Arbutus Physiotherapy & Health Centre

Physiotherapy, massage therapy and acupuncture for health and wellness

We treat high performance athletes, folks recovering from acute injury and seniors managing chronic pain. Our practitioners can help you get moving, and get winning, again. Drop by our clinic or call us and make an appointment and find out how our physiotherapists and massage therapists can help.

Health services at Arbutus

Physiotherapy

Let our Physiotherapy team help you with acute injury management, exercise program planning, core stabilization and so much more. Find out more about Physiotherapy.

Massage Therapy

Increase your mobility and range of motion, decrease muscle resting tension, and improve general functioning. Find out more about Massage Therapy.

Other methods that we use

We’re a health centre in Victoria BC

Visit us at Oak Bay Avenue and Amphion street. Check out our location.

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Racing, winning, and finishing at XTERRA Victoria 2019

Huge shout out to the many athletes that swam, biked, and ran the XTERRA Victoria. It's a tough race and very technical. We saw racers give their hearts to this ...
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We really should sit and stand up straight

Sitting is not as good as standing. And standing is not as good as moving. But what about the positioning of our bodies in general? We're not advocating for posture ...
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Triathlon of Compassion 2019

Great day everyone! We're very proud to sponsor this race - The Victoria Sexual Assault Centre does necessary work in our community, and it's also so cool to see young and ...
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Sit less, move more (if you can)

We live in a world where we are constantly asked to sit. What does that mean for our bodies? Everything from our blood, to our nerves, to our skin depend ...
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Kiah running down a paved road, arms pumping at her sides, in a black, red, and white triathlon body suit that reads "Wheeler CAN"

Kiah Wheeler tells us about her love for triathlon

Kiah sat down with us to talk about her passion for triathlon (it's contagious!), her kinesiology degree, life at the University of Victoria, and racing in Kona last year. What ...
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Two women in wet bodysuits stand outside beside a lake laughing and shaking hands. Rob stands in the background to the left in an orange human powered racing tshirt.

Summer races you won’t want to miss

The sun is shining, and we are getting ready to move into the summer! Are you still searching for ways to move and challenge yourself during these summer months? Our ...
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Brooke Woodley stands in the field at Esquimalt High School on a sunny bright West Coast day.

Brooke Woodley tells us about her journey with CrossFit

Brooke Woodley is a CrossFit athlete who moved to Victoria last year. She trains at Taranis, and is taking Kinesiology at the University of Victoria. How long have you been ...
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A great day

Have you subscribed to our YouTube channel yet? Check out our latest video! ...
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Scott Holden, physiotherapist, in the forest, and out for a hike.

Catching up with Scott Holden, physiotherapist and sport enthusiast

We sat down with Scott Holden recently to talk about sports, being a physiotherapist, and exploring Vancouver Island. You moved here last year, is that right? Yeah, my fiance and ...
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A runner turns the corner in a beautiful Vancouver Island park on a sunny day.

Running & walking ideas for injury prevention

Here's a few running & walking tips to prevent injury, alleviate pain and keep you moving for life. If your feet are happy, you're happy The proper shoe can help ...
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How to improve your lifting

BC physiotherapists are the most physically active healthcare professionals in Canada and the ones physicians recommend most. Here are a few tips and tricks to keep you lifting. Lifting tip ...
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Donna punches a punching bag with one of her gloved hands while Naomi, her physiotherapist, holds the bag steady and smiles encouragingly.

A passion for movement can take us to new places, like boxing

Age and condition can slow down our abilities and athleticism. But our love of movement doesn't have to wain. And studies show that in some contexts, exercise can help with ...
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Helping athletes, and everyone else.

Physiotherapy | Massage therapy

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For athletes. For everyone.

Physio | Massage