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Usain Bolt / Team Jamaica Uses Chiropractic Care in Olympic Training

Michael L. Douglas, D.C., chiropractic adjustment on Usain Bolt
Michael L. Douglas, D.C.
performing an adjustment on Usain Bolt
at the 2011 IAAF World Championships
Dr. Michael Douglas DC from Florida was the team chiropractor for Team Jamaica from 1996 through 2008. There is also an article from 2009 about Usain Bolt with Dr. Douglas and a tweet about attending the London Olympics in 2012. I could not find anymore information about Usain Bolt utilizing chiropractic care and the 2012 Olympics though I believe Dr. Douglas was still the team chiropractor for Jamaica in 2012. The latest information that I could verify were pictures of Usain Bolt getting chiropractic adjustments at the 2011 IAAF World Championships. Other athletes that are reported to use chiropractic care are Asafa Powell, Veronica Campbell and Shelly-Ann Fraser. Chiropractic Neurology is a specialized technique and here is a demonstration of chiropractic neurology. There is also a picture of Dr. Douglas using an Activator instrument and I believe he is using the Activator Methods procedure also.






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References:
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/sport/archives/2012/07/28/2003538834 (Dead Link)
http://www.douglaschiropractic.com/
http://twitter.com/douglaschiro
http://www.examiner.com/article/2012-olympics-world-s-fastest-man-usain-bolt-utilizes-chiropractic-care
http://usainbolt.com/
http://youtu.be/pELZ9p3Zf3I
http://acnb.org/
http://www.activator.com/
http://elauderhill.blogspot.com/2012/07/local-chiropractor-going-to-olympics.html

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