Trigger points are painful nodules in muscular tissue, commonly found in the upper back, low back, and gluteal muscles. Trigger points are frequently chronic, persisting from day to day without mu ...View Article
Welcome to Community Chiropractic Center!
Located in the heart of Woodstock, the leading health professionals at Community Chiropractic Center are dedicated to helping you achieve your wellness objectives -- combining skill and expertise that spans the entire chiropractic wellness spectrum. Dr. John Merkling is committed to bringing you better health and a better way of life by teaching and practicing the true principles of chiropractic wellness care.
At Community Chiropractic Center, we are concerned about you. It is for that reason that we strive to do something that not all chiropractic clinics are doing. We take pain relief a step further by getting to the heart of the problem. By focusing on you we are able to deliver an individualized rehabilitative level of care that will target and correct the cause of the problem instead of chasing and endless cycle of recurring pain. It is our goal to maintain a solid clinic and patient partnership that enables you to feel confident in what we do, and in your choice to be an active participant in your treatment. At all times we encourage questions and strive to educate those around us. We put our hearts into helping our patients receive the care they need, and we are dedicated to helping each patient achieve his or her optimum health potential.
And thanks to our patients, we are making a difference!
-Dr John, Jess, Lani and Katie
Our Woodstock practice is equipped with modern chiropractic equipment and technology. Contact Us today and experience the Community Chiropractic Center difference! With a multitude of chiropractic training and education under our belt we have treated many patients with conditions ranging from whiplash to scoliosis to herniated discs to infertility. Patients seeking treatment at Community Chiropractic Center are assured of receiving only the finest quality care and individual attention because Dr. John Merkling has a genuine concern for your well-being.
Our chiropractic practice is conveniently located in Woodstock.
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