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Dr. Rob Gottesman is a chiropractor in Colorado Springs, CO. Dr. Rob Gottesman provides expert chiropractic care to members of the Colorado Springs, Colorado community. He has had a passion for healing and helping others for more than 30 years.
Starting out as a massage therapist providing services in chiropractic offices, he witnessed and experienced the amazing results chiropractic care can bring to all kinds of health concerns. That made him decide to become a chiropractor himself, and he now specializes in the Activator Method Chiropractic Technique © ™ , a safe and effective way to get and stay healthy.
Dr. Rob attended Santa Monica College and West Coast University and went on to receive his B.S. in Human Biology at Cleveland Chiropractic College, where he also earned a Doctorate in Chiropractic. Dr. Rob is a master practitioner and diplomat in several healing techniques but appreciates the Activator Method Chiropractic Technique © ™ for its remarkable results.
Dr. Rob served as the official Doctor of Chiropractic for the California Musical Theater and has had well-known clients, including members of the Radio City Music Hall Rockettes and the cast of the Broadway musical, Beauty and the Beast. He's also worked with high-ranking black belts for the International Tae Kwon Do Association.
A member of the Delta Tau Alpha Honor Society, Dr. Rob is involved in local church and community organizations. He's married with three wonderful kids.
In my late teens and early 20s, I suffered from debilitating back problems. Those were the days when I had more brawn than brains. I participated in a lot of sports, especially gymnastics, without a lot of regard for physical safety. I took a lot of risks, sustained a lot of injuries and finally paid the price. By age 22, my body already felt broken down and beat up. I had suffered moderate back and neck pain constantly with occasional bouts of severe pain that would send me bedridden for days. One day when I was at work, my boss noticed that I was walking with my neck bent to one side and I was slightly hunched over. He said, “you need to see my chiropractor; he can help you with your problem.” I said, “what problem?” He said, “I’ve seen you hunched over for the last few days and you need to do something about it!” Well, I didn’t like going to doctors and I was certain chiropractors were quacks. So, just to get him off my back, I reluctantly went to see his chiropractor.
The first adjustment relieved my pain by 50% and 6 adjustments later, I was completely pain-free and moving normally. I knew then that I wanted to do that for other people. I graduated from chiropractic school in 1989 and have not looked back since.