F4CP points to integrated health care for optimal athlete performance, wellness
March 6, 2014 — The Foundation for Chiropractic Progress (F4CP), a Carmichael, Calif.-based not-for-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness about the value of chiropractic care, has raised the importance and effectiveness of an integrated approach to health care to enhance athletes' performance.
Congratulating the Seattle Seahawks on their victory at this year's Super Bowl, the
F4CP said the good health and impressive athletic performance displayed
by the athletes can, in part, be attributed to the dedicated and diverse
team of on-staff healthcare professionals, including team chiropractor,
Dr. Jim Kurtz.
"This season, our team entered the Super Bowl
with every available player on our roster healthy and ready to play,"
said Dr. Kurtz, a major supporter of the F4CP. "The end result was
remarkable, and demonstrated the commitment and hard work put forth by
all, including the athletes, health-care staff and management. We can
only hope that each year we strengthen our approach and achieve
Health-care personnel who serve professional
athletes and teams generally encompass medical doctors, doctors of
chiropractic, physical therapists, certified athletic trainers and
support staff. Utilized by all 32 NFL teams, doctors of chiropractic are
qualified to diagnose, treat and manage a broad spectrum of health
conditions. For athletes, chiropractic care helps to reduce the risk of
injuries, and improve health and performance through enhancements in
range of motion, flexibility, muscle strength and other key factors.
health-care professionals and practices utilized by the Seahawks are
certainly worth noting," says Dr. Kurtz. "This collective, modern
approach contributed to a tremendous season, which marked the end of an
era and beginning of unprecedented potential for the Seattle Seahawks. I
am beyond thankful to have been included in this landmark victory, and
encourage others to join us in our success and celebration."
Foundation for Chiropractic Progress aims to inform and educate the
general public about the many benefits associated with chiropractic
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