Dr. John Merrick, developer of the Nexercisertm, received his DC degree and a B.Sc. in Human Biology from the National College of Chiropractic. He also holds a B.Sc. in Physical Therapy from S.U.N.Y. at Buffalo as well as a Masters in Physical Therapy and Advanced Kinesiology from N.Y.U. Prior to chiropractic, he was chief PT at what is now called The Meadowlands Medical Center at Secaucus, New Jersey. He also worked at the Olympic Sports Medical Center in Englewood, New Jersey.
John Merrick currently owns and operates the Merrick Spine Center, a multi-disciplinary clinic in Manchester, New Hampshire. Dr. Merrick is on the lecture circuit presenting post graduate and state programs in Physiological Therapeutics, Biomechanics and Rehabilitation. John is also on the advisory board for the Physical Therapy Assistant and the Exercise Science Program at the New Hampshire Vocational Technical College in Manchester, NH. He is also on the Editorial Board for the Chiropractic Sports Journal.
Having sustained a serious neck injury in competitive Judo and having re-injury in rugby, the need was there for a safe but effective exercise to attain optimal recovery, strength and muscle balance of cervical spine function.