Dr. Mindy Mar D.C., DACBSP
Chiropractic Sports Physician
Team Doctor – Charger Girls
Dr. Mindy Mar received her doctorate degree from Southern California University of Health Sciences in 2002. Dr. Mar is a board certified chiropractic sports physician® and a Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians®. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Arizona State University in 1997 majoring in exercise science with a concentration on athletic training. She obtained her Internationally Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioners diploma via the Federation of International Chiropractic Sports in 2012. Dr. Mar is listed as a certified member of the Concussion Registry database via American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians®.
Dr. Mar has over 20 years of professional experience with pro athletes and teams. In 2007, Dr. Mar was selected as the team doctor for the Charger Girls and continues her role with the Chargers organization to date, recognized as the first female chiropractor within the NFL.
She is passionate about preventative healthcare, healthy living and animal rights/welfare. During her free time, she enjoys vegan cooking/eating, watching sports, working out and relaxing at home with her three cats.
Mar was the team chiropractor/physiotherapist for the BMW ORACLE Racing team, champions of the 33rd America’s Cup match in Valencia Spain. Dr. Mar is an official sports medicine volunteer healthcare provider for the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and was selected as one of four chiropractors in the country to serve a two-week rotation at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs during Summer 2011. Dr. Mar has worked with the U.S. Para-cycling team and Team USA Bobsled & Skeleton both nationally and internationally for various World Cups and served as part of the USOC medical staff for Paralympic Games 2012 in London England. Dr. Mar is an affiliated sports med provider with the Canadian Cycling Association for training camps as well as Para-Track Worlds 2017. She was the sports medicine provider for the San Diego Aviators, pro tennis team within the World Team Tennis, during the 2016 season. Since 2017 she has served as the sports medicine provider for USA Cricket and travels extensively with the team for international tournaments, camps and divisional qualifiers.
In 2013, Dr. Mar was brought on to ViaSat’s corporate healthcare center via Cerner Corporation as an on-site healthcare provider and physical rehabilitation specialist for 3000+ employees and their dependents. Professional services include manual adjustments, soft tissue therapy, orthopedic/neurological/physical examination, diagnostics, physiotherapy modalities, Graston Technique®, Kinesio-taping®, Endermologie®, pre and post-operative therapy and exercise rehabilitation.
Dr. Mar is an associate member of the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians®, American Chiropractic Association, ACA Sports Injury Council and California Chiropractic Association. Dr. Mar is also a spokesperson for the Foundation of Chiropractic Progress and TIPS® speaking nationwide on concussions and sports injury.