DR. PETER LEJKOWSKI
– Sport Specialist Chiropractor
BKin, DC, FRCCSS(C) – Sport Specialist Chiropractor – Medical Acupuncture and ART® Provider
Dr. Lejkowski is a practicing clinician, a published author, an educator, consultant, anatomy nerd and a movement junkie. His passion for helping people live a healthy and active lifestyle flows through his professional experience and his continuous ambition to educate the public about movement.
Peter graduated as a chiropractor from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College and continued on to complete a 2-year post-graduate residency in Sports Sciences.
He is a certified Contemporary Medical Acupuncture (McMaster University) and Active Release Techniques (ART®) provider and has spent the last several years completing an extensive amount of continuing education courses in Dynamic Neuromuscular Rehabilitation (DNS) for the adult and the paediatric populations through the world renown Prague School of Rehabilitation in Czech Republic. He utilizes the above approaches daily as part of a comprehensive clinical approach paying particular attention to the patient’s complete understanding of their ailment.
Since graduation, Peter has worked in numerous clinical and on-field settings. He has worked as a team doctor for provincial level sport clubs and has been a member of medical teams for provincial to international level competitions including amateur and elite-level athletes from all walks of sport. Due to his particular interest in youth sport he has worked abroad with a number of youth Canadian high-performance teams.
In addition to his work in sport, Peter has a particular interest in the performance arts community. Since 2012, he has worked with the Performance Arts Medicine Association (PAMA) as a presenter and a conference coordinator. Currently, he works as the company chiropractor for Ballet Jörgen Canada and is an advisor on the company’s Wellness Committee.
In addition to private practice, Peter has spent years teaching at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College and has worked as an anatomical and clinical content specialist for Agrosy Publishing, the company that created the Visible Body Interactive Anatomy application since 2012.
• Elimination of intermittent chronic low back pain in a recreational golfer following improvement of hip range of motion impairments.
• Utilization of Vascular Restriction Training in post-surgical knee rehabilitation: a case report and introduction to an under-reported training technique.