Kevin Hecksel

Physical Therapist, DPT, OCS, Cert MDT, Cert ART, CIDN, Co-Owner

DPT – Doctor of Physical Therapy
OCS – Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
Cert MDT – Certified McKenzie Method
Cert ART – Certified Active Release Technique
CIDN – Certified Integrative Dry Needling

Kevin is a licensed physical therapist and the manager at our Standale clinic. He graduated from Grand Valley State University in 2010 where he received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Kevin is an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist passing his OCS examination in 2019. He has experience in a variety of clinical settings including outpatient orthopedics, inpatient acute care, and acute rehabilitation.

Kevin has attended several continuing education courses on a variety of topics. He is certified in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy through the McKenzie Institute and is upper and lower extremity certified in Active Release Technique. Kevin is also dry needling certified through Integrative Dry Needling.  He enjoys treating a variety of diagnoses including mechanical neck and back pain, sports-related injuries, balance and vestibular dysfunction, and post-operative conditions.

Kevin enjoys spending his free time with his wife, two young children, and his dog. His hobbies include exercising, traveling, and fishing.


Doctorate of Physical Therapy

Grand Valley State University 2010

Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences

Grand Valley State University 2007


McKenzie Certified

Active Release Technique

Functional Dry Needling Practitioner

Orthopedic Clinical Specialist

Certified Integrative Dry Needling (CIDN)


(OCS) Orthopedic Clinical Specialist

ART (Active Release Techniques)

Balance Training and Fall Prevention

Blood Flow Restriction

Certified Mckenzie Method

Concussion Management

Dry Needling

Functional Movement Screen

Graston Technique

Headache Temporomandibular Dysfunction (TMD)

Kinesiology Taping

Sports Medicine

Vestibular Rehabilitation



4761 Lake Michigan Drive NW, Suite A
Grand Rapids, MI 49534

P: 616-791-7025
F: 616-791-7233

Great team who are very personable and understand your goals and help you achieve them by creating a plan fit for you.

Chris H.

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