Showing posts from June, 2017

Clark Cup At The Office

Today Jim Schroeder, head trainer for the Chicago Steel Hockey Team brought the Clark Cup into the office because Dr. Bucek was unable to attend the pictures at the stadium. we thought we would share some of the pictures. Enjoy!  Clark Cup close up Dr. Bucek was so thrilled to finally get to hold the Clark Cup! Dr. Bucek and Jim Schroeder  Our patient greeter for the afternoon Cant wait to see what next season entails! 

Dr. Bucek Kane County Chronicle Article

Dr. Bucek was recently interview by the Kane County Chronicle about recently completed diplomate-level of education in sports medicine. The article also talks about his recent presentation at the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians' 2017 on his research study "Manipulation and Kinesiology Taping to Correct Pelvic Imbalances to Reduce Knee Pain in a 45- Year-Old Female."  To read the full article click here :  Dr. Bucek Kane County Article

Chiropractic Care for Baseball Players 101

Once people discover that I am a Chiropractic Sports Physician for the Arizona Diamondbacks as well as the only on-staff Sports Chiropractor for their “A” affiliate, the Kane County Cougars, they instantly want to learn more. More often than not, they want to know how chiropractic care and baseball relate and what my role is in all of that. Some of the more common questions people ask me are: What role does the sports chiropractor play within the medical staff of a baseball team? Why is it that every MLB team has a chiropractic consultant? What age would be best to be evaluated by a sports chiropractor for baseball? I always find it interesting how shocked people are at first when they find out how big of a contribution Chiropractic care has for not only baseball, but all sports, and, yet, is not often talked about. So, here are some of the biggest topics people find most fascinating when it comes to chiropractic care and its role in baseball athletes who range from beginners to

Pull Weeds, Not Your Back

With warmer weather finally here, a lot of people will start spending more time outside planting, mowing the lawn, and pulling weeds. With all that bending, twisting, reaching, and pulling, gardening can really cause a physical strain on your body. Therefore, we are seeing an increased number in patients who are experience stiffness, pain, and even injuries caused by doing yard work. Here are some tips that can help you have a pain- free gardening season. 1.      Warm up and Stretch: It is important to stretch your muscles properly before you gas up your mowers. It is important to remember when you are doing any form of exercise, you should always stretch before and after it. Start by warming up your muscles, we recommend taking a short, brisk walk. The areas of the body that are most commonly effected from yard work are the back, upper legs, shoulders, and wrists. Therefore, the stretching should target those areas. Doing some simple stretches before and after yard work  wil

Chicago Steel Clark Cup Champions!

Huge congratulations to the Chicago Steel Hockey Team on becoming the 2017 Clark Cup Champions for the first time! Dr. Bucek and everyone at Bucek Chiropractic is so thrilled to be able to get to celebrate this victory with you.  For those of you who did not know Dr. Bucek is the  on Staff Chiropractic Sports Physician  for the Chicago Steel Hockey Team.