Dr. Marc Heller

About Dr. Marc Heller

Dr. Heller graduated cum laude as valedictorian from the National College of Chiropractic in 1979. He constantly updates his knowledge by studying with different teachers and learning new techniques to help his patients. His work draws from the chiropractic, osteopathic, and physical therapy teachings, with the goal of finding the right techniques for you as a unique individual. His focus is on helping you help yourself; coaching you on how to move better, and how to increase your strength and flexibility.Dr.Heller has published over 120 articles, primarily as a columnist for Dynamic Chiropractic magazine, a national trade journal.

Exercises to Avoid If You Have a Bad Back

You can’t get well if you are continuing to re-irritate your disc. Sometimes the exercises that you STOP doing, are the most important change. If you suspect or know that you have a funky lumbar disc, if it hurts to bend forward, here are the exercises to avoid.You’ll notice I am talking as if to [...]

2019-08-07T17:07:29-07:00December 20th, 2018|

Neck Pain: Activation Exercises

My latest Dynamic Chiropractic article, Neck Pain; Activation Exercises, includes links to videos of the exercises. Tight muscles are often best addressed by activating the muscles. Especially when soft tissue work or stretching only gives temporary relief. In observing patients and studying rehab, I have learned that tight muscles are weak muscles and that stretching [...]

2019-03-29T15:41:30-07:00November 7th, 2018|

Beating the Winter Blues

Do you tend to get the winter blues? Are you sluggish, have no energy, or sink into a funk? You may gain a few pounds. Your immune system seems to have gone on strike, and you catch every little bug. If you get the flu, it’s even worse, and can take weeks and weeks [...]

2019-07-10T10:00:44-07:00January 31st, 2018|

How to Become a Wizard in a World Run by Muggles Combining Evidence: Experience & Expertise = Clinical Excellence

Marc Heller, DC Let’s honor and appreciate the evidence. And, let’s know, that unlike microbial diagnosis, our work does not lend itself to a black-and-white, evidence-based, rigid system. Become the grounded, common-sense wizard. Use both your left brain and your right brain. Learn to listen and observe. http://www.dynamicchiropractic.com/mpacms/dc/column.php?c_id=1517

2019-01-14T17:44:24-08:00November 26th, 2015|