Boosting Your Immune System Function With Acupuncture

A strong immune system plays an integral role in maintaining your health. And acupuncture therapy can provide a wide variety of benefits, improving both mental and physical well-being; one of these benefits is its ability to boost your immune system function.

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The Benefits of Practicing Good Posture

Practicing good posture throughout the day can have a significantly positive impact on aspects of your physical well-being. While posture may not be the first thing on your mind during your day-to-day activities, you may wish it had been when experiencing the neck and back pain poor posture can lead to. In this article we are going to discuss the benefits of practicing good posture and provide you with some information to help you achieve those benefits.

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Chiropractic Therapy for Pain Management

Bodily pain can rear its head in many different forms, preventing people from taking part in the activities they once enjoyed. Fortunately, chiropractic therapy can help you effectively manage that pain, enabling you to be more physically active.

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Remember to Look Up!

With all of the texting we do and smartphone apps we use on a daily basis, it is important to remember to practice proper posture. The more you bend your neck down to look at your phone, the more pressure you put on your spine, potentially leading to neck and back pain.

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Treating Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder With Acupuncture

More than 8 million American adults suffer from Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) every year. Fortunately, acupuncture has been proven to help effectively alleviate many PTSD symptoms such as anxiety and depression.

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Shoveling Snow Without Hurting Your Back

The winter season is officially upon us, and with it come the holidays, colder temperatures, and the high potential for snowstorms. And while the snow can provide for picturesque landscapes and harmless childhood debauchery, it also means that many of us will be shoveling our cars out of it. During the winter months, Merckling Family Chiropractic sees our fair share of patients who have injured their backs while shoveling snow. And while we are more than happy to help alleviate these back pains, we would much rather the injuries had not occurred in the first place. In this article we are going to discuss some of the most effective ways to prevent back pain caused by snow shoveling.

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Boosting Your Back Health With Professional Nutritional Products

While chiropractic therapy has been proven to help treat and alleviate many forms of back pain and other ailments, proper nutrition can further increase the benefits provided by chiropractic treatments. At Merckling Family Chiropractic, we offer a wide array of professional nutritional supplements to help you meet your daily dietary needs and improve your overall well-being.

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Happy Holidays from Merckling Family Chiropractic

From our family to yours, we wish you a safe and happy holiday season!

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How Does Cold Weather Affect Back Pain?

There are a variety of outside factors that can potentially affect the intensity and frequency of back pain. One of the more widely known and studied factors is the weather. Many people tend to experience back pain more frequently during the winter months. In this article we are going to discuss the reasons why this may happen.

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Vitamin D and Back Pain

When your skin is safely exposed to the sun, it forms a healthy cholesterol made up of vitamin D. And as the weather gets colder and the days become shorter, it may be more difficult for people to spend enough time outside in the sun, receiving that nourishing vitamin D boost. As vitamin D deficiency has a proven correlation to certain forms of back pain, it is important to take precautionary steps that can help fend off back pain while promoting healthy vitamin D levels.

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