About Dr. George

Robert “Skip” George, D.C. owns and operates La Jolla Sport and Spine. La Jolla Sport and Spine is an injury/pain treatment, rehabilitation, and training facility located at Optimum Fitness and Health in the heart of the village of La Jolla, CA.  He not only treats and rehabilitates injuries but provides performance training and lifestyle coaching as well.

He brings over 30 years of chiropractic care and integrates  rehabilitation, fitness training and nutrition.  He is one of only a handful of sports medicine practitioners that “bridges the gap” between chiropractic, rehabilitation and fitness training.  He provides an individualized and highly effective approach to the needs of patients and clients not only wanting to feel better, but to improve their health, fitness, and well being.

Patients that have worked with Dr. George include a wide range of age, physical ability, and health or disease conditions.  He has treated professional athletes, high school and college athletes, executives and everyday people of all ages that want to stay fit, functioning well and healthy.  He has been a consultant to the S.D.S.U., U.C.S.D. and Michigan strength and conditioning departments. He enjoys an excellent relationship with other physicians of all specialties in San Diego County.

He is certified by the American Chiropractic Board of Rehabilitation (ACRB), is a Certified Chiropractic Sport Practitioner (CCSP)and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). He is also an instructor for the Functional Movement Screen (FMS).  In addition, he is a Distinguished Life Member of the California Chiropractic Association.

Dr. George has spoken nationally on health issues including management of sport concussion, bridging the gap for a chiropractic, rehabilitation and sports practice, and the Functional Movement Screen.  He has written numerous articles on rehabilitation and corrective exercise with a link provided on this website,

He also speaks publicly to groups that are interested in defining and treating topics like stress, wellness, nutrition, healthy aging and fitness programs.  In addition, he has taught personal trainers how to be more clinical in their approach to training programs for their clients and is an adjunct professor at Southern California University of Health Sciences.


Important Notice: These exercises are for demonstration only and are not designed for everyone. Exercise, like any therapy, is not without its risks. These, or any other exercise programs, may result in pain or injury. To reduce your risk of injury, consult your chiropractor, medical doctor, or physical therapist before beginning this exercise program. The advice shown is not intended as a substitute for a medical consultation and Robert H.George, D.C. disclaims any liability from and in connection with these exercise demonstrations. With any exercise program, caution and safety are essential and if you feel faint, dizzy, or have any physical discomfort, you should stop immediately and consult a physician. And, if you are pregnant, do not attempt any exercise program without consulting your physician.

2 thoughts on “About Dr. George

  1. What a great article… Totally embrace your thoughts and philosophy. Have been an evolving practitioner for 15 years now and still passionate about assisting active people become pain free etc. Have only recently found FMS so have a lot still to learn. Just taking one day at a time. Love to learn from people like yourself should there ever be an opportunity to work in La Jolla. Funny but I was only there on holiday a month or so ago. I have extensive soft tissue therapy, sports medicine knowledge and experience that includes the NZ All Blacks, Australian Swimming as well as international golf, tennis, surfing and dance athletes. Happy to forward my CV if you could utilise my expertise? Regards Penny Will

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