Category Archives: Sports

Injury Prevention Tips for Athletes

Today many athletes compete in multiple sports. Sometimes these are seasonal, but in many cases it can be multiple sports and excessive training sessions all taking place at the same time. This can lead to unnecessary wear and tear that can often contribute to unexpected injuries. Much of this can be avoided by putting an…

Also posted in Chiropractic | Comments Off on Injury Prevention Tips for Athletes

5 At-Home Exercises for Back Pain

Over 60 million American adults experience some form of back pain. Back pain can inhibit your ability to exercise, making it more challenging to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Fortunately, there are several workouts that not only help keep you in shape but can also mitigate your back pain. This post provides five exercises for back…

Also posted in Back Pain | Comments Off on 5 At-Home Exercises for Back Pain

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…

Also posted in Back Pain, Chiropractic, Foot Levelers, Neck Pain, Pain Management | Comments Off on Treating Arthritis With Chiropractic Therapy

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.

Also posted in Back Pain, Foot Levelers, Pain Management | Comments Off on Improving Your Physical Condition From the Ground Up

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.

Also posted in Back Pain, Chiropractic, Neck Pain, News, Pain Management | Comments Off on Celebrating National Chiropractic Health Month

Treating Heel Pain With Custom Orthotics

Plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of heel pain. And it results from a gradual degeneration of the plantar fascia or sudden trauma to the area.

Also posted in Foot Levelers, Pain Management | Comments Off on Treating Heel Pain With Custom Orthotics

Get Back in the Game with Chiropractic Care

Injuries are a common introduction to chiropractic care, especially sports injuries. Professional athletes, specifically football players fit into this group quite well. Not only does chiropractic care treat injuries, but it is also used to prevent an injury from occurring in the first place. Chiropractic care is a non-drug approach that can help diminish the need…

Also posted in Chiropractic, Pain Management | Comments Off on Get Back in the Game with Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic Is an Essential Part of Your Team

Did you know that all 32 U.S. professional football teams use chiropractors to help keep players healthy and in the game? Dr. Merckling of Merckling Family Chiropractic can treat musculoskeletal conditions such as neck and back pain, hamstring and quadricep strains, whiplash injuries, and more. For football players (and anyone else who needs a clear…

Also posted in Chiropractic, Millenials, Opioid Crisis | Comments Off on Chiropractic Is an Essential Part of Your Team