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Sports Medicine Excellence

nuhs students practicing chiropractic medicine

Sports Medicine Excellence

If you seek a career emphasis in chiropractic sports medicine, NUHS is an excellent choice.

Become One of Our Successful Sports Medicine Grads

Dr. Alden Clendenin practices in downtown Chicago where his Chicago Chiropractic and Sports Injury Centers boast four clinics. He uses his education in treating hundreds of professional athletes in major league baseball, professional hockey, football, and more.

Dr. Randy Cybulski combined his DC degree with previous experience as an NFL football player and an athletic trainer, into a successful private practice in chiropractic sports medicine.

Dr. Curtis Maynard has been the chiropractic physician to the Arizona Cardinals NFL football team since 1998. His chose a career as a DC after receiving chiropractic care for a sports injury. The physician he worked with recommended National as a great choice in chiropractic schools.

Choosing Between a Career in Chiropractic Medicine or Physical Therapy?

Chiropractic physicians enjoy a number of career advantages compared to physical therapists or certified athletic trainers. Learn more about these advantages and hear from NUHS graduate Dr. Randy Cybulski on why a DC degree could be a better choice for your long-term goals.

Be a Sports Medicine Research Success Story

Jake LaVere – DC Student

Jake presented a research poster at the ACA Sports Council Symposium on from his study on limiting injuries in CrossFit programs through improving baseline assymetries and imbalances.

Eric Korzen – DC Student

Eric gave a podium presentation at the 2013 Chiropractic Sports Sciences Symposium on developing a physical medicine checklist for improving patient outcomes. He co-authored his study with faculty members Dr. Thomas Solecki and Dr. Kevin Curtin.

Participate in Outreach at Leading Sports Events

Jake LaVere – DC Student

Jake presented a research poster at the ACA Sports Council Symposium on from his study on limiting injuries in CrossFit programs through improving baseline assymetries and imbalances.

Eric Korzen – DC Student

Eric gave a podium presentation at the 2013 Chiropractic Sports Sciences Symposium on developing a physical medicine checklist for improving patient outcomes. He co-authored his study with faculty members Dr. Thomas Solecki and Dr. Kevin Curtin.

Eric Korzen – DC Student

Eric gave a podium presentation at the 2013 Chiropractic Sports Sciences Symposium on developing a physical medicine checklist for improving patient outcomes. He co-authored his study with faculty members Dr. Thomas Solecki and Dr. Kevin Curtin.

Expand Your Education

Take advantage of the many continuing education seminars and weekend courses focused on sports medicine. As a DC sudent, you’ll receive a substantial discount. Recent courses include:

  • Imaging of Athletic Injuries
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist Series
  • Building a Sports Chiropractic Practice
  • Current Concepts in Concussion and Sports Nutrition

Join Our Campus Clubs

  • Sports Rehab Club – Illinois
  • Sports Council – Florida
  • ND Sports Medicine – Illinois
  • Sports & Recreation Clubs (Yoga, Basketball, Soccer, Running & Walking Club, and more…)