Category Archives: Back Pain

Natural Pain Relief from Head to Toe

Chiropractic therapy can help alleviate pain throughout your body, enabling you to live a healthier, more active lifestyle. Merckling Family Chiropractic specializes in a wide range of chiropractic treatment methods, meeting the specific needs of all our patients. So, whether you suffer from headaches or lower back pain, there are forms of chiropractic therapy that…

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Common Causes of Acute Low Back Pain

Acute low back pain is the most commonly experienced type of back pain. It usually lasts between a few days to several weeks, but it can worsen if not adequately treated. Chiropractic therapy has proven to be effective in treating the symptoms of low back pain. Additionally, a chiropractor can teach you exercises and stretches…

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Relieving Joint Pain With Chiropractic Therapy

Chiropractic therapy has been proven to effectively treat a variety of bodily ailments. As joint pain is something that many people struggle with, many of our chiropractic treatments focus on relieving this pain naturally.

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Obesity and Back Pain

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), obesity affects nearly 50% of Americans. Not only can obesity increase your risk for health conditions such as heart disease and stroke, but it can also significantly increase the chances of experiencing potentially debilitating back pain. In this article, we are going to provide you…

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October Is National Ergonomics Month

Initiated in 2003, National Ergonomics Month helps spread awareness pertaining to the various benefits of practicing good ergonomics. Ergonomics strives to boost your efficiency while promoting healthy posture that can aid in preventing neck and back pain.

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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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