Dr. A. Robert Spitzer, MD
Clinical Neurophysiologist, Neurologist, Psychiatrist

Robert Spitzer, MD is a renowned neurologist and recognized expert in electro diagnosis and electrophysiology.  He is a specialist in the diagnosis of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Occupational Neurological Injuries.  Suffering tingling in his own hands as a cyclist inspired and fueled Dr. Spitzer’s invention and development of the patented technology used in Shock-Tek™ Gloves.

Dr. Spitzer has authored numerous articles and his research has been reported and acknowledged in many national and international medical journals, books and papers.  As a featured lecturer, Dr. Spitzer has spoken at a variety of medical and educational seminars.

Dr. Spitzer has served on the faculty of Wayne State University as a clinical associate professor in the Departments of Neurology and Electrical and Computer Engineering.  He is Board Certified by the American Board of Electro Diagnostic Medicine and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, with Special Qualifications in Clinical Neurophysiology.  Along with his medical degrees and certifications, Dr. Spitzer earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering at Cornell University.


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Shock•Tek™ LLC was founded in 1996 to produce market and distribute products incorporating Dr. A. Robert Spitzer MD’s revolutionary, patented technology.  Shock•Tek’s Carpal Tunnel Device is easily incorporated into almost any type of glove to help with the pain and discomfort caused by excessive pressure to the carpal tunnel nerve.  Shock•Tek™ LLC produces Gloves for industry, sport and home use.  Our gloves are used extensively by auto plants - GM, Ford and Chrysler - as well as many other major industrial corporations including Caterpillar, Boeing, Sikorsky Aircraft, Spirit Aero Systems and Sealy Mattress.