For the first time in Olympic history Chiropractic Doctors from around the world are being officially recognized as part of the mutli-disciplinary clinic inside the Olympic village for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver Canada. While Chiropractic Doctors have been included as part of the Medical staff they have never had the opportunity to treat athletes from around the world directly inside the polyclinic. The polyclinic offers a variety of medical treatments and services for athlete preparation or injuries incurred during these olympics.
Michael Reed, D.C., and Team USA Medical Director said of the this exciting event, “This is an historic event not only for the chiropractic profession, but also the athletes who will now have access to the care that will help them prepare their bodies for competition.” (Read More)
This announcement comes at a critical time in our nations history because of the health care debate going on in congress. Congress has felt that Chiropractic is so important that as they make the overhaul of the health care system they want to make it mandatory that all health care providers include Chiro in their coverage. This announcement recognizes that the international community of medicine sees the significant contribution that Chiropractic makes to wellness and health. For more information on what Chiropractic can do for you contact Dr. Dirk Woodmansee to see how you can improve your overall wellness. It’s your life… live it in health!