Category Archives: Back Pain

Keeping Your Back Healthy in the New Year

2023 is here, and it is the perfect time to make positive, healthy changes in your life. At Merckling Family Chiropractic, we are here to provide the support and treatment to help you accomplish this.

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Receiving the Help You Need After a Motor Vehicle Accident

Car accidents are one of the leading causes of injuries throughout the US. At Merckling Family Chiropractic, we offer a wide range of services, ensuring you receive the best care and support in the aftermath of a car accident.

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How to Prevent Slips and Falls on Ice

As the weather gets colder, slipping and falling on icy walking surfaces becomes an all too common occurrence. Unfortunately, these slips and falls may lead to a painful back injury. This article will provide helpful information on how to prevent icy slips and falls.

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Preventing Back Pain When Shoveling Snow

When living on Long Island, shoveling snow during the winter months is inevitable. This article will provide helpful tips on how to safely shovel snow, significantly reducing the risk of injuring your back.

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How Texting and Smartphone Usage Impacts Your Neck & Spine

As with all technology, smartphones can have both positive and negative effects on our lives. Having the internet at the tip of your fingers is great, however constantly staring down at your phone puts unnecessary stress on your spine.

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Treating Herniated Discs With Chiropractic Therapy

With over 200,000 people in the U.S. experiencing a herniated disc annually, proper chiropractic care and treatment are essential. In addition, staying on top of the health of our spines ensures a healthier and overall happier lifestyle.

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Ergonomics in the Office to Prevent Neck and Back Pain

According to the Global Burden of Disease Study, back pain is the leading cause of disability globally. One of the main reasons this happens to so many is poor ergonomics. In this article, we will provide you with valuable tips for improving your office environment to keep your back pain-free.

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How Does a Flexion & Distraction Table Relieve Back Pain?

Lower back pain is one of the most common issues you may experience at some point in your life. If you suffer from this condition, using a flexion distraction table is an effective technique to help ease discomfort.

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Practicing Good Posture – Tips for a Healthier Life

Practicing good posture positively influences your back health and benefits your overall wellness. This article will provide information about posture and helpful tips on practicing good posture daily.

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Preventing Back Pain

There are various ways to prevent back pain, enabling you to live a healthier, more active life. This article will provide you with some practical tips on how to avoid back pain.

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