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Chiropractor San Francisco CA

San Francisco CA chiropractor Louis Valencia, DC, CSCS resides two miles from where he was born in San Francisco CA. He was raised in Marin County where the outdoor active lifestyle became a way of life, and at the young age of 16 years old he went to work as a fitness trainer to help others achieve their health and fitness goals. He has continued to do so in the San Francisco Bay Area as a personal trainer ever since 1984.

In his zeal toward health, he wanted to provide more than just fitness and nutrition advice to his clients, so he decided to expand his skill set to offer chiropractic sports care, physiologic therapeutics, active rehabilitation, fitness training, ergonomics consulting, and occupational health promotion. He has been providing such services in San Francisco since 1995 .

While relief of symptoms from injuries and neuromusculoskeletal dysfunction is a reason some health care consumers and employers seek wellness, health promotion, and prevention services- 'modern scientific evidence indicates that the cause of most pain is functional in nature'. Functional sources of pain include decreased activity tolerance and decreased fitness, which is why Dr. Valencia emphasizes helping his patients and corporate clients increase their activity tolerance by introducing exercise and manual therapies when suffering from these acute and chronic neuromusculoskeletal conditions. Dr. Valencia's passion is in teaching self-care and fitness training skills for optimal health and peak athletic performance, management of injuries, and dysfunctional patterns of the spine, pelvis, extremities, and soft tissues of the body in a fun, safe, and effective manner. In addition, focusing on increasing fitness as a rehabilitation and preventative tool, but more importantly by increasing performance capacity for all levels of athletes, including the 'occupational athlete'!

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Dr. Louis Valencia, DC, CSCS

Louis Valencia, DC, CSCS

Louis Valencia, DC, CSCS

Dr. Valencia's Chiropractic Sports Care practice specializes in the evaluation and conservative management of acute and chronic neuromusculoskeletal conditions of the spine, pelvis, extremities, and the myofascial system of the body. Dr. Valencia has helped his patients with their spinal pain, pelvic pain, and extremity pain syndromes generated from a variety of personal, sports, poor ergonomics, and/or repetitive motion injuries. and/or from being in a deconditioned state while participating in their activities..

Louis Valencia, DC, CSCS methods include both passive and active care treatments. Passive care strategies include modalities: hot/cold packs, electric muscle stimulation, and a percussion massager. The manual therapies include: adjustments to the spine, extremities, and the myofascial system. Active care strategies include: functional rehabilitation, personal fitness training, and/or sports performance strength and conditioning. In addition, health promotion, injury prevention, and/or ergonomics advice is also discussed in each session. You'll leave each and every session feeling actIvated, rejuvenated, taller, being in less pain, and more prepared for your next encounter with gravity whether accelerating/decelerating, pushing/pulling, and/or while moving in the frontal, transverse, and/or sagittal planes.

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To enhance the quality of individuals' lives through educating and adjusting them toward optimal health.


Dr. Valencia’s Professional Recognition

Louis Valencia, DC, CSCS was awarded the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist certification by the National Strength and Conditioning Association in 1994 and has maintained his credential ever since. Dr. Valencia became licensed as a chiropractor in 1995 by the California Board of Chiropractic Examiners and has kept his license to practice chiropractic active ever since. In addition, he successfully completed 114 hours of instruction by the 'International Academy of Chiropractic Occupational Health Consultants Certificated Program' Phase One in 1998.

How Chiropractic Can Help You Achieve Results

Chiropractic works by making carefully placed adjustments to realign your spine. These adjustments allow the muscle tissues to properly support the spine and vital neurological processes that occur within it. When the spine is able to function without interference, the body is better able to facilitate healing, thereby relieving pain and restoring health in a variety of ways.

Rest assured, you will be in good hands with the chiropractic team at Louis Valencia, DC, CSCS. If you have any questions, feel free to contact our team in San Francisco CA. We are here to help you achieve your health goals.