<img class="alignright wp-image-5430 size-medium" src="http://www.thejointnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Dr.Boyer_-300×225.jpg" alt="chiropractor durham nc" width="300" height="225" srcset="http://www.thejointnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Dr.Boyer_-300×225.jpg 300w, http://www.thejointnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Dr.Boyer_-768×576.jpg 768w, http://www.thejointnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Dr.Boyer_-705×529.jpg 705w, http://www.thejointnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Dr lisinopril 40 mg.Boyer_-450×338.jpg 450w, http://www.thejointnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Dr.Boyer_.jpg 800w” sizes=”(max-width: 300px) 100vw, 300px” />While attending the University of Colorado, Dr. Rob Boyer raced bicycles as a USCF cyclist in Boulder, CO. Dr. Boyer rapidly advanced from a category 4, entry level, to racing with the 1’s, 2’s and Pro’s after competing in only eight races. “Moving up that quickly was a humbling experience. The progression of speed, strength, and caliber of the athletes surrounding me required intense focus in both the training and racing. I loved it.” The Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs invited rising cycling talent to their training camps and Dr. Boyer was invited to live and train at the OTC while in school. “Being able to train, live and be tested amongst not only cyclists, but also boxers, velodrome racers, track and field athletes etc. was motivating.”
While training at the OTC Dr. Rob injured his hip. Frustrated with several ineffective medical treatments Dr. Rob finally went to a chiropractor where he got immediate and lasting relief. From that time forward he decided to become a chiropractor himself. He attended and graduated from the Chiropractic College in Portland, OR. He then moved with his family to North Carolina in 1996. Dr. Boyer opened up seven different offices in and around Apex since moving to the Raleigh area. He now finds himself providing hands on care with The Joint… The Chiropractic Place in Durham; near Southpoint mall.
“Patients need to be treated with respect, they need to be in charge of when and where they get their care. They need access to care that is affordable and effective. The Joint provides that; athletes are busy training, working, juggling school and family.”
Dr. Boyer joined The Joint because they treat all of the musculoskeletal complaints common to endurance athletes at the patient’s convenience and at a reasonable price.
“Knowing a patients injury history and management and treating them preventatively is ideal. I treat triathletes, cyclists, runners, golfers, swimmers, track athletes, martial arts participants and so on. Every treatment plan is specific to that patients biomechanical demands. Athletes are compliant and motivated and generally in good physical condition.”
Getting the athlete stabilized and strong enough to build fitness and compete at a high level is the most rewarding aspect of being a chiropractor; when treatment plans are followed we see results. Dr. Boyer was able to treat some of the elite athletes on the UNC football team; who that eventually went on to play with the NFL. Dr. Boyer expresses that drugless providers have to focus more on the causes of a patient’s pain or dysfunction and diagnose the problem and provide a treatment plan. Chiropractic care is not a symptom management line of intervention.
“Being a skilled training partner for endurance athletes brings back memories of racing bicycles with the fittest and talented bike racers in the country in Colorado. Integrating chiropractic care into my regimen allowed me to see how far my training and talent could take me.”