Dr. Paul Glodzik, DC
Dr. Paul Glodzik is a graduate of both the State University of New York at Buffalo and the National University of Health Sciences. He is certified as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist, USA Weightlifting Coach and has worked as a Sports Performance coach with the Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School Football team, Ashburn Extreme Junior Hockey teams, Virginia Wild Junior Hockey teams and athletes involved in volleyball, golf and track and field. He has been working as one of the team chiropractors for the Potomac Athletic Club Rugby team, Washington DC Slayers Rugby League team and Washington DC Furies Womens Rugby team for the past four years. Dr. Glodzik has also been certified as an Active Release Technique provider, Certified Kinesio-Taping Practitioner and Graston Technique provider. As of April 2012 Dr. Glodzik will become a CCSP (Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician). Dr. Glodzik has worked in the past three years with the DC Tri Club and DC Roadrunners Club as one of their healthcare providers. He has also worked with many local running clubs teaching them proper warm-up and stride technique. While in chiropractic school he was the Pathology Fellow responsible for teaching the Pathology lab required to graduate. Dr. Glodzik was one of only four students that were awarded a fellowship while completing his studies. He was also a research associate in the Biomechanics lab where he participated in the study of forces needed to effect joint mechanics during an adjustment. As an undergraduate he also worked as a research associate studying the effects of increased fats or carbohydrates in the diet of female athletes on exhaustive exercise. Dr. Glodzik was a former semi-professional rugby player for the Potomac Athletic Club of the US Rugby Super League. While playing he was selected to the 2002 and 2003 Mid-Atlantic Select Side that participates in the Inter-Territorial Tournament. This tournament is used as an assessment tool by the US National team to select players for International matches. Since completing his studies, Dr. Glodzik has returned to PAC and has been named one of the team chiropractors. He has also been named as the team chiropractor for the Washington DC Slayers and has worked with many of the Washington DC Furies. Dr. Glodzik recently completed his first triathlon at the Washington DC Triathlon. In only his third year playing rugby league for the Washington DC Slayers he was selected to attend a USA Tomahawks camp. This camp was used as an assessment for selecting players to participate for the US National Rugby League team in the Atlantic Cup, played by the US, Canada and Jamaica. As an undergraduate he was a two-sport athlete playing both rugby and ice hockey. Dr. Glodzik played hockey throughout his childhood as a member of the Amherst (NY) Knights.
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- American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians
Education and training
- National University of Health Sciences, Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine
- State University of New York, Buffalo (Bachelor's)
Washington Injury and Sports Performance Clinic
1444 I Street NW, LL
Washington, DC 20005