Dr. Zach Brantner, DC

zachprofilepic2014     Dr. Brantner received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic West. His emphasis is on treating sports injuries and correcting dysfunctional movement patterns that can potentially cause injury. He graduated with Magna Cum Laude Honors as the Salutatorian of his graduating class. Dr. Brantner completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological and Zoological Sciences.

He currently is the on-site Sports Chiropractor for the San Francisco University High School Athletic Program. Dr. Brantner takes pride in educating and treating the high school student athletes and believes that learning how to take care of your body at a young age will translate into long-term health and wellness. He has enjoyed volunteering as a medical provider at many sporting events throughout northern California including the 2012 PGA U.S. Open at the Olympic Club, National Senior Games, Sea Otter Bicycle Classic, and Corona Wide Open Beach Volleyball Tournament. He has also received several certifications that have helped him better treat repetitive motion and sports injuries including Active Release Technique, Graston Technique, and Rocktaping.

Dr. Brantner enjoys an active lifestyle in northern California. Whether it’s snowboarding in the mountains, hiking in the foothills, or playing the bay areas golf courses, he has always been involved in sports. He strives to help active individuals of all ages and abilities to overcome their injuries and improve function and performance.

Additional Position(s):

San Francisco University High School Sports Chiropractor (2011-present)

Over 400 hours of on-field experience in a sports chiropractic setting including:

  • San Francisco University High School Athletics (2011-Current)
  • Team Challenge: Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation (2011-Current)
  • Dew Action Sports Tour in San Francisco (2013)
  • Metromint di Giro in San Francisco (2013)
  • Hollister Motocross Series (2013)
  • 2012 U.S. Open Championship at the Olympic Club (2012)
  • San Francisco Triathlon at Alcatraz (2011)
  • San Francisco Triathlon at Treasure Island (2011)
  • St. Mary’s High School Football Camp (2010)
  • (Saratoga) Prospect High School Football (2010)
  • Corona Wide Open Beach Volleyball (2009-2010)
  • Sea Otter Bike Classic (2008-2010)
  • Palmer West Fun Run (2008-2009)
  • North Face Endurance Challenge (2007-2009)
  • Northern California Youth Lacrosse Camp (2009)
  • National Senior Games (2009)
  • Pleasanton Pop Warner Football League (2009)
  • Silicon Valley Turkey Trot (2008)
  • Kaiser Half Marathon (2008)
  • Bair Island Regatta (2007)

Certifications:

  • Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (2012)
  • Functional Movement Screen I & II (2014)
  • Active Release Techniques: Lower Extremity (2013)
  • Faulty Movement Patterns: Dr. Craig Liebenson (2013)
  • Rocktape Certification: Functional Assessment and Rehabilitation I & II (2012)
  • Titleist Performance Institute (2012)
  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment (2011)
  • Active Release Techniques: Upper Extremity (2010)
  • Graston Technique: MI and M2 (2010)
  • Shoulder Injury Assessment and Treatment (2009)
  • Certified RockDoc (2009)
  • CPR/AED (Current)
  • National and Worldwide Conferences:
  • ACA Rehab Symposium, Las Vegas, NV (2014)
  • Assessing Movement: McGill & Cook, Palo Alto, CA (2014)
  • ACA Sports Symposium, Portland, OR (2010)
  • Perform Better Summit, Long Beach CA (2010)
  • ACA Sports Symposium, St. Louis, MO (2009)
  • WFC/FICS Symposium, Montreal, Canada (2009)
  • National Chiropractic Legislative Conference, Washington D.C. (2008)

National and Worldwide Conferences:

  • ACA Rehab Symposium, Las Vegas, NV (2014)
  • Assessing Movement: McGill & Cook, Palo Alto, CA (2014)
  • ACA Sports Symposium, Portland, OR (2010)
  • Perform Better Summit, Long Beach CA (2010)
  • ACA Sports Symposium, St. Louis, MO (2009)
  • WFC/FICS Symposium, Montreal, Canada (2009)
  • National Chiropractic Legislative Conference, Washington D.C. (2008)

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