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The Arbutus Physiotherapy & Health Centre is a health and wellness clinic that provides physiotherapy, massage therapy and chiropractic care. We provide assessments and treatments to people with acute injury, chronic pain, and sports related injuries. We can help you recover and return to an active, healthy lifestyle, and peak performance.

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Medistik™

We are now carrying Medistik™!

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May promotions

We are pleased to announce that Chiropractor Dr. Veronica Hewstan and Registered Physiotherapist, Rosie Chamberlin are offering several promotions for the month of May! Book an appointment before May 31st, 2014 with Dr. Veronica Hewstan and receive $100.00 off custom prescription orthotics. *New patients only. FREE Physiotherapy Assessment ($65 value) with Rosie Chamberlin *Expires May 31,

A mother helps her children put on their back packs.

Carrying Tip #4

Keep your feet close to the luggage to maintain…

A mother helps her children put on their back packs.

Carrying Tip #3

Carry a purse with a…

A mother helps her children put on their back packs.

Carrying Tip#2

Choose a pack with…

A mother helps her children put on their back packs.

Carrying Tip #1

Divide groceries into two lighter bags to distribute…

Tip #4 – Knee Injury Prevention

Poor movement patterns during sports (e.g. incorrect landings during jumping) greatly increase the risk of…

Tip #3 – Knee Injury Prevention

Protect your joints. If you have any degenerative changes in your knees (e.g. osteoarthritis) Arbutus Physiotherapy can show you how to protect your joints during…

Tip #2 – Knee Injury Prevention

Strengthen your hips. Strengthening your hips and improving core muscle strength will reduce the risk of adversely loading your knee joints. Stretching the muscles that attach into your hips/knees/ankles will also minimize compression of these joints. Arbutus Physiotherapy can show you how.

Tip #1 – Knee Injury Prevention

Most overuse injuries of the knee develop gradually due to…