Luke graduated from McMaster University in 2011 with a Master of Science in Physiotherapy. Immediately following his graduation he was accepted into the Fowler Kennedy Sport Physiotherapy Fellowship. He then continued his professional education through the Sport Physiotherapy Canada credentialing program, obtaining his Sport Certificate in 2013 and Sport Diploma, the highest level of national certification, the following year. In 2015, he completed the Master of Clinical Science program in Manipulative Therapy at the University of Western Ontario and is now a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy (FCAMPT), this title being the highest level of orthopaedic certification in the country which is also recognized internationally. He is one of only a select few nationally, who holds both FCAMPT and Sport Diploma titles.
Luke has a very unique skill set and uses a specialized approach which focuses largely on dedicated one on one treatment time with patients. Using the latest evidence based research he helps educate, motivate and empower patients to take on a very active role in their recovery. With his specialized training he uses various manual therapy techniques, including spinal manipulation, to help restore proper body mechanics and speed up patient’s recovery time. He also utilizes different modalities such as therapeutic taping, acupuncture and electrotherapy. Luke has also completed various Concussion research projects and specializes in the treatment of Concussion and Post-Concussion Syndrome.
Luke has a passion for working with active individuals, from weekend warriors to professional athletes. He has a vast sports medicine background working with a number of local sports teams including London Beefeaters Football, UWO Men’s Rugby, Jr Mustangs Football, UWO Men’s Basketball, UWO Track & Field and a number of other UWO varsity teams. His experiences have even taken him overseas, travelling with the UWO Men’s Rugby team to Ireland in 2016.
Luke enjoys spending time volunteering as the Sport Physiotherapist for local football and rugby teams in London. He is an emphatic sports fan and remains very active himself. Originally growing up in rural Northwestern Ontario he is an avid outdoorsmen, a devote year round hockey player and loves to play tennis and mountain bike in the summertime.
You can contact Luke Cruickshank at LCruickshank@fpclondon.com