Sports Chiropractor joins our team

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As Vancouver's Sports Chiropractor, Armitage & Associates is committed to helping you maximize your performance potential. These articles are provided to help you understand muscle and joint behavior, prevent injury, and aid recover from common activity-related injuries.


Sports Chiropractor joins our team

We are so very pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Anthony McDougall, Sports Chiropractor, to our team at Armitage & Associates



Dr. Anthony McDougall graduated from the University of Calgary with a B.Sc. in Biology, where he played varsity basketball for the Calgary Dinos, before attending Palmer West Chiropractic College in California (USA).  After graduating Chiropractic College, Dr. McDougall practiced for 15 years in Florence, Italy.  Dr. McDougall has completed extensive post-graduate education including myofascial release techniques, One-To-Zero (OTZ) Frozen Shoulder Technique, Kinesio Taping,  and the International Chiropractic Sports Sciences Diploma (ICSSD), the Sports Chiropractic designation of the Federation Internationale de Chiropratique du Sport.

Dr. McDougall introduced the Functional Movement Systems courses to Italy, becoming certified in both the Functional Movement Screen (FMS) and the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA).  Dr. McDougall has had the pleasure of treating many professional and aspiring professional athletes in rowing, cycling, soccer, track, basketball, tennis, volleyball, water polo, football as well as dancers of all ages.

In 2000, Dr. McDougall attended the Olympic Games in Sydney as the chiropractor for a group of 100 and 200 meter runners representing several countries, including the members of the Gold medal 4 x 100 Men’s and Women’s relay teams.  The same group of athletes brought him to the various Golden League Athletics events in several European countries.  In 2012, his most prestigious moment as a Sports Chiropractor came when he was awarded full accreditation to be the Italian Rowing Team’s official Chiropractor at the Olympic Games in London.

Dr. McDougall joins our rehabilitation team at Armitage & Associates Sports Chiropractic Group with over 15 years experience in treating sports injuries.  During his spare time, Dr. McDougall enjoys cycling and watching his three boys play soccer.

Dr. McDougall welcomes new patients and operates out of our Kitsilano location on:
Tuesdays from 8:00 am — 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am — 5:00 pm
Saturday from 1:00pm — 5:00 pm.


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