Submitted By Palmer Chiropractic Clinics
If you’re thinking of
seeing a health professional about a sports injury or need to see
someone for post-surgical care, you should consider coming to Palmer’s
Chiropractic Rehabilitation and Sports Injury Department. The department
specializes in this field with two board-certified rehabilitation
specialists, and another clinician in residency who is preparing for
board certification. Doctors Dave Juehring and Ranier Pavlicek have both
completed a three-year residency in the specialty of rehabilitation.
They also have successfully completed their board certifications through
the American Chiropractic Rehabilitation Board that abides by the
standards set out by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies.
Dave Juehring (DC, CSCS, CES, PES, DACRB), Palmer Chiropractic Clinics’
Director of Chiropractic Rehabilitation and Sports Injury, graduated
from his residency and completed his board certification in 1997. He is
the director of the department and residency program. He has worked at
Olympic and international athletic levels for the U.S. Bobsled
Organization for three Winter Olympics and numerous World Championships.
He has many years of practical experience in the sports performance and
strength and conditioning world and also has taught for the National
Strength and Conditioning Association as well as the National Academy of
Sports Medicine. In addition, he has spoken on the national level
regarding rehabilitative approaches and topics and has published
articles on these topics in peer-reviewed journals. He brings a European
influence through his training in developmental stabilization methods
from the German and Czech rehabilitation schools. He is certified in
Active Release Technique and specializes in working with people who have
running and weightlifting injuries.
Dr. Ranier Pavlicek graduated
from his residency and completed his board certification in 2000. He has
an extensive athletic back ground with 10 years of clinical working
experience in the athletic arena and private sector as a certified
athletic trainer. He also has taught an athletic training course along
with hands-on rehabilitation classes within the Palmer curriculum.
Additionally, Dr. Pavlicek currently teaches the clinical application of
the Graston soft tissue approach in the clinic system. He is certified
as a strength and conditioning specialist through the National Strength
and Condition Association and specializes in soft tissues approaches.
Mike McQueen is the newest of the clinicians to the department and is
currently involved in his residency. He has practical knowledge in the
field of swimming, biking, and participating in triathlons with many
years of personal experience. Clinically he is certified as a McKenzie
practitioner specializing in spinal care and has completed many hours of
independent studies in the area of spinal stability and spinal
Sport injuries, no matter how big or small, simple or
extensive, need the best possible care. Our staff welcomes the
opportunity to get you back to 100 percent and reaching your performance
goals. When you think of sport and rehabilitative care in the Quad
Cities, remember the team of experts in Palmer’s Chiropractic
Rehabilitation and Sports Injury Department.
Chiropractic Rehabilitation and Sports Injury Department is staffed by
three full-time doctors who specialize in the field. The 2,000
square-foot facility has state-of-the-art equipment and is located in
the Palmer Academic Health Center at 1002 Perry St., Davenport.