• Dr. Richard L Thalman
    Owner & Clinical Director

    Dr. Richard Thalman's philosophy is simple. 'I treat my patient's as I want to be treated - with respect, dignity, and integrity. I want to listen. I want to provide care in the best interest of the patient to quickly and efficiently help them achieve and maintain ultimate wellness.'
    Dr. Thalman received his Doctor of Chiropractic from Logan College of Chiropractic in St. Louis, Missouri. Upon graduation in 1990, he joined the practice of Fitzmaurice Sports Chiropractic specializing in Physical and Sports Medicine. Thalman Chiropractic opened in 1992 and began helping patients get well and stay well.
    Dr. Thalman also earned a Master's Degree in Exercise Physiology and a Bachelor of Science degree in Commercial Recreation Management - both from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. He is pleased to serve the community of Carbondale and surrounding area of Southern Illinois.

  • Mrs. Heather M Goelz
    Account Manager

    Heather started at Thalman Chiropractic answering phones and developed into a multi-purpose employee. She primarily works as a patient account manager and at the front desk. Additionally, she provides manual therapy and massage under the extension of Dr. Thalman. Heather loves working with patients hands-on to help them feel better physically and mentally.
    Heather graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in school and community health education. After working with the Rural Health Resource Center and the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, she earned her Master’s degree in Public Health. Heather spent about eight years in the public health and grant writing fields before transitioning to contract work - and finally landing in the chiropractic world. Outside of work, Heather enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Dr. Richard L. Thalman

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606 A Eastgate St. Carbondale, IL 62901

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