The only way to truly know that you are being served by a Chiropractor who specializes in Sports Medicine is to recognize the mark CCSP which stands for Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner. This is a post-graduate programs accredited by the National Organization of Accrediting Agencies.
"Promoting the highest standards of excellence and clinical competence for chiropractors specializing in sports medicine and physical fitness."
The CCSP (Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician) certification requires the doctor to attend a minimum of 100 hours of a 120 hour postgraduate program. Following the completion of these hours, the doctor must take and successfully pass a comprehensive written examination to receive the CCSP certification.
Dr. Rudnick is currently completing the DACBSP ( Diplomate American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians ) program. This is the
highest board certification a chiropractor can earn in sports medicine.
To give someone a better appreciation of the type of study this requires, the curriculum guidelines include, but are not limited to the following:
- Exercise Physiology
- Rehabilitation of Athletes
- Diagnostic Imaging
- Functional Taping and Bracing
- Sport Psychology
- Advanced Soft Tissue Techniques
- Emergency Procedures
- Advanced Concussion Management
- Spinal Trauma
- Sideline Injury Assessment and Management