Chiropractic Society Points to
of Chiropractic Care for Professional Athletes
16, 2017 – As
the 2017 Major League Baseball season quickly approaches,
Baseball Chiropractic Society
highlights the important role of doctors of chiropractic
a multidisciplinary team of health care providers for both
professional and amateur athletes.
Bishop DC, CCSP®, director, PBCS, points to the value that
to an integrative setting - their knowledge base and skill
impact player health and performance.
ability for DCs to communicate with the athletic trainers and
care staff, while knowing and performing their role to the best
their ability, is what ultimately allows the players to achieve
most effective and best outcome,” says Dr. Bishop. “It is an
honor that professional sports medicine personnel, our
work tirelessly to keep athletes on the field and performing
optimally, recognize the value of chiropractic care.”
Professional Baseball Chiropractic Society operates as a
reference point for the medical staffs serving professional
Additionally, the organization encourages heightened education,
appropriate behavior, cooperation and compliance with the
the team medical staff.
to Alan Palmer, DC, CCST, assistant director, PBCS and team
chiropractor, Arizona Diamondbacks, “The
that doctors of chiropractic interact with other allied health
professionals reflects on the profession as a whole. Over the
years that I have been working with professional teams, I have
witnessed a growing acceptance of chiropractic as an official
component of care for players.”
for Chiropractic Progress®
(F4CP), the leading voice of the chiropractic profession,
that DCs receive a minimum of seven years of higher level
and are qualified to diagnose, treat and manage a broad spectrum
health conditions. For athletes, chiropractic care helps to
the risk of injuries and improve health and performance through
enhancements in range of motion, flexibility, balance, muscle
strength and other key factors.
Foundation for Chiropractic Progress®
not-for-profit organization, the Foundation for Chiropractic
Progress® (F4CP) informs and educates the general
about the value of chiropractic care. Visit www.f4cp.com
or call 866-901-F4CP (3427).
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