Rob MancaAthletic Therapist
Able to treat most areas, head to toe, Rob has great experience & sees the greatest results treating low back & pelvic issues. Many of Rob’s clients are drawn to him as he makes therapy & treatment enjoyable, fun & educational. He looks forward to helping anyone in their pursuit to getting back to the activities they love.
Rob has been providing clinical care since 2003 & has a wide range of skills to offer over & above helping everyday musculoskeletal pains including Concussion Treatment, Custom Orthotics, Shockwave Therapy & Vestibular Rehab. He also has a speciality soft tissue release certification called Active Release Techniques (ART®).
Rob’s in-field experiences span over 30 years, specializing in hockey but also working football, soccer, rugby, volleyball, basketball, baseball, rodeo & lacrosse. His career has spanned through some amazing organizations including being the head therapist for the WHL Champion Medicine Hat Tigers as well as working in the Alberta Junior Hockey League & the head therapist for the Sylvan Lake Gulls. He also has professional sports experience working with the Pro Rodeo Sports Medicine Team for 3 years as well as spending time with the Edmonton Eskimos & Edmonton Drillers.
Originally from Leduc, Rob is a Red Deer College alumna & received his Bachelor of Physical Education in Athletic Therapy from the University of Alberta before becoming a Certified Athletic Therapist.
When Rob isn’t at the clinic treating, he spends time with his family at sporting events, camping & discovering new skills with kayaking in Central Alberta.
Rob Manca joined the Collegiate Red Deer Downtown team in June 2005 as an Athletic Therapist.