Category Archives: Back Pain

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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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…

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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…

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Treating Herniated Discs With Chiropractic Therapy

One of the most common causes of back pain is disc herniation. Fortunately, chiropractic therapy has been proven to help treat herniated discs and their correlating back pains.

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Improving Your Physical Condition From the Ground Up

At Merckling Family Chiropractic, we have a state-of-the-art digital orthotic scanner, enabling us to provide custom orthotics uniquely tailored to your body.

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Celebrating National Chiropractic Health Month

October is National Chiropractic Health Month in the US and this year’s theme is “Active and Adaptive”. The “Active and Adaptive” theme focuses on naturally adapting to and dealing with the uncertain times we are all currently experiencing due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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