Dr. Gassman is a graduate of Logan University in St. Louis, MO where he received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree. During his time at Logan University he specialized his education in order to best serve athletes as well as active individuals by also completing his Masters degree in Sports Science and Rehabilitation. While in school he had the opportunity to perform a rotation through the University Human Performance Center, focusing on recovery of athletic injuries and the transition into performance care. During this opportunity, he was able to care for athletes involved in multiple sports at several universities throughout the St. Louis area. Since graduation, Dr. Gassman has been working with the athletes in the Spokane are at Summit Chiropractic and Sports Institute. He is a certified provider through the Titleist Performance Institute. He also has certifications in McKenzie Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT), Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Manipulation (IASTM), and Biomechanical Kinesiology Taping, all providing different different tools that allow him to get his patients back to their full potential.
Before entering the chiropractic profession, Dr. Gassman attended Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa, where he received his undergraduate degree in Biology. During his time at Loras, Dr. Gassman competed in track and field as a sprinter earning several All-Conference honors across several events, culminating in earning All-American honors at the end of his competitive career. He also has experience playing football and basketball at a highly competitive level, as well as a large variety of athletics at the recreational level. With that being said, even competing at the recreational level, the joy for competition still remains. Dr. Gassman has a passion for athletics and enjoys working with athletes of all levels. This passion is carried through with all of his patients who wish to become more active and make the most out of life by being able to perform the activities that they love.