Category Archives: Back Pain

Treating Neck and Back Pain With Chiropractic Therapy

Neck and back pain are usually caused by injuries and medical conditions associated with different parts of your spine. These parts range from your neck, or the cervical spine, all the way down to the bottom of your spine, known as the sacrum, and your tailbone, or coccyx.

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Lower Back Pain – Causes, Prevention, and Treatment

Lower back pain is a relatively common occurrence that you may unfortunately already be familiar with. There are a wide range of factors that can lead to lower back pain. Fortunately, there are also methods that have been proven to effectively alleviate this type of pain, one of which is chiropractic therapy.

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Treating Arthritis With Chiropractic Therapy

The various forms of arthritis including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, and gout affect a large proportion of people throughout the US. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that over 50 million American adults suffer from arthritis. And since May happens to be Arthritis Awareness Month, we are going to provide you with…

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The Benefits of Chiropractic Adjustments

Chiropractic adjustments, also known as spinal manipulation, help to rejuvenate joint movement and fix vertebral subluxations. By applying a controlled force into restricted joints, chiropractic adjustments help relieve back pain naturally.

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The Two Primary Types of Posture

Maintaining proper posture helps prevent dealing with unnecessary neck and back pains in the future. There are two primary types of posture, and each of them has its own set of best practices to follow.

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Exercises and Stretches for a Healthy Back

Taking steps to promote a healthy back can help prevent unwanted back pain and discomfort in the future. While it is best to start taking these steps as early in life as possible, they can still provide benefits for older adults when practiced safely and correctly. In this article, we are going to discuss some…

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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…

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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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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…

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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…

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