Roger “Dr. Zo” Alonzo, DC is an extroverted and dynamic Sports Chiropractor with more than 20 years background in all sports. He has strong interpersonal skills with proven integrity to successfully operate in a multicultural environment.
He has a background in Functional Medicine and believes the leading causes of death and disability in the western world are in large part preventable and even reversible through lifestyle and diet.
Before Doctor Zo became a Chiropractor, he was a CSCS certified Personal Trainer and Performance Coach at the Manhattan Country Club. He was responsible for organizing educational programs to promote development of social skills and physical attributes of clients in a gym environment.
Dr. Zo graduated from the University of Southern California [Exercise Science, BS] He had the honor of being selected to become an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at the prestigious University of Southern California. While there he was exposed to a wide knowledge of strength and conditioning equipment, exercises and protocols for all sports at USC.
Injury Prevention Specialist and Recovery Coach
Driven by the passion to prevent injury, my focus is to keep athletes physically and mentally healthy, by educating and stressing proactive prevention vs. reactive rehabilitation. While studying Pre-Med Biology and playing football at the University of Sioux Falls, I suffered two knee injuries, one of which required microfracture surgery. Rehabbing at top facilities in the nation is where my passion to help others and prevent sports related injuries grew.
Using my acquired knowledge, I design injury prevention and recovery programs for youth, professional, and Olympic athletes. By focusing on neuromuscular reeducation, we retrain their movement patterns which decreases risk of injury for ALL athletes.