Murphy certified as chiropractic sports physician


ROCKINGHAM — Dr. Jerry Murphy has obtained the postgraduate designation of certified chiropractic sports physician by the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians.

The CCSP certification requires the doctor to attend a minimum of 100 hours of a 120-hour postgraduate program. The instruction is specific to physical fitness and the evaluation and treatment of injuries encountered in sports. Following completion, the doctor must successfully pass a comprehensive written exam.

This training will aid Murphy in the prevention and treatment of athletic injuries by enhancing his diagnostic skills and patient care. The certification exists to provide a uniform standard of education that assures teams and athletes that the doctor has met a minimum level of competency in chiropractic sports medicine.

Murphy joins more than 5,500 others internationally who hold the CCSP designation.

Those interested in having a sports event covered by a certified chiropractic sports physician can call Murphy at 910-817-7126 or the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians at 844-327-2255.