Chiro-Associates is pleased to announce the addition of our newest associate in our Norwell and Abington offices; Dr. John W. Olson.
Dr. Olson is one of a handful of Chiropractors in the United States trained in Pilates rehabilitation. His addition to our practice will allow us to provide an even greater range of services and increase our appointment availability in order to provide our patients with the best care possible.
Dr. Olson was born and raised in Westport, Massachusetts. He resides with his wife Margie in Raynham, Massachusetts and comes from a family of Chiropractors including his wife, father and sister. Prior to entering Chiropractic College, he served in the U.S. Navy stationed in Japan. Attended UMASS Dartmouth for his Undergraduate Education and received his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 2000. Prior to joining Chiro-Associates, he practiced in New Bedford, Massachusetts for seventeen years. In 2014 Dr. Olson graduated from Polestar Pilates, receiving the Practitioner of Pilates for Rehabilitation Certificate. Combining Chiropractic with Pilates movement offers a dynamic combination to relieve pain, restore normal movement patterns, gain strength, postural control and improve body awareness.
Dr. Olson continues to expand his knowledge in the Chiropractic field by… Read More
Over the years, my studies in exercise science and experience as a fitness instructor and personal trainer have taught me how to evaluate different movements and find flaws or weaknesses leading to less than optimal performance. I’ve been able to take these skills from an exercise based setting and use them to diagnose and treat my patients based on the weaknesses or imbalances are present and may be contributing to their pain. In most exercises and daily activities, there are two key components that will influence a person’s ability to perform: mobility and stability.
Mobility and stability are two of the most important factors in recovering from and preventing injury. Too little or too much movement and a lack of stability in the muscles and joints can lead to stiffness, dysfunction, and degenerative changes. These factors can increase our risk of injury.
A strong and balanced core is key to creating a stable system for weight bearing and movement. In our bodies, the core muscles are what provide this foundation to support every twist, turn, bend, and reach we subject our bodies to every day. As such, building a strong core is incredibly important for injury prevention, but it is… Read More