Profession & Organization

  • Sports Medicine Specialist
  • Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Dr. Donald Richardson


Dr. Donald James Richardson, DC, CCSP, DACBSP, CSCS, is a Sports Medicine Specialist and Strength and Conditioning Specialist.

Dr. Richardson was born and raised in southern California. As an athlete playing football and running track at the colligate level, his academic strengths lead him to pursue the pre-med major of human biology and biochemistry at the University of California Santa Barbara. He then continued his graduate and post-graduate residency education
at Southern California University.

Dr. Richardson has worked for the Many United States National Teams since 2008, serving as both a team doctor and sports performance coach, traveling both nationally and traveling internationally all over the world with our countries top athletes. Dr. Richardson also owns and operates his own private practice in Los Angeles, Universal Sports Performance, offering services ranging from sports medicine, injury diagnosis, physical rehabilitation, physiotherapy, injury prevention, sports performance training, personal fitness training, nutrition and diet programming, among other health care services.

He is a published author, releasing his book The Premier Body Method; The Sport of Life, in early 2018, pertaining to rehabilitation, functional ability, and improving human physical performance. Dr. Richardson continues to pursue the very best in care and training of the physical body through the Premier Body Method website and online educational courses, as well as teaching at the graduate level and the Premier Body Method seminar series.