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Our Mission

Fortius Sport & Health is an integrated athlete development centre strengthened through philanthropy and focused on optimizing human performance for life.

 Our Team

Dr. Gerry Ramogida

​​​A practitioner within the Fortius Institute and Chiropractor for Fortius Sport & Health, Dr. Gerry Ramogida is an internationally recognized chiropractor and performance therapist. He has served on many Canadian national teams and across a wide range of sports from football, soccer, ice hockey and athletics. Moreover, he has the privilege of working for the Canadian Women’s Soccer Team ​​. ​Dr. Ramogida has been a chiropractic consultant with the Seattle Seahawks of the NFL since 2002. He was also brought on by the UK Athletics team as “their Lead” Performance Therapist for the 2012 London Olympics where they won six medals including four gold medals. He has been a practicing chiropractor since 1997 and has worked with dozens of high-profile professional and Olympic athletes. His research interests include how manual therapy influences performance and motor learning, particularly as it relates to the teaching and acquisition of sprint technique and speed development.  


 

Education

  • Bachelor of Science, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C.

  • Doctor of Chiropractic (summa cum laude), Western States Chiropractic College, Portland, Oregon

Roots

  • BC High School Football

  • BC Lions Development Camp, BC Senior Bowl.

  • BC Youth Soccer

Client CV

  • Seattle Seahawks, NFL

  • BC Lions, CFL

  • NHLPA

  • UK Athletics

  • Athletics Canada

  • USA Woman’s Hockey

  • Symetrics Professional Cycling Team

  • BC Karate National Championship Team

  • Canadian Women’s Soccer Team ​

Professional Highlights

  • Performance Therapist with UK Athletics – London 2012 Olympics.

  • Chiropractic Consultant to Athletics Canada – Athens 2004, Beijing 2008 Olympics.

  • Consultant with Seattle Seahawks (NFL) since 2002

  • Consultant to Bolton Wanderers FC - UK

  • Chiropractor for Fortius Sport & Health

Research Interests

  • Influence of manual therapy on skill acquisition in sprint mechanics.

  • Influence of manual therapy on injury frequency.

  • Influence of manual therapy on ground contact times/force production in sprinting.

Professional Affiliations

  • Canadian Chiropractic Association

  • College of Chiropractors of BC

  • BC Chiropractic Association

  • General Chiropractic Council (UK)

  • FICS (International Federation of Sports Chiropractic)

  • Resident of the Canadian Chiropractic Sports SciencEs Fellowship Program.