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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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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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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…

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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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The Benefits of Heat Therapy

Heat therapy is a simplistic form of chiropractic treatment which has been proven to have lasting benefits. This is especially true for those looking to decrease muscle spasms or increase range of motion. It has also been shown to improve general flexibility.

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Cold/Ice Therapy – A Cool Chiropractic Treatment

Cold/Ice therapy is one of the more basic yet extremely effective chiropractic treatments. This form of chiropractic care may be a good choice for those looking to mitigate back pain.

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Chiropractic Therapy Using Ultrasound

Although ultrasounds are most widely known in relation to pregnancy, they can also be used as an extremely effective form of chiropractic therapy. Ultrasound therapy has been proven to increase tissue relaxation, circulation, and the breakdown of scar tissue.

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