Revolutionizing Sports Chiropractic Care Through Strength and Conditioning

In the heart of Walnut Creek, California, Dr. Douglas Cancel of Performance Sport Care stands as a testament to the evolution of chiropractic care, particularly in the realm of sports. His unique approach, blending spine care with advanced strength training and manual therapy, has redefined what it means to be a sports chiropractor. Read on to learn more about Dr. Cancel’s journey and expertise as a problem solver and body “re-builder” for athletes and individuals from all walks of life.

Transforming Chiropractic Care Beyond the Spine

While chiropractic care is traditionally associated with spine health, Dr. Cancel’s practical approach transcends this notion. His extensive training in strength training and bodybuilding has equipped him with unparalleled expertise in treating upper and lower extremity injuries. This proficiency has attracted a diverse clientele, including ballet dancers and athletes from various sports like wrestling, football, soccer, baseball, tennis, weightlifting, golf, swimming, and endurance sports. Dr. Cancel’s commitment to evolving his treatment methodologies has turned his practice into a hub for professional sports-level rehabilitative methods, accessible and affordable for everyone.

From Personal Struggles to Professional Triumphs

Dr. Cancel’s journey into the world of chiropractic care wasn’t a straightforward path. His personal experiences with sports, strenuous exercise, weightlifting, and a significant car crash during his college years laid the foundation for his career choice. These experiences, coupled with his academic background in chemistry and pre-med, gave him a unique perspective on pain, injury, and recovery. His own recovery journey, aided significantly by chiropractic care, fuels his passion for the field and his dedication to helping others overcome similar challenges.

A Unique Blend of Experience and Expertise

Graduating from the prestigious Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1982, Dr. Cancel initially practiced in an under-served Central Valley community. This experience broadened his exposure to a variety of injuries and medical conditions, fostering collaborations with medical specialists to ensure comprehensive care for his patients. His relocation to the San Francisco Bay Area further expanded his practice, leading to his appointment as a “Qualified Medical Examiner” by the California Department of Industrial Relations. This role provided him with insights into various injury treatments and inspired him to continually refine his approach to patient care.

Focusing on Personalized Care and Chronic Pain Management

Dr. Cancel’s decision to step away from the California Workers’ Compensation system marked a new chapter in his career, allowing him to focus more on his patients’ individual needs. His practice now emphasizes personal training and chronic pain management programs and his team is dedicated to helping each patient achieve their health and fitness goals through tailored treatment plans.

Reach Your Strength and Conditioning Goals

For those seeking a chiropractor in Walnut Creek who goes beyond traditional spine care, Dr. Douglas Cancel offers a unique blend of expertise in sports chiropractic, manual therapy, and rehabilitative strength training. His journey from a passionate athlete to a highly regarded chiropractor is a testament to his dedication to solving complex physical problems and rebuilding bodies for optimal performance.

Experience transformative care.

Schedule your consultation today at (925) 945-1155 or click below to schedule a consultation. Embrace the opportunity to reach your strength and conditioning goals with a chiropractor who truly understands the athlete’s journey.

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