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Richard E. Gorman, DC, FICC, CCSP

Dr. Gorman was raised on Oregon’s southern coast, in Bandon.  He graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1972. While attending law school in Washington, chiropractic was used to remedy a health problem. As a result of this very positive encounter his interest grew and lead him to pursue training as a Doctor of Chiropractic. After 4 years of additional schooling, Dr. Gorman graduated from Western States Chiropractic College in 1977.

Professional Achievements


Personal Medical – 1984, 1996, 2016 Olympic Games

Head Chiropractor – IAAF World Junior Championships, 2015 

Head ChiropractorUS Olympic Track & Field Trials, 2008, 2012, 2016 

Head ChiropractorUSA Track & Field National Championships, 2009, 2011, 2015 

Director of Medical Services – Prefontaine Track & Field Classic, 1984-Present

Sports Chiropractor of the Year – American Chiropractic Association’s Sports Council, 2007

ChiropractorUS Olympic Track & Field Trials, 1980, 1984, 1996, 2000, 2004 

Top 25 Sports Injury SpecialistRunner’s World Magazine

Chiropractic Consultant – Athletics West (Nike’s Track and Field Club)


Advanced Certifications


Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician

 American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians, 1993

Cervical Acceleration/Deceleration Trauma – Advanced Certification 

Spine Research Institute of San Diego, 1997