There's no simple formula.

Your body is a complex and highly interactive system. Not every problem can be solved by the pill or the knife. In many cases, more balanced and less intrusive treatments are the most effective.

Don't let your pain sideline you

A small injury today can lead to bigger problems tomorrow. Get back on track, with the confidence that you have properly healed, and are as strong or stronger than you were before.

You are the key.

Your health and wellness depend on a variety of factors, most importantly you. Exercise, nutrition, habits, routine, posture, activity level… all aspects of your daily life play a role.

Push through the pain? Not so fast.

Your pain is an important indicator that something is wrong, maybe seriously. The only way to truly resolve pain is to treat the underlying cause. Ignoring it or treating just the symptom could make things worse.

Don't just recover... improve!

With proper treatment and rehabilitation of your injury, you can come back better than before: physically, mentally, and emotionally. Learn your body, and how best to use and care for it, and you’ll be amazed by what you can accomplish.

When you feel better, YOU FEEL BETTER.

Pain casts a cloud over every aspect of our lives. Learning to endure it is not the answer. When you’re free from pain, you have more room to excel, enjoy life, and be your best possible self.

For Premier Sports Chiropractic Services in Walnut Creek, CA…


Only one thing matters: you get better. As quickly as possible.

At Performance Sport Care, located in the heart of Walnut Creek, we excel in delivering advanced chiropractic care combined with a holistic approach to health and wellness. Our focus is on treating sports injuries, work-related discomfort, and a variety of musculoskeletal conditions. We employ an integrative strategy that blends chiropractic expertise with a full spectrum of non-pharmaceutical, non-invasive musculoskeletal therapies and manual treatments.

Chiropractic Treatment for Athletes and Individuals in Walnut Creek, CA

Dr. Douglas Cancel is a chiropractor in Walnut Creek, CA who takes an integrated approach, tailored to your unique profile and needs, to get you pain relief efficiently, accurately, and quickly.

    Instead of brief ‘get you out the door’ type treatments, we offer a whole-health chiropractic approach designed to achieve lasting rehabilitation and results. Our primary objective is to treat the pain that is preventing you from operating at your maximum potential and get you back in the game quickly and safely. 

    Discover Our Comprehensive Treatment Approach for Optimal Wellness

    Our unique approach doesn’t stop at chiropractic adjustments. We emphasize overall health enhancement, incorporating nutritional guidance, flexibility exercises, ergonomic advice for the workplace, and a tailored exercise regimen that includes both physical conditioning and strength training. This multi-faceted methodology ensures not just recovery but also long-term wellness and prevention of future injuries.

    What we do

    • Take the time to understand your problem and how it impacts you
    • Zero in on your problem with appropriate and focused evaluation
    • Thoroughly and properly examine you
    • Correlate all available information, not just your imaging results
    • Order medical imaging only when appropriate; no mandatory x-ray requirement
    • Formulate a treatment plan tailored to your specific needs to get you results as quickly as possible
    • Encourage your participation in the recovery process through exercise, diet modification, and other methods to ensure the best possible results.

      Here’s what sets Performance Sport Care apart from other chiropractic care providers in Walnut Creek…

      State-of-the-Art Fitness and Rehabilitation Facility

      What sets Performance Sport Care apart is our cutting-edge fitness and rehabilitation center, unparalleled in the chiropractic and medical community. We are equipped with the latest in rehabilitation technology, including the same high-grade equipment trusted by NFL teams and other elite sports organizations. This advanced setup is integral to our promise of helping you recover stronger and more resilient than ever.

      Tailored Care for Athletes and Individuals

      Whether you’re a high-performance athlete, a recreational sports enthusiast, a ‘weekend warrior,’ or someone struggling with work-induced strains, our care is customized to meet your specific needs. At Performance Sport Care, every patient receives the elite treatment and personalized care deserving of a professional athlete.

      Diverse Range of Treatments for Musculoskeletal Disorders

      We specialize in alleviating a broad spectrum of musculoskeletal disorders. By clicking on any of the hot-zones below, you can explore in-depth information about the specific injuries we treat and the innovative therapies we provide.

      Pain Locator

      Pain Locator
      Neck PainHip PainFoot, Ankle, and Leg PainMuscle Tension HeadacheElbow PainForearm & Hand/Wrist PainKnee PainShoulder ProblemsBack PainPost-Surgical Rehab

      Neck Pain

      Strains, “Whiplash,” Joint dysfunctions (Chiropractic Subluxations), Myofascial Pain

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      Hip Pain

      Hip Flexor Tendinitis, Gluteus Medius Syndrome, Trochanteric Bursitis

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      Foot, Ankle, and Leg Pain

      Ankle Strain, High Ankle Sprain, Shin Splints, Plantar Fasciitis, Achilles Tendinitis

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      Muscle Tension Headache

      Elbow Pain

      Golfer’s Elbow, Tennis Elbow, Triceps Tendinitis

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      Forearm & Hand/Wrist Pain

      Early Carpal tunnel Syndrome, Instant or Repetitive Use Strains

      Knee Pain

      Meniscus Tears, ACL, MCL, Osteoarthritis, "Runner's Knee," Chondromalacia Patellae, I-T Band Syndrome

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      Shoulder Problems

      Osteoarthritis, Impingement, Tendinitis, Rotator Cuff Syndrome, Throwing/Weightlifting Injuries

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      Back Pain

      Strains, Disc Related Issues, Facet Joint Dysfunction, Posture Related Imbalances

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      Post-Surgical Rehab

      Knee, Hip, Shoulder, Arthrofibrosis (tightness), Full Strength Restoration

      For residents of Walnut Creek, CA, and the surrounding communities of Concord, Pleasant Hill, Danville, and Lafayette, Performance Sport Care stands as your premier destination for sports chiropractic care. If you’re looking to regain your peak physical condition, overcome injury, or simply maintain a healthy, active lifestyle, we welcome you to click the button below and answer a few simple questions to arrange a free, no-obligation consultation, or contact us directly at (925) 945-1155  today.

      Rediscover your strength and mobility with Performance Sport Care.

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      **Addressing the Shortcomings of High School Weight Training Programs**At Performance Sport-Care in Walnut Creek, Dr. Douglas Cancel, a dedicated sports chiropractor, offers expert manual therapy and rehabilitative strength training to help young athletes thrive. We understand that while high school weight training programs have their benefits, they also have several shortcomings that can impact student athletes' performance and safety:1. **Lack of Proper Supervision and Instruction**: - Many high school programs lack certified strength and conditioning coaches, leading to inadequate coaching and improper lifting techniques.2. **Insufficient Individualization**: - One-size-fits-all programs fail to address the unique needs, fitness levels, and goals of individual students, potentially leading to overtraining or undertraining.3. **Safety Concerns**: - Without proper supervision and technique instruction, the risk of injuries increases significantly.4. **Lack of Comprehensive Education**: - High school programs often miss out on essential education regarding nutrition, overall fitness, and the importance of warm-up and cool-down routines.5. **Equipment and Facility Limitations**: - Outdated or insufficient equipment and limited space can hinder the effectiveness and safety of training.6. **Motivation and Engagement**: - Not all students are interested in weight training, and a lack of a supportive environment can further discourage participation.7. **Inconsistent Programs**: - Irregular training schedules and variable program quality can disrupt students' progress.8. **Focus on Aesthetics Over Functionality**: - Emphasizing appearance over functional strength and overall fitness may not align with students' true needs.At Performance Sport-Care, Dr. Douglas Cancel is committed to addressing these issues by providing personalized, safe, and effective rehabilitative strength training. Our goal is to help young athletes achieve their peak performance and stay injury-free.If you're concerned about your child's high school weight training program or want to enhance their athletic performance, contact us today. Together, we can build a stronger, healthier future for your young athlete! 💪📞#performancesportcare #sportschiropractor #rehabilitativestrengthtraining #youthathletedevelopment #injuryprevention #walnutcreekfitness ... See MoreSee Less
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