Bob Cruikshank

Bob Cruikshank
University of San Francisco
Long Island University



Robert grew up in Kirkland, Washington where he attended Lake Washington High school and the running start program at Bellevue college. Throughout high school, Robert took part on the LWHS Men’s baseball team playing for the high school during the spring and the boys of summer/ Dow teams during the summers. He then attended the University of San Francisco and played third base for the Dons’ NCAA Division I baseball team while receiving his Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology. During his time In San Francisco, Robert participated in volunteer work for Harper for Kids through the baseball team, an organization that aimed to impact Bay Area youth through athletics. After undergraduate, Robert moved to the east coast and received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Long Island University in Brooklyn New York.

Roberts passions include outpatient orthopedics working to integrate his strong understanding of human biomechanics and experience as an athlete into his therapeutic approach to return athletes of all levels to their field of play. Specific interest/focuses include mobility screening for athletes, injury prevention and TMJ disorders. 

Robert has had the opportunity to gain experience working with various pathologies and patient populations including neurological, geriatric, skilled nursing and youth athletics. 

Outside of work, Robert enjoys staying active through the outdoors and hiking. He enjoys cooking and exploring the cuisine in the Pacific Northwest. Robert still takes part in athletics through beach volleyball and tennis.

  • Read Bob’s Baseball Injury Blog on David Wright & His battle with Spinal Stenosis: (click here)