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126 S. Jefferson St.

Woodstock, IL 60098

815-337-5500

Welcome to Community Chiropractic Center!

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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 an 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, Katie, and Barb

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.

Meet Dr. Merkling

  • Dr.
    John Merkling

    Dr. John Merkling has been a licensed chiropractor since 1979.

    Dr. Merkling has been freeing people from pain since 1980 in his clinic in Woodstock, IL. As a Chiropractor with experience, our professionals are committed to promoting the health and well being of his patients.

    Dr. Merkling uses a 'whole person approach' when taking care of his patients. By combining the very best hands-on-technique, state of the art physiotherapy procedures, and providing the newest and best natural vitamins and mineral supplements on the market today, Dr. Merkling is able to help you to accelerate and/or maintain your journey to good health.

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Reviews By Our Satisfied Patients

  • "I have benefited tremendously from the chiropractic care I received from Dr. Merkling."
    - John Doe / Woodstock, IL

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Community Chiropractic Center

Monday:

7:00am-12:00pm

2:15pm-7:00pm

Tuesday:

Closed

Wednesday:

7:00am-12:00pm

2:15pm-7:00pm

Thursday:

12:00pm-3:00pm

Friday:

7:00am-12:00pm

2:15pm-6:00pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed