Beth May, MPT, BSc Kin

Elizabeth (Beth) May is a 2018 graduate from the UBC’s Masters of Physiotherapy program. She also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from the University of Victoria.

Beth currently works as an acute care physiotherapist at the Royal Jubilee hospital where she has gained experience in rehabilitation of acute populations such as post-stroke, post-open heart surgery, and joint replacement surgery. Prior to her physiotherapy degree, Beth worked as a kinesiologist at RebalanceMD, in the post-operative hip and knee replacement program.

Beth is a dedicated and evidence-driven physiotherapist who takes a multifactorial approach in examining and correcting the root of a physical ailment. She has a special interest in arthritis management and pelvic floor health.

Beth enjoys an active lifestyle, and in her spare time she can often be found running, cycling, or at the local climbing wall.

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Beth May, physiotherapist, MPT, and kinesiologist.

A doctor holds up an X-Ray of a lower back and we can see all the bones.

Considerations for nonsurgical interventions in low back conditions

One of the biggest questions I get asked in the clinic is whether surgery would be a good idea or not. This can be a difficult question to answer. So, I am going to try to gather up a little ...
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Yoga, pilates, calisthenics, walking and running are great ways to keep moving with very minimal equipment

It can be really tough to stay active during times like these but over here at Arbutus Physiotherapy we are finding ways! ⁣⁣Our team has been getting creative with their workouts but also going back to the basics. Things like ...
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Connor Willis stands in front of the computer video to demonstrate some exercises.

TeleRehab services are up and running

We are so excited about our TeleRehab services are now up and running! ⠀⠀In an effort to increase our social-distancing effort while still maintaining a connection with our patients, we have set up one-on-one online appointments. ⠀⠀Many of you were ...
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Rain day, rest day

While we love to get out in the sun and get moving, we are taking a much deserved rest day today. Recovery is just as equally (if not more) important than your training. It allows time for your body to ...
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Ashley Scopick and Sandy Wilson pose with their certificates at Kinetic Link Training.

Professional development: Kinetic Link Training with Wayne Rodgers

Ashley and I spent the two days downtown Victoria studying some functional movement training - it always feels good to fit in some continuing education when we can. We had the pleasure of learning directly from Wayne Rodgers who has ...
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Our new home is on 1928 Oak Bay Ave on the corner of Redfern.

Our new home at 1928 Oak Bay Ave

What started out as a sketch on a blank piece of paper is now a reality. The brand new Arbutus Physiotherapy & Health Centre will officially open our doors on Monday October 28th. Back in November of 2017 we became ...
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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 I were in Halifax, and we just decided that we ...
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Two people lift a box while moving into their new place.

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 #1: Warm up and plan ahead Warm up and plan ...
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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 symptom management and even slow disease progression. Donna's story is ...
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