Care For Athletes
If you have an active lifestyle, the last thing that you want is to be sidelined by an injury or pain. Some injuries are noticeable with instant pain and swelling. While other injuries seem like nothing happened; but after time, surrounding joints, muscles and ligaments become overworked and easily injured from overcompensation. Dr. Bucek’s initial evaluation includes functional movement screenings with additional body-specific biomechanical assessments to address deficits in range of motion, muscle strength, and flexibility to ensure proper diagnosis and treatment plans. Dr. Bucek's experience treating athletes of all levels and ages, along with start of the art equipment, allow for a faster recovery while continuing athletic performance (training/practicing) whenever possible. Whatever your condition may be, Dr. Bucek handles a wide array of injury, prevention, and maintenance needs. This is what makes Bucek Chiropractic the best resource as the first choice for athletes!
What Makes Dr. Bucek The Right Choice
Dr. Bucek is a Board Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician with more than a decade's worth of experience caring for professional and recreational athletes. Furthermore, he has an additional five years of sports medicine training on top of his chiropractic training. He is one of the five Diplomates of the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians™ in Illinois. Dr. Bucek was most recently internationally recognized for his sports medicine work by the International Federation of Sports Chiropractic, as well.
Dr. Bucek continues to serve as a Member of the USOPC Volunteer Sports Medicine Program, was on the Minor League Medical Staff for the Arizona Diamondbacks from 2015-2020 providing care for their minor league team the Kane County Cougars here in Fox Valley. Locally, he treats the 2017 and 2021 Clark Cup Champions, the Chicago Steel, at the Fox Valley Ice Arena. Dr. Bucek's focus for his continuous Sports Medicine coursework during the past decade has been primarily in non-contact sports, their common injuries, optimal performance training, and reducing injury recovery time.
Therapeutic taping is designed to facilitate the body's natural healing process and to restore normal function of these tissues while providing support and stability to muscles and joints without restricting the body's range of motion. Therapeutic taping successfully treats a variety of neurological, orthopedic, and other musculoskeletal issues. Dr. Bucek is certified in various taping methods, all of which are offered at Bucek Chiropractic. Dr. Bucek is a Certified Kinesio-Taping Practitioner (CKTP) and is Functional Movement-, Performance-, and Dynamic Taping certified. These certifications allow Dr. Bucek to better evaluate what therapeutic taping method would best fit the patient's day-to-day lifestyle alongside the treatment goals to ensure the highest quality of care.
PEMF Mat Therapy
PEMF stands for “Pulsed Electromagnetic Frequency”. PEMF therapy is a non-invasive, painless treatment for various injuries, bone-related conditions, and pain. PEMF therapy sends electromagnetic waves painlessly throughout your body to re-energize damaged cells by inducing electrical changes within the cell that restore it to its normal, healthy state.
Benefits include: Repair damaged and diseased tissue, repair torn tendons and fractured bones, increase overall physical energy, heal injuries faster, improves circulation, reduce pain, swelling, inflammation and irritation, improve sleep, increase absorption of calcium in bones and cartilage in joints, and cause the body to start a detoxification process
10 Minute Session: $15.00
20 Minute Session: $25.00
30 Minute Session: $40.00
Dr. Bucek has a prominent career of proving on-site care and sideline medicine to some of the world’s top athletes and sporting events. He has had the pleasure of treating or being a physician with organizations such as: MLB, AVP, PGA, US Soccer, Joffrey Ballet, Kane County Cougars, Chicago Steel Hockey, Nitro Circus, the Cirque du Soleil, and LiveNation working with headliners like Dave Matthews Band, Aerosmith, the Eagles, Daughtry, and Thirty Seconds to Mars. He's also worked local races, fundraisers, marathons, and sporting events.
Dr. Bucek is happy to be able to provide his services to a wide rang of events in the form of on-site medical care including, diagnosing injuries, providing chiropractic care, RRT, Taping, and post- and pre-event stretching.