of the most common complaints for Americans visiting a doctor, and consequently, a major contributor to the over-prescribing opioid crisis. Before starting a potentially addictive prescription pain killer, visit Dr. Merckling at Merckling Family Chiropractic. He’ll show you a…

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Happy Independence Day!

Please note that our office will be closed on Thursday, July 4th and Friday, July 5th. Feel free to contact us and we will get back to you first thing next week. Have a Safe & Happy 4th of July!

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Electronic Health Records & Patient Portals

Electronic Health Records Our world has been profoundly transformed by digital technology – not only through the way we communicate in our daily lives but also through a more seamless flow of information within a digital health care structure. When it comes to patients’ health records, paper charts are being replaced with a digital version,…

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Get Back to Work – Without Surgery!

Is back pain or other issues causing you to lose work? Then it’s time to see Dr. Merckling! Stop letting pain interfere with your life! Studies prove that almost 43% of workers who sought the opinion of a surgeon underwent back surgery. By contrast, only 1.5% of workers who first consulted a doctor of chiropractic, like…

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Understanding Chiropractic Treatments

When you finally decide you’ve lived with your chronic back pain or neck pain long enough, or if your TMJ-related headaches have just become unbearable, making an appointment with Dr. Merckling is a great idea. But for many, the thought of spinal manipulation, or many of the other chiropractic treatments used by Dr. Merckling, can…

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How Chiropractic Care Can Help Boost the Immune System

The immune system plays an important role in us staying healthy, as well as our body being able to function to its potential. Our immune system is the body’s defense mechanism to fight viral and bacterial infections. Made up of proteins, tissues, organs, and white blood cells which all work together to keep us healthy,…

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