In Canada, Sports Chiropractic is regulated by the Royal College of Chiropractic Sports Sciences (Canada), RCCSS(C) . Chartered as a Specialty College of the chiropractic profession in 1984, the RCCSS(C) is an educational and co-ordinating organization that acts as the Regulatory College for Chiropractic Sports Specialists.
RCCSS(C) defines the Sports Chiropractor as, “Chiropractic Sports Specialists keep active Canadians at their best by treating neuromusculoskeletal dysfunction. Using chiropractic adjustments, soft tissue therapies, modalities and rehabilitative measures, sports chiropractors aim to restore and enhance the body’s neuromusculoskeletal system for peak performance. Chiropractic Sports Specialists are experts in the diagnosis and treatment of sport related injuries. They are proficient in injury prevention and rehabilitation measures, and have sound knowledge base of return-to-play criteria.”
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