The Webster Technique for a Safe, Natural Pregnancy

Throughout the childbearing process, there’s nothing more important than ensuring the safety of the mother and newborn baby. The Webster Technique is a form of chiropractic therapy which has been proven to aid in making the act of giving birth safer and less physically strenuous.

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The Power of Qi

Qi (ch’i) is a vital energy force flowing throughout your body with the power to activate your innate healing abilities. An imbalance or blockage in your Qi can make you more susceptible to various mental and physical ailments including nausea and infertility.
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Happy Holidays from Merckling Family Chiropractic

Merckling Family Chiropractic will be Closed December 24th through January 1st.

Please do not hesitate to contact our office in regards to the holiday schedule.

From our family to yours, we hope you have the happiest of holidays!

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Merckling Family Chiropractic Now Offers Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a noninvasive treatment method that stimulates your body’s innate healing abilities. Merckling Family Chiropractic now offers acupuncture therapy on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

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Treating Lower Back Pain with Custom Orthotics

Lower back pain is the most common condition leading to disability among working men and women under the age of 45.

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Text Neck Causes Pain

We are all guilty of doing it, but it’s so important to be conscious of continuously looking down at our phones as this repetitive action, called text neck (or sometimes “tech neck“), causes great stress on our necks.

Text neck is something that has become so common especially with people constantly looking down at their phones and tablets to text, check emails, use social media, surf the web, play games, etc. The continued forward head posture and hunched shoulders can lead to pain and reduced mobility in the neck, upper back, and shoulders. What starts as a mild ache in the neck or upper back, could eventually lead to sharp pain or stiffness.

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Happy Thanksgiving from Merckling Family Chiropractic

On behalf of the entire team at Merckling Family Chiropractic, Happy Thanksgiving!

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Fighting the Opioid Epidemic with Chiropractic Treatment

UnitedHealthcare has recently made it easier and more affordable for people suffering from acute lower-back pain to receive chiropractic care. A new UnitedHealthcare program will waive deductibles and copayments for your first few visits to see a chiropractor for acute neck and/or low back pain.  This new benefit helps people avoid having to undergo surgery procedures requiring post-op opioid prescriptions.

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Treating Jaw Pain with Chiropractic Therapy

The jaw muscles are constantly active since we use them to bite, chew, swallow, talk, and more. The Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) connects your jawbone to your skull and many jaw muscles also attach into the neck. Unfortunately, it can also be a common source of pain and can lead to TMJ dysfunction.

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October is National Chiropractic Health Month

This year during National Chiropractic Health Month, the American Chiropractic Association is focusing on the musculoskeletal (MSK) system and how MSK health builds strength and stability. Thus, it is important for people to take steps toward muscle and joint health, including better posture and preventing lower back pain.

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