Dr. Beau Hightower is the man that keeps Jackson Wink’s fighters healthy. His diverse background and education allows him to use a wide variety of treatments to keep their team healthy, moving and ready to compete.
In this Episode We Discuss:
- Common injuries and ailments
- Treating the individual
- Working at Jackson Wink in New Mexico
- Keeping athletes healthy
- Clear communication with coaches and athletes
- Hips and Low Back Issues
- and more!
A native of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Dr. Hightower earned the first of three Bachelor of Science degrees in Biology from the University of New Mexico. Subsequent Bachelor of Science degrees in Anatomy, followed by Health and Wellness were earned. Dr. Hightower graduated with honors from Parker University where he earned his DC degree. His Sports Medicine Residency was completed in Bogota, Colombia where he treated the country’s Olympic athletes at the Coldeportes training facility.
“Dr. H” graduated with the highest honors from California University where he earned a Masters degree in Rehabilitation Sciences. He is currently an instructor at Southwest University of Naprapathic Medicine where he educates future doctors.
Dr. Hightower has been recognized as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist by the Commission of the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Continuing his post-graduate education, Dr. Hightower has also been recognized by The National Academy of Sports Medicine as a Corrective Exercise Specialist.
He has successfully treated NFL players, major league baseball players, national champion NCAA wrestlers, champion UFC fighters, Ironman triathletes, elite marathon runners, Olympic athletes, and IFBB professional bodybuilders. He is the sports medicine doctor for Jackson’s MMA and was recently appointed to the medical staff for the USA Indoor Track and Field Championships.