Dr. Armen Agacanyan, DC, CCSP, DACRB: CEO
Diplomat American Chiropractic Rehab Board
Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner
Certified Active Release Technique Provider
Certified Graston Technique Provider
Certified Rocktape Power Taping Provider
Dr. Armen Agacanyan's Background
At age three, Dr. Armen and his family moved here as Armenian immigrants from Turkey. His first two languages were Armenian and Turkish. A family friend who is a Chiropractor introduced him to Chiropractic. After dealing with incessant headaches and neck/ low back pain following an automobile collision, Dr. Armen could not get through his weeks in college without taking pain relievers at least every other day. Following only a few weeks of care, Armen's headaches and pains almost completely ceased. Experiencing these remarkable results encouraged Armen to forego going to Dental school and instead pursue Chiropractic as a lifelong profession and passion. He had learned that given the proper circumstances and a healthy environment, the body has an amazing, intrinsic ability to help itself heal and properly function.
After 4 years at Santa Clara University as a pre-med/ Combined Sciences major, Dr. Armen received his Bachelor of Science degree in 1999. He graduated Cum Laude from Palmer West College of Chiropractic in 2003. During his final year in Chiropractic school, he began working with Dr. Matt and Mike Janzen (Chiropractors for Ultimate Fighting Champions, professional athletes/tri-athletes and Olympic medallists) and completed his preceptorship with Dr. John McDaniel (head of the Diplomat program in Chiropractic Sports Orthopedics and team doctor for many Mountain View schools) at Spinal and Sports Care Center in Mountain View. Working with the Janzens and Dr. McDaniel helped Dr. Armen hone his clinical Chiropractic/ medical knowledge and skills in addition to expanding his expertise in sports injuries and their treatments/ rehabilitation.
Dr. Armen Agacanyan specializes in the treatment and rehabilitation of sports injuries. He has advanced postgraduate training as a Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner and a Diplomat in rehabilitation. He is certified as an Active Release Technique provider and a Graston Technique provider. Dr. Armen has undergone more than 3 years of postgraduate training. Dr. Armen's vast and varied experience with Ironman Triathletes, professional martial artists, weekend warriors, chronic pain patients and athletes of various ages allows him to offer a unique therapeutic approach that is unrivaled in the South County. Dr. Armen has an ethical and evidence-based treatment approach and always puts his patients first. Therapies used in the office are also used by professional athletes and organizations from around the world including in the NFL, UFC, NBA, Olympics, NHL, Ironman, Tour D'France, MLB and more.
Dr. Armen has provided gratis care and services to Emergency Housing Consortium and the Salvation Army. He has also participated in volunteer Chiropractic trips to indigent areas of Mexico in addition to participating in Santa Clara University's Healthcare club.
Sports and Interests
Since early childhood, Dr. Armen has participated in a variety of sports and activities including tennis, soccer and martial arts (Muay Tai). Today, he enjoys tennis, weight training, cooking, and spending time with his wife and sons. Dr. Armen is sincerely dedicated to providing the type of ethical, advanced, Chiropractic care that would make his family and alma mater proud.