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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A great day

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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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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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Arthritis can happen at any age, but physiotherapy can help

Arthritis is a disorder of the joints that often affects seniors and serious athletes, but it can happen to anyone. "To make you function again, you have to come at ...
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Catching up with Olympian, biochemist, and nerd, Gillian Carleton

We caught up to Gillian Carleton this fall to talk about sports, training, recovering from injury, and the life of an academic. Carleton won bronze in the 2012 Olympics in ...
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Grocery shopping at Red Barn, on Oak Bay Ave.

After work grocery shopping at Red Barn Market with co-workers! So happy we're neighbours, Red Barn. Everyone is out and about this evening on Oak Bay Ave. #NotRainingYet #NowItIsRaining ...
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Techniques to alleviate back and neck pain

Back and neck pain are among the most widespread reasons patients seek physiotherapy. And back pain is one of the most common medical problems, affecting 80% of people at some ...
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Morning rituals we (almost) can’t live without

Mornings can be tricky. And changing habits can be hard. Here's a few morning tricks that we like. 1. Exercise This doesn’t mean we run a 10K every morning, or ...
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Tour de Rock fundraising with Jay Krieger

We are thrilled to announce that we will be supporting Jay Krieger's efforts to fundraise as part of his involvement with Tour de Rock! We've started our own fundraising, and ...
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You can now subscribe to our seasonal health centre newsletter

We love being involved in this amazing community of ours, and we're excited about keeping in touch with you regarding all of the great events going on here and in ...
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Helping athletes, and everyone else.

Physiotherapy | Massage therapy

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For athletes. For everyone.

Physio | Massage