Chiropractic Treatment

Chiropractic Treatment at Weddington Wellness

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What Can Chiropractic At Weddington Wellness Help You With?

  • Lower Back Lumbar Pain
  • Sciatica Nerve Pain
  • Arthritis Stiffness
  • Scoliosis
  • Neck Pain & Numbness Into Arm
  • Allergies/Sinus Issues
  • Shoulder/Wrist Injuries
  • Foot/Knee Injuries
  • Improve Energy
  • Enhance Cognitive Skill
  • Optimize Immune Functions
  • Improve Sleep
  • Improve Peak Sports Performance
  • Headaches/Migraines
  • Balance Blood Pressure
  • Circulatory Issues


Weddington Chiropractic Wellness Center

At Weddington Chiropractic Wellness Center at Blakeney established since 1982, our founder, Dr. Merritt’s philosophy is, “NEVER UNDERESTIMATE THE ABILITY OF THE BODY TO HEAL!” Our doctors of chiropractic are specialists in integrating neuromusculoskeletal disorders with physiological conditions. Dr. Lisa Merritt, a second generation chiropractor, and Dr. Sara Butkovich, are expertly trained to diagnose and treat the many neuromusculoskeletal injuries that may occur during sports or recreational activities, work related impairments or in your daily life. Our doctors utilize over 15 different conservative techniques and will assess which one is best for you.

Chiropractic Principles

At our center, Dr. Merritt and Dr. Butkovich apply chiropractic principles to balance the nervous system that processes the physical, emotional and chemical stressors of life. Over time, a patient often alters the normal position or flexibility of the spinal vertebrae. This causes nerve interference that can affect the musculoskeletal functions. Chiropractic treatment is designed to restore normal joint alignment and enhance 100% nerve function of every system in the body. Instead of the “band aid” effect, Dr. Merritt and Dr. Butkovich get to the core of the problem. Gentle manipulative therapy or an “adjustment” rapidly stabilizes the patient to a productive status. Our doctors also provide guidance with advice designed to reduce work-related injuries, proper lifting procedures and therapeutic stretching exercises.

Soft Tissue Techniques

Our chiropractic and soft tissue techniques include: Low Force Activator, Diversified, Gonstead, Thompson, Pediatric care, Webster Pregnancy Technique and the original Palmer technique. They are safe and appropriate methods for all ages for removal of nerve interference and allow optimum health to be maintained. Our conservative methods of care are diagnosed on your health history, age, current condition, lifestyle habits, a thorough exam and if necessary, x-rays or an MRI.

Natural Alternative Treatments

Weddington Chiropractic Wellness Center at Blakeney offers natural alternative treatments that are customized specifically for you by utilizing corrective adjustments, manual therapies, rehab exercises, physical therapeutic modalities and soft tissue release (active, Graston/Guasha style) techniques. Along with chiropractic care, our center integrates acupuncture, therapeutic massage and cold laser. They provide professional nutritional advice that expedites the healing process. We will help you optimize healing without medications or surgeries to help you reach your peak performance. Although some surgeries are necessary, our experienced doctors are specific with post-surgical chiropractic treatments. At WCWC, or goal is to help you be your 100%!

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