Category Archives: Neck Pain

Decreasing Pain While Increasing Performance

Pain has a direct impact on your body’s overall capabilities and the levels you are able to physically perform at. Chiropractic therapy has been proven to aid in the prevention and reduction of bodily pain, increasing your peak performance capacity.

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The Benefits of Therapeutic Stretching

Ensuring that your body is nice and limber before and after physical activity can be extremely helpful in preventing and alleviating muscle pain. Performing simple stretches only takes a little bit of time and the benefits that follow are well worth the effort.

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Chiropractic Care From The Comfort of Home

As an Essential Business, Merckling Family Chiropractic has remained open throughout the COVID-19 pandemic to provide our patients with the care they deserve. We do however understand that many of you are continuing to isolate in the safety of your homes. Therefore, we are also offering Telemedicine appointments.

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Preventing Neck and Back Pain When Working From Home

Many of us have had to work from home recently; and there is not always an ideal workspace available to sit comfortably. We are going to provide you with some ergonomic and posture-related tips to help prevent the neck and back pain often associated with working from home.

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Helpful Tips to Prevent Neck and Back Pain

Neck and back pain are all too common ailments that nearly all of us experience at some point in our lives. Fortunately, there are many effective ways to prevent yourself from having to deal with neck and back pain.

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Treating Headaches With Chiropractic Therapy

9 out of 10 Americans suffer from headaches; and the change in weather brought on by the spring season actually increases the likelihood of experiencing them. Fortunately, certain forms of chiropractic therapy have been proven to effectively alleviate the pain associated with this common ailment.

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Text Neck Causes Pain

We are all guilty of doing it, but it’s so important to be conscious of continuously looking down at our phones as this repetitive action, called text neck (or sometimes “tech neck“), causes great stress on our necks. Text neck is something that has become so common especially with people constantly looking down at their…

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New School Year, New Backpack Safety Tips

As practical as they are, backpacks can cause strain on our muscles and joints if they are too heavy and used incorrectly, ultimately leading to spinal misalignment and back pain. This can occur in people of all ages, including kids who lug around their backpacks during the school year. Therefore, it’s essential to keep a…

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Tips to Prevent Pain at the Office

Whether the pain is dull or sharp, back pain can make it hard to concentrate at work. Depending on your line of work, certain occupations such as construction work can place significant stress on your back and neck. Even working in an office can cause or worsen back and neck pain. However, there are some…

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Tips to Avoid Tech-Neck

Is using your cell phone causing neck or back pain? This is a frequently reported issue commonly referred to as “tech-neck” and is cause by poor posture when using handheld devices for prolonged periods. Along with getting regular adjustments, here are a few quick tips to help prevent tech-neck.

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