American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians™

What are CCSP® & DACSP® Certifications?

The ACBSP promotes the highest standards of excellence and clinical competence for chiropractos specializing in sports medicine and physical fitness

Why Choose a Certified Sports Chiropractor?

The best in healthcare for people of all activity levels – high-caliber athletes, recreational athletes, or those seeking to feel great about engaging in daily activities.


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What Is CCSP®?

Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician® (CCSP®) has completed a minimum of 100 hours of post doctoral education in specialized sports medicine topics and must pass a board examination.

What Is DACBSP®?

Diplomate American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians® (DACBSP®) is the highest level of achievement. The doctor has completed over 300 postgraduate classroom hours, plus over 100 hours of on-field experience. The DACBSP® must pass a rigorous written and practical examination and must complete a written project requirement.

What is The Process Like?

The CCSP® certification requires post-graduate education in chiropractic sports medicine or a closely related discipline. Licensed doctors of chiropractic who satisfy one of the following, and are able to provide official documentation demonstrating such, are eligible to take the CCSP® examination:

  1. Completed a minimum of 100 hours of postgraduate education in the Certified Chiropractic Sports Physicians® program at an accredited chiropractic college.
  2. Possess a current Athletic Trainer Certification (ATC)
  3. Completed a Master’s of Science (MS) degree at an accredited college in an equivalent program in the domain of sports medicine
  4. Completed the first year of a sports medicine residency program with an accredited college

10 Things You Should Know About Certified Sports Chiropractors


  1. Possess specialized knowledge of sports injuries and physical fitness
  2. Are experts in the function of the body during movement, from high-level athletics to everyday activities
  3. Can help optimize athletic performance by applying an advanced understanding of musculoskelatal finction and performance enhancement
  4. Offer individualized care that extends beyond spinal adjustment to include direct treatment of muscles, joints and connective tissues
  5. Focus on total body wellness and reaching optimal functioning, not just reducing pain
  6. Are immersed in the latest sports medicine research, trends and treatment techniques
  7. Can integrate seamlessly with other healthcare practitioners to optimize your medical care
  8. Are passionate proponenets of physical fitness and skilled sports medicine practitioners
  9. Will help you acheive YOUR peak performance with a breadth and depth of knowledge found only with their specific training
  10. Comprise the top tier of the chiropractic profession

Hear What Our Patients Are Saying…

After treatment by my certified sports chiropractor, I was playing entire games when I couldn’t imagine even jogging before treatment… I feel more aware of my body.

The certified sports chiropractor I sa taught me simple exercises to strengthen my bacck and prevent recurrences of pain

My certified sports chiropractor has been a major contributor to my athletic success, biomechanic improvement and mental stability

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