James T. Kurtz, DC, DACRB, DACBSP


Dr Kurtz is the clinic director for NW Sports Rehab.  He has been the team chiropractor for the Seattle Seahawks since 2009.  He is a former team chiropractor for the Seattle Sounders.  He spent many years as a member of the sports medicine staff of the PGA TOUR. He also holds the distinction of being the first chiropractor ever selected by the US Olympic Committee to an international Paralympic event.  He was team USA’s chiropractor to the Parapan American Games in Rio in 2007 and the Paralympic Games in Beijing in 2008.

Dr Kurtz was awarded the Sports Chiropractor of the Year in 2014 by the American Chiropractic Associations Sports Council and again in 2015 by the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians becoming the first chiropractor to receive this honor by both organizations.



Post-Graduate Training

Dr Kurtz’s extensive experience with pro football, soccer, golf and all Olympic and Paralympic sports provide him with unique skills and knowledge that he is able to use in his private practices. Although he treats many athletes at all levels, he also cares for many patients in his practice who are not athletes. He has a real passion for working with patients that truly want to get better and are willing to do the work required to achieve their goals.