Dr. Christian Reichardt -- Santa Monica Office
Christian H. Reichardt, DC has been a practicing Doctor of Chiropractic since 1983. He opened his first office in Malibu, California in 1984. Very early on in his career, Dr. Reichardt specialized in the evaluation and care of sports injuries and rehabilitation.
His abilities as a doctor and healer quickly drew a large clientele of Hollywood celebrities, Professional athletes as well as Weekend Warriors.Working together with a medical doctor, Dr. Reichardt opened one of the first Complementary Medicine facilities in the United States and the concept quickly grew to include 3 clinics in the Los Angeles area.the concept of this cooperative model of patient care is now being furthered in the current Center For Health company.
In 1985 he became a Disability Evaluator for the State of California and then turned his attention from work-related injuries to sports injuries due to his own involvement in sports. He became one of the first Certified Chiropractic Sports Physicians in the U.S.A. in 1986, as well as a Diplomat of the American Academy of Pain Management.
Later he served as a staff- doctor for the 3-on-3 Hoop-It-Up Basketball series for several years, worked with several US Olympic teams, the PGA of America as well as the United States Golf Fitness Association.
His unique perspective on Sports and Injury Rehabilitation earned him writing assignments for a number of publications, such as the PGA Magazine, as well as a variety Golf Lifestyle websites. 2001 was the year he published the acclaimed book "Pain Free Golf" which became required reading material at several golf colleges. He was invited as member to the Golf 20/20 Initiative and served as an advisor to the International Clubfitter Association. Being an avid golfer himself, he was clearly aware about the importance of proper fitting equipment to ensure proper movement and he became a Certified Master Club Fitter in 2005.
As far as his personal wellness approach, Dr.Reichardt has practiced Yoga since 1997 and became a Certified Yoga Instructor in June 2000.
After having researched and worked with the rehabilitation modality "Whole Body Vibration", Dr. Reichardt started his own company to bring this fantastic tool to the American market. He incorporates this amazing technology with all his other treatment forms and has become one of the foremost experts in this field. This lead to lecturing and teaching Chiropractors and other Health Care Professionals how to implement this technology into their practice.With over 50 published articles, Dr. Reichardt is often asked to lecture and teach to health care practitioners around the world.
Despite a heavy lecturing schedule, Dr. Reichardt continues as the staff doctor for the Los Angeles Ballet Company and has treated many dancers and performers for the Cirque du Soleil as well as the Geoffrey Ballet.
Having personally worked with over 12,000 patients over the years, Dr. Reichardt is uniquely positioned to understand the needs and requirements of his patients. His own sports experience encouraged the development of his extremely unique style of patient assessment and management. Dr. Reichardt clearly understands the importance of assisting his patients in how to graduate from Pain to Health and then on to Wellness.
His approach combines the principles of chiropractic with soft tissue work, nutrition, counseling and Lifestyle Coaching into an extremely effective healing approach. As a member of the Foundation of Wellness Professionals, he is committed to bringing the message of Health and Wellness to the local communities and is available for talks and lectures.