Dr. Knapp holds an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from York University. Originally from Athens, he competed in competitive hockey most of his life where he developed a keen interest in sports medicine. This interest led him to further his studies at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto where he graduated with a Doctor of Chiropractic with clinic honors in 2010.
In addition to Philip's chiropractic education, he has completed several soft tissue courses (Active Release Technique®, Graston Technique®, FAKTR PM®, Functional Anatomical Palpation®, Integrated Therapeutics®) and Contemporary Medical Acupuncture at McMaster University.
Phil graduated from York University in 2006, where he played five seasons for the York men's varsity hockey team, was an Academic All-Canadian and an alternate captain. During his fourth year with the team Phil was selected to represent Canada at the 2005 Winter Universiade held in Innsbruck, Austria as a member of the Men's Hockey Team.
After graduation in 2010, Dr. Knapp worked in Toronto at a multidisciplinary sports medicine clinic and has worked with numerous organizations, including:
- Ryerson University Men’s Varsity Hockey Club – Team Chiropractor
- Markham Waxers Junior A Hockey Club
- Toronto Metro Wildcats Football Club
- The Skating Lab - Sport specific training for hockey players
- Toronto Royals Midget Hockey Team
In October 2011, Phil married his wife Kristina in Perth, Ontario. They are very excited to be moving to the Ottawa Valley and cannot wait to become a part of this wonderful community.
Phil is motivated to work with all levels of athletes and those seeking an active, healthy lifestyle. He is excited to become entrenched in the Arnprior athletic community and to help the local athletes and teams enhance their athletic performance.