Luke is one of a select few physiotherapists in Canada who holds both FCAMPT and RISPT titles.
He 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. The following year he received his Sport Diploma, which is the highest level of national certification and is also recognized internationally (Registered International Sports Physical Therapist - RISPT). In 2015, he completed his Master of Clinical Science in Manipulative Therapy at the University of Western Ontario (UWO) and is now a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy (FCAMPT). Luke has a very unique skill set and uses a specialized approach that 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 improve 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. In addition, he has also given multiple talks at the national level to fellow physiotherapist regarding the proper assessment and treatment of these injuries. He is also the author of the book A Cure for Concussions: Conquering the Culture of Fear & Empowering People to Full Recovery. (Available in paperback, [hyperlink the word paperback with - https://www.amazon.ca/Cure-Concussions-Conquering-Empowering-Recovery/dp/B086L6728C/ref=sr_1_2?keywords=cure+for+concussions&qid=1588619179&sr=8-2) Kindle, [hyperlink the word kindle with - https://www.amazon.ca/Cure-Concussions-Conquering-Empowering-Recovery-ebook/dp/B086K34BNR/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1588619179&sr=8-2) Google Play Books, [hyperlink the words Google Play Books with - https://play.google.com/store/books/details/Luke_Cruickshank_A_Cure_for_Concussions?id=-zzYDwAAQBAJ], Kobo [hyperlink the word Kobo with - https://www.kobo.com/ca/en/ebook/a-cure-for-concussions] & Nook) [hyperlink the word Nook with https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/a-cure-for-concussions-luke-cruickshank/1136765326?ean=2940162803973] 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. He continues to volunteer his time as the Sport Physiotherapist for local football and rugby teams in London. Originally growing up in rural Northwestern Ontario he is an avid outdoorsman, a devote year round hockey player and loves to mountain bike in the summertime.
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He graduated from McMaster University in 2011 with a Master of Science in Physiotherapy.