Dr. Le Cara, a former Army Combat Medic, has worked as a strength and conditioning coach, athletic trainer, and chiropractor for over 20 years. He holds a PhD in Athletic Training with original published research on the structure and function of lumbar multifidus. In addition, he holds an MBA in Transglobal Education from St. Mary’s College of California.
Ed successfully owned and operated SportsPlus: Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation in Pleasanton, Calif., from 2000 until June 2014. He had hospital privileges at the Veteran’s Administration in Martinez, Calif., where he worked in the multidisciplinary Center for Integrated Brain Health and Wellness. Notably, he was the VP of Sports Science and Human Performance at 24Hr Fitness Corporate office until 2013. In 2014 Ed relocated to Dallas, Texas, to open KinetikChain, a sports medicine and athlete recovery center where he helps active individuals overcome pain and return to activities they love. Ed was the previous Director of Education for RockTape and helped develop numerous education and physical products.
In July 2016, Ed relocated to Denver and opened KinetikChain Denver with locations in Cherry Creek and Lower Downtown. Currently he is the Director of Education for Smart Tools IASTM, is a Master Instructor for TRX Training, and consults for numerous health and fitness companies.
When not treating patients, Ed speaks internationally a few times per month on movement assessment, corrective exercise and business concepts. For fun he Crossfits, hikes, skis, and drinks IPA’s.