Doctor earns sports board’s diplomate certification |

Doctor earns sports board’s diplomate certification

Daily Staff Writer

VAIL – Dr. Joel Dekanich of Vail Integrative Medical Group has successfully completed the requirements to be certified as a diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians. Certification requires the doctor to attend a minimum of 300 hours of postgraduate education. The instruction is specific to evaluating physical fitness, and the assessment and treatment of sports injuries. Doctors must also pass a comprehensive written and practical examinations, publish a sports-related paper in a peer-reviewed journal, and have a minimum of 100 hours providing hands-on treatment to athletes at sporting events.Dekanich joins approximately 170 others nationally who hold this designation.If you are interested in having your sporting event covered or to schedule an appointment, contact Vail Integrative Medical Group at 479-6262. Vail, Colorado

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