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  Dr. Chu
Athercare Founder and Director
Dr. Donald A. Chu, Ph.D.
PT, ATC, CSCS, NSCA-CPT

Dr. Donald A. Chu, the Director and Founder of the Athercare Fitness and Rehabilitation facility, is a nationally recognized specialist in Sports Medicine. He is the author of seven books, including “Plyometrics” published by Human Kinetics. Dr. Chu has also written chapters and articles on both rehabilitation and performance training in respected texts and journals here in the United States. Dr. Chu has also given lectures throughout virtually every state and many foreign countries over the past four decades.

Athercare has been has been dedicated to incorporating the latest technologies including devices such as the Erchonia low level laser, Augmented Soft Tissue Mobilization (ASTYM), Automatic Therapeutic Movement (ATM2), Game Ready (cold and Compression), “Globus” functional electrical stimulation units. These devices have enhanced Athercare’s ability to deliver effective and meaningful treatment to its patient population and clients.


Some of the athlete’s who have been clients of Athercare include the following list:

NFL Football:
  Greg Jenkins (Oakland Raiders)

MLB Baseball:
  John Baker (Chicago Cubs)

Softball:
  Alissa Haber (Ex-National Team member), Danielle Yee (CSU, Monterey), Ohlone College SB Team

College/High School Baseball:
  Joe Navilhon (Chabot College), Tommy Pluschkell (Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo), Evan Haarz (CSU, Sonoma), Tyler Vistalli (CSU, East Bay),
Bryce Gonzales (CVHS), Joe Dimitratos (CVHS)

Tennis:
  Paul Goldstein (50th in the World ATP rankings), Rajeev Ram (Semi Finals Mens Doubles 2014 US Open), Geoff Gehrke (ATP Pro), Katie Malloy (USD), Bijan Hejazi (UCSB), Ana Maria Stonescu (California HS),
Melissa Hirsch (Smith College)

Boxing:
  Andre Ward (Undefeated Super Middleweight Champion), Fernando Barajas,
Amir Kahn (WBA, IBF Lightweight Champion)

Volleyball:
  Brooke DeMiguel (Nortre Dame de Namur), Ingrid Lam (NorCal VB Club)

Golf:
  Christopher Petefish (Georgia Tech)

Swimming:
  Carolyn Thomas

Synchronized Swimmers:
  Santa Clara Aquamaids, Nikki Drzuko

XC Long Distance Running:
  Kelsey Satisteban, (UC Berkeley All-American)


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