Bob Cook is a sport and spine physical therapist located in Vancouver, WA. He has been practicing since 1999 and in 2003 established PERFORMANCE PHYSIOTHERAPY. Bob opened, operated and coached at The Workout CrossFit, the first CrossFit gym in Vancouver, WA from 2008 to 2015.
He has extensive knowledge and experience in Triathlons, CrossFit, Weight Lifting, and Back Country Snowboarding.
At Performance Physiotherapy treatment is guided by a few simple principles:
- Get the patient out of pain
- Restore normal joint and muscle movement
- Restore symmetry to the body
- Ensure proper loading of tissues by teaching proper body alignment, which will remove aggravating postures, facilitate faster healing and minimize risk of future injury
- We integrate the proper body alignment into functional movements our patients use on a daily basis whether that’s running, swimming, biking, Olympic Lifting, or gymnastics
Bob Cook is an amazing coach not only because of his training but because he really cares and is passionate about what he is doing. I ran into some shoulder issues as well as some knee pain. When I went in to see Bob he took the time to not only listen to me, but he taught me about what my body was doing with certain movements. He put me on my own workout program to focus on specific movements, stretches and lifts to help strengthen the areas around my shoulder pain. He is very knowledgable and truly wants you to be healthy and active. He knows the importance of proper movement and how to correct “bad habits” not only in lifting, but running and day to day movement. As a mother of five kids I didn’t have the time to not be able to move my shoulder…. And with Bob’s programming and visits I was back at it! I highly recommend him to anyone who is looking for professional care from someone who is honest and truly cares about your recovery.
I was a day out from running Hood to Coast with lots of knee pain. Bob saw me, made some adjustments, did an amazing taping job and I was able to complete the race with little to no problems – I never thought that would happen.
I incorporate running into other athletic activities I do as well. Bob has helped me with various knee and shoulder issues.
Great guy. Former Navy submarine diver, and former bodybuilder. Lifelong athlete. Runs a high performance Crossfit gym at his location as well.