About the Sports Chiropractic Diplomate
Dr. Joe Houde received his Bachelors of Science Degree in Biology from Boston College in Chestnut Hill, MA. He then went on to graduate school at Southern California University of Health Sciences in Whittier, CA where he earned his Doctorate in Chiropractic. A few years after graduating he pursued his passion for sports medicine where he began taking post-graduate training through the American Chiropractic Boards of Sports Physicians (ACBSP), where he achieved his Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner (CCSP) designation, followed by the highest designation in chiropractic sports medicine, the Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians (DACBSP).
Dr. Houde completed a two week sports medicine rotation at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado in 2015. He has been a medical team staff member for Team USA Beach Volleyball since 2014. He has also been a medical team staff member of Team USA Men’s Field Hockey events since 2014. In 2017, he became the team doctor for the U.S. Men's Field Hockey National Team. He has also worked in the field at various volleyball tournaments, marathons, and lacrosse tournaments. He has also worked in the field at various other marathons, triathlons, volleyball tournaments, high school football games, and lacrosse tournaments.
Dr. Houde has gained the respect of the athletic community in Southern California and beyond. He knows that each person is unique and he approaches each patient’s needs from that perspective. Dr. Houde treats all patients, not just the athletes or weekend warriors. He applies the sports medicine realm to everyday people and injuries. His goal in practice is to always return his patients to a pain-free and active lifestyle, and he does his best to understand their individual goals.
Dr. Houde lives in Orange County, Calif. with his wife, son and daughter. He appreciates and takes advantage of all the outdoor activities that Southern California has to offer.