Heather Ellison Chiropractor Shelby NC
Dr. Heather Ellison, Chiropractor

Dr. Heather Ellison opened her new office, Chiropractic Physicians of the Carolinas, in her hometown of Shelby, North Carolina. Dr. Ellison is an alumni of Shelby High School. She earned her Bachelor’s degree from North Carolina State University in Biological Sciences and her Doctorate of Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic, Florida. Dr. Ellison is National Board Certified and licensed to practice chiropractic care in the state of North Carolina. She is certified in the Graston technique and is a member of the North Carolina Chiropractic Association. Dr. Ellison is active in chiropractic mission work and volunteers her time to various programs in the community. Dr. Ellison is a member of Junior Charity League and currently serves on the Foundation Board of Pinnacle Classical Academy. Dr. Ellison is a huge animal lover and spends a lot of free time with her two dogs, Gallagher and Peanut!

Maria Temple,  Licensed Massage Therapist


Maria Temple, LMBT, NYLMT began her studies of massage from 2004-2006 in Albany, NY.  She graduated from Columbia-Greene Community College with an Associates in Applied Science in Massage Therapy.  Her specialties include trigger point, deep tissue, reflexology, sports and medical massage.  But she also enjoys performing very relaxing massages including hot stones. Maria has a love and passion for athletics and sports.  Her work is resolute, professional and reliable.  She has over a decade of experience and brings a caring, sophisticated approach to her work, and is very customer oriented.  Maria looks to collaborate with clients, creating a customized plan to best reach their goals together. In her spare time, Maria enjoys working out 6 days a week and spending time with her Chocolate Lab, Captain, and her new husband, John. 

Our Partners

Pink Paradise Wellness and Day Spa specializes in providing exceptional cosmetic and medical aesthetics to patients. Being located inside of Chiropractic Physicians of the Carolinas offers the merging of medical, chiropractic, and massage specialties which allows all of our providers to give comprehensive and integrative care to patients. Among cosmetic and medical services that are offered, Pink Paradise Wellness and Day Spa also carries lines of medical-grade skincare and treats with RX therapy as indicated. 


Leslie English, FNP-C


Leslie English, FNP-C, established Pink Paradise Wellness and Day Spa at Chiropractic Physicians of the Carolinas in late 2020. She is a graduate of Chamberlain College of Nursing and has seventeen years of nursing experience, specializing in trauma. Leslie has previously obtained two Masters degrees and also has previous experience as VP of Physician Services along with working as a regulatory director in the Charlotte area. Leslie has trained at the National Laser Institute, the American Academy of Facial Esthetics, and is also a member of the American Med Spa Association. If you are searching for someone to make you look and feel as young are on the inside, Leslie is here to help!