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.

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Good Posture Can Shave 3-5 Pounds off of Your Appearance

Take a Stand for Good Posture!

Paying attention to your posture can pay off big time. Not only can it help prevent chronic back pain but it can also improve your overall appearance and mood.

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Praise from the NYS Chiropractic Association

Dr. Joseph Merckling was recently given a Certificate of Appreciation from the New York State Chiropractic Association (NYSCA) for his service, dedication, and willingness to share his expertise with his colleagues for the betterment of the chiropractic profession.

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Nursing Difficulties & Chiropractic Care

Though breastfeeding is an excellent way to provide infants with the necessary nutrients and antibodies they need, it can be quite frustrating and seem overwhelming especially when there are so many things that can affect the positive outcomes of breastfeeding.
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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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