I had suffered a major ski accident four years ago, causing me debilitating pain and requiring reconstructive surgery of my knee. I came to see Dr. Armitage in the middle of May, and after 4 weeks of treatment I successfully completed my first full squat in 4 years!
Dr. Robert Armitage
Sports Specialist Chiropractor
Dr. Armitage began his academic studies at the University of Calgary, achieving Science degrees to a Masters level in Human Anatomy and Exercise Physiology. Dr. Armitage continued his studies obtaining his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) in Toronto in 1986.
Upon graduation and completion of his Internship, Dr. Armitage entered private practice and remained as a part-time faculty member (1986–90) at CMCC in the Department of Health Sciences, Anatomy Division and Department of Clinical Sciences, Orthopedics Division. To pursue his interest in sports injuries, Dr. Armitage enrolled in a Field Residence program conducted by the Royal College of Chiropractic Sport Sciences (RCCSS) of Canada, through Simon Fraser University from 1992–96. Dr. Armitage was awarded Fellowship Status in RCCSS(C) in 1996 following his successful completion of his academic, clinical and research studies and qualification examination.
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A year and a half ago, I was told by a specialist that I may never play golf or hockey again at the age of 32. After trying physio for a year and getting no results, I took the advice of a teammate and former patient of Dr. Armitage, and began to see Robert. It has been 20 visits now and I am back on the golf course. The ice rink, which was once a dream, now appears to be a reality for me very soon.
I came to Dr. Armitage 4 years ago with severe lower back and neck problems that interfered with my life and my desire to mountain trail-run at a competitive level. He has worked with me not only to overcome the pain, but to help with my movement and flexibility so that I am consistently placing in the top 3 of my age group and the top third of total female racers.