At Colorado Sports Chiropractic, joints of the spine and extremities are adjusted to improve mobility, reduce capsular restrictions, alleviate pain, and limit further wear and tear.
Maintaining optimal alignment is important in sports performance, posture, and all activities of daily life.
Active Release Techniques (ART®)
The Gold Standard In Soft Tissue Health Care
ART® is a patented, state of the art soft tissue system/movement based massage technique that treats problems with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves.
ART® is highly effective in treating and alleviating headaches, back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, shin splints, shoulder pain, sciatica, plantar fasciitis, knee problems, tennis elbow and more.
Functional Dry Needling
Dysfunctional muscle reset
Dry Needling is a skilled technique using a thin filiform needle to penetrate the skin and/or underlying tissues to affect change in the body structures or functions for the evaluation and management of neuromusculoskeletal conditions, pain, movement impairments and disability
Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization
Utilization of patented stainless steel instruments that help locate and treat muscular adhesions, fibrotic tissues, and scar tissues.
Lift and Revive
An ancient Egyptian and Chinese method of improving blood flow to hypoxic tissues, helps shorten recovery time and reduce pain.
A High Standard of Care
A movement friendly and rehabilitative taping technique designed to assist the healing process, provide support and stability to muscles and joints where needed. Taping can help prolong the effects of other in office treatments.
Facial Abrasion Technique (FAT)
Ultra Light IASTM Methods
Functional Movement Screening
Ideal for extremely stiff tissues, pre-competition, and those that bruise easily. Ultra light myo-fascial work that helps improve bloodflow, range of motion, and decreases stiffness without bruising.
Corrective exercises are carefully selected to target the problematic movements and designed to lengthen, strengthen, or improve movement patterns to help improve performance in sport and daily life.
Fundamental movement patterns can be assessed to determine the likelihood of injury, identify mobility and/or strength deficits to help prevent injury and maximize training benefits.
Recover, relax, perform
30, 60, or 90-minute deep tissue sessions designed to reduce muscular tension, adhesions, improve blood flow and recovery.
Optimize what goes in. Perform your best
Personalized nutritional consults, body composition testing, and dietary counseling to help reach your health and performance goals.
Improve mindset, think more effectively, perform better
Personalized mental strength coaching, assessment, training plans and evaluation for athletes, coaches, and performers of all abilities and levels.
Keeping you healthy. Getting you better, faster.
Colorado Sports Chiropractic:
Yours, in health and performance
Olympic quality chiropractic care that utilizes an orthopedic and
biomechanical approach to assessing, treating, and preventing injuries.
Normatec Compression Recovery Session
Pneumatic compression utilized to improve local and systemic blood flow to reduce the time between training bouts and accelerate healing.
Meet The Team
John Minen DC, CCSP, MS
Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner (CCSP®) by the American Board of Sports Physicians
Full Body Active Release Techniques (ART®) Certified Provider, Masters Level Certified, Spine Level II, and Nerve Tract Entrapment
Graston® Technique Certified Provider
FAKTR®, and Facial Abrasion Techinqiue® Provider
Functional Movement System (FMS) Practitioner
Kinesio-taping methods (Rocktape® and Synergy Tape®)
Team Chiropractor for Life University Athletics 2016
Worked with US Track and Field Olympic Team Providers for 2012 and 2016
Volunteer Provider for the Nitro Circus 2017
Provided treatment for World Championship and Olympic Track and Field Athletes 2015, 2016.
Cum Laude Life University Chiropractics 2015
Summa Cum Laude - Master’s in Sports Health Science - Life University 2016
Dr. Minen competed in the 2011 US Track & Field Championship in the men's 1500m and qualified in the 2012 US Olympic Trials. He still enjoys running and competing in various race distances as well as cycling, hiking, snowboarding, rock climbing, and throwing the Frisbee with his dog, Linus.
Mitchell Schroeder, PT, DPT, ATC
Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Shenandoah University, VA
Masters of Science in Athletic Training, Shenandoah University, VA
Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, Doane College, NE
Full Body Active Release Technique Certified Provider
Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) Certified Provider
Level 1 Functional Dry Needling Certification
Sportsmetrics Injury Prevention Program Certified Provider
APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor
Club Soccer Coach with FC Boulder
Athletic Training intern with D.C. United of Major League Soccer
Physical Therapy Intern at EXOS working with NFL and MLB athletes
Dr. Schroeder has long had a passion for athletics, playing collegiate soccer at Doane College, before pursuing a dual degree in Physical Therapy and Athletic Training. Though he does not play soccer as much anymore, he has transitioned to coaching and spent the four years coaching at Huntington Beach High School in CA. He now coaches locally with FC Boulder. Additionally, he has found a competitive outlet through CrossFit which he has participated in for the past nine years as well as several local competitions.
Works as a Mental Strength Coach for athletes and coaches in all sports at all levels (Youth, High School, College, Pro/Elite)
Works as a Coach Educator for coaches, schools, organizations, etc. in all sports at all levels (Youth, High School, College, Pro/Elite)
Certified Mental Performance Consultant (CMPC) by the Association for Applied Sport Psychology
Member of the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee Sport Psychology and Mental Training Registry
Mental Strength Coach, Coach Educator and Researcher for USATF Sport Psychology
Mental Strength Coach Adams State University Cross Country and Track and Field
Mental Strength Coach for North American, Central American and Caribbean U23 Track and Field Championships for USATF athletes 2019
Associate Professor Sport Psychology Adams State University
Doctorate in Sport Psychology University of Missouri 2014
For more info: http://drzuleger.com/
Dr. Zuleger has competed in waterskiing, trail running, mountain biking, triathlons, road races, etc. over the years. He still enjoys skiing, mountain biking, waterskiing, trail running, running, cycling, triathlon and other adventures with his wife Bonnie and their dog, Tyrol.
Brian Zueleger, PhD, CMPC
Enjoys treats, pets, squirrels, and anything outside.
Alex Diltz, LMT, CPS
Boulder Massage Therapy Institute - 2020
Certified Stretch Practitioner from Stretch Zone
Graduated from Lock Haven University with a Business Administration Degree - concentration in Marketing and Entrepreneurship
3x cross country national championship qualifier at LHU
Specialties Include: Deep Tissue Massage, stretching, and Swedish Massage
Alex was born and raised in Pennsylvania where he went to college to compete in cross country and track. He moved to CO in 2017 to further pursue his passion for running. Since 2018, he has been marathon training under coach Jeff Boele with Elevated Performance. If he is not running, you can find Alex reading, cooking or biking for cross training.
Kaitie Davis, LMT
Specializes in corrective exercise and injury prevention
Utilizes massage therapy and exercise to serve her clients in a more holistic manner, bringing massage and movement together as a tailored treatment based on the needs of the individual
Education in Deep Tissue, Myofascial Techniques, Neuromuscular and Trigger Point Therapy
Certifications in Muscle Testing, Barefoot Rx, Rocktape®
Enjoys skiing, mountain biking, running, hiking 14ers, swimming and softball.
Maddie Alm MS, RD
A Colorado native, an All-American runner from the University of Colorado Boulder, and a 2x USA Championships qualifier.
Her passion for sports nutrition began when changing her nutrition led to drastic improvements in her performance.
Maddie has the expertise to help athletes and individuals of all levels learn how to optimize their nutrition so they can reach their full potential.
Maddie currently runs at an elite level and trains in Boulder with Emma Coburn, Cory McGee, Aisha Praught-Leer, Dominique Scott, and Laura Thweatt under coach Joe Bosshard.
We are located in the 1440 building on the 28th frontage street just east of the Millennium Hotel. There is plenty of complementary parking around the building. The building is only one story and is handicapped accessible.
Colorado Sports Chiropractic
1440 28th Street, Suite 2
Boulder, CO 80303