Robert Nelson, DC, DACBSP
Dr. Robert C. Nelson graduated Cum Laude in 1986 from Logan College of Chiropractic. Dr. Nelson is a Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians, (DACBSP®). Post graduate education also includes courses as a Fellow of the International Association of Medical Acupuncture (FIAMA), Certified Chiropractic Extremity Practitioner (CCEP), Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), Chiropractic Rehabilitation Diplomate Program, Certified Graston Technique, and Active Release Technique.
Dr. Nelson has taught post graduate courses in Sports Medicine for Northwestern Health Sciences University, Logan College of Chiropractic, Palmer Institute for Professional Advancement, Parker University, LACC, ProSport Chiropractic, Western States College of Chiropractic, DConline and the Colorado Chiropractic Association. He has published articles in the Journal of Sports Chiropractic & Rehabilitation and the Journal of Chiropractic Medicine. He received the Leonard Schroeder Award for Best Original Research in 2010 and 2017 from the ACBSP®. Dr. Nelson has served on the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians vice-president, president, treasurer and a member of the board of directors. He was the president of the Colorado Chiropractic Sports Council for ten years. Athletes from Nike Youth Soccer, Pro Rodeo, Pro Baseball and Pro Soccer (team doctor) are among those treated by Dr. Nelson. He has also served a two week rotation at the USOC. He also worked the CSIT World Games in Italy.
In 2014, Dr. Nelson was honored for the sixth time as Chiropractor of the Year by the Colorado Chiropractic Association, as well as receiving his fifth award as Sports Chiropractor of the Year in 2007. He is a past president of Colorado Chiropractic Association. Dr. Nelson was accepted as a Fellow of the International College of Chiropractors (FICC) in 2007. The American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians TM honored Dr. Nelson in 2008 as “Sports Chiropractor of the Year.”