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DOL Federal OWCP Physician

We are NOW ACCEPTING New Patients!

Back 2 Health consists of Medical Doctors and Chiropractic Professionals who work together to open your case 

and maintain your case in good standing.


We are experienced Medical Professionals who are DOL Physicians and we will work hard to provide every individual the best treatment plans and physical therapy in order to arrive at the best possible health outcome for each individual.


We do not provide closed or complex case management services.


If you are injured on the job and looking for a professional team of Physicians who can help you get better give us a call!




Welcome to Back 2 Health

"We provide medical and chiropractic services in conjuction with nutrition we believe spinal and nutritional health plays a vital role in human organism's functioning." The crucial link between an optimal functioning nervous system, nutrition, and exercise helps each of us maintain a healthy lifestyle.


Our goal at Back 2 Health is to provide quality health care, in a professional manner to help individuals achieve their optimum health care goals.

Professional Experience

Meet the Doctor

Dr. Merricks has lived in metro Atlanta for over 25 years, and this year she has truly enjoyed being part of the "good life."

Dr. Merricks is a member of LifeForce 1000 Doctors, International Chiropractic Association and past Board Member of the Georgia Chiropractic Association, Dr. Merricks received "Volunteer of the Year Award 2017" from the Georgia Chiropractic Association.

If you're looking for a chiropractor with extensive training and experience in the treatment of back and neck problems, don't suffer needlessly!  She attended Rutgers University and Life University and graduated in 2001. She is a board certified Chiropractor and a board certified Physiotherapist.  Dr. Merricks believes in the motto, "Your health is your most valuable posession!"  

She is recently engaged to be married and enjoys spending time helping other people!

July 2007 - Present

Back 2 Health llc

Dr. Merricks is a Federal OWCP trained Doctor, certified DOT physician, she treats injured workers and performs Chiropractic and Physical Therapy. She uses the body's inherent recuperative ability to help patients achieve optimum health.  Dr. Merricks is a trained Science Based Nutrition Doctor she provides detail analysis of your bloodwork, urine, stool, and hair.

September 2007 - Present

Advanced Spinal Care llc

Dr. Merricks is a certified IDD Therapy TM trained C linician that means she is able to treat patients with pinched nerves, sciatica, herniated, bulging "slipped discs", posterior facets, and spinal stenosis non-invasively with out surgery.

July 2002 - October 2007

Merricks Chiropractic Care Center

Dr. Merricks worked along side various Medical professionals as she provided Chiropractic therapy and Physiotherapy to seniors, children,  athletes, and pregnant women.

January 2000- July 2001

Sunshine Chiropractic Center

Dr. Merricks worked as an Exam Doctor who performed Physical exams, Orthopedic and Neurological exams, X-ray exams, Spinal analysis exams and Report of Findings for patients.


Services We Provide



Diagnostic Testing




DOT Physicals




Surface EMG


Custom Orthotic


Work Related Injury


We provide thorough and comprehensive services for our patients:


Chiropractic care for athletes, elderly, pregnant women and children.


Physical therapy and modalities to promote healing of injuries.


Nutritional assessments using blood, urine, stool ,and hair to receive a detail analysis of your current health status.


Foot Orthotic Scans for athletes, elderly, and everyone who is engaging in activities that add stress to the body is analyzed. 


Surface Electromyograph (SEMG) to locate and assess spinal muscular tension and stress of the body.


DOT Certified Physician for commercial drivers license examinations.


DOL Doctor OWCP trained Physician for injured federal workers with new, open, and active cases.


​Chiropractic Benefits

Spinal Pain Relief 

Chiropractic helps realign your spinal vertebrae to its natural position. Spinal adjustments are considered a safe, effective treatment for acute and chronic back injuries. When you are balanced and free from nerve stress your whole body can function better.

Headache Relief 

Research shows that spinal adjustments one of the primary treatments provided by doctors of Chiropractic can be an effective option for tension headaches and headaches that originate in the neck.

Arthritis Joint Pain Relief

Many patients with inflammatory arthritis such as Rheumatoid (RA) and Ankylosing Spondylitis benefit from gentle spinal manipulations called "Adjustments" combined with exercise and an anti-inflammatory diet.

Enhanced Tissue Healing 

Chiropractic treatments reduce muscular restriction and nervous system inflammation allowing both systems to function at a higher level. Therefore, greatly improving body function.

Increased Energy

Chiropractic care helps improve the quality of rest by enhancing the nervous system's blood flow, reducing the spine's tension, and decreasing stress on the body. The nerves are free to assist the spine work more effectively increasing energy levels. 

Decreased Stiffness

Chiropractic increases comfort and mobility often lost with increasing age. When you are young it's easy to take normal range of motion and flexibility for granted. Spinal adjustments realign the joints, decrease pain, improve flexibility, balance, and coordination.


Joint Subluxation

A subluxation is a condition that occurs when a joint begins to dislocate. 


Signs Of Subluxation

  • Pain around the injured joint.

  • A sensation of being unstable.

  • Swelling of the joint.

  • Limited flexibility of the joint.

Treatment Of Subluxation

  • Rest: Resting the joint may require the use of a splint, sling, or crutches.

  • Ice: Icing an injured joint can be a very helpful step to reduce inflammation.

  • Elevate: Elevation is helpful to reduce swelling and pain.

  • Supports or Braces: Braces are often helpful at controlling the excessive motion of an unstable joint.


Contact Us For Inquiries



Benefits Of Chiropractic Care

June 2011


Everything About Injury Recovery

January 2012


How To Survive Your Desk Job

May 2013


Contact Information


819 Forest Parkway, Ste. B

Forest Park, GA 20397-2281



Email Address*


Thank you!



Monday: Closed

Tuesday: 7:00 am - 1:00 pm

Wednesday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday: 7:00 am - 1:00 pm

Friday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

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