Category Archives: Pain Management

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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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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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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The Benefits of Light Exercise

Successfully maintaining and improving upon your physical health does not necessarily require you to uphold an overly rigorous exercise regimen. There are a variety of light exercises and activities that have been shown to effectively promote overall physical well-being. Adding one or more of these activities to your routine can help you to live a…

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Treating Acute Low Back Pain With Chiropractic Therapy

Acute low back pain can persist for up to six weeks and is a common condition experienced by many adults. Fortunately, certain forms of chiropractic therapy have been proven to alleviate the symptoms associated with acute low back pain.

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Treating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome With Acupuncture

Carpal tunnel syndrome is often associated with overexerting the muscles and tendons connected to the wrist; however, there are many different factors that can cause carpal tunnel syndrome.

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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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Chiropractic Care for Kids and Teens

Although back pain may be more prevalent in adults, there are plenty of children that suffer from it as well. Chiropractic therapy has provided many kids and teenagers with a safe, natural way to effectively help prevent and treat back pain.

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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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