Snow in Victoria!

Tips for how to shovel smart

Just when you think that you’ve moved out to Victoria to get away from the snow of Eastern Canada, think again. Snowpocalypse! Here are some tips to take care of to keep your spine safe…

This is a photo of Olivia with her light blonde hair pulled back, and standing outside against a green wall with the yellow and black "Discovery Coffee" sign. She is wearing black leggings, skirt, and top with a teal blue scarf and yellowish brown boots. She is holding a coffee.

Sunshine and Snow Boots Outside Discovery

Sunbeams! The only telltale sign of Victoria’s snowpocalypse is Olivia’s rad boots.

An apple stands on some books, on the teacher's desk. In Las Vegas!

Professional development, Functional Dry Needling

Recently I had an opportunity to participate in a Functional Dry Needling course in Las Vegas, Nevada. I returned to my clinic feeling energized and excited to apply…

A group of people on the beach, jumping in sync and moving their bodies

Debunking the many myths of back pain

There are some surprisingly persistent myths and misleading beliefs floating around about back pain, and recovering from back injury …

Garry and Alli Valk play tennis, work out.

From professional hockey, to competitive tennis, to keeping up with family

Athletes today are searching for the technologies and the techniques to get the most out of their schedules. Physiotherapy can play a major preventative role for athletes that are pushing and risking injury…

A woman in a purple jacket, a grey beanie hat, and black tights. She is making peace signs with both her hands and smiling. She is standing part way up a stair case in the woods on a path surrounded by evergreen trees.

Front office team in the Wilderness

Last minute plans to wake up early and pull ourselves up a series of trails led us to Goldstream Provincial Park!

Yoga, downward dog pose especially, is a great way to counteract sitting.

Simple yoga moves to counteract sitting

Sitting is a very real part of many of our lives, and here’s a few yoga tips to help resist what sitting does to you…

A close up of a microscope, in a healthcare lab.

Weight bias and effective treatment

Some interesting research from Yale and other American Universities suggests that we should be careful to resist the prevalent social attitudes about obesity and weight…

A worker bends over his work, looking closely at his brush work.

Ten things your chiropractor wants to tell you

The British Columbia Chiropractic Association wants you to know a few things about the work we do as chiropractors…

The sun sets over the Victoria harbour and cranes are in the foreground; construction ensues.

Happy new year, Victoria!

A new year is a good time to examine life and goals, values and interests, and plans for the…

A small red truck hauls a christmas tree away in the snow: Happy holidays!

Holiday hours and a wish

We just wanted to let you know about some small changes in our hours next week and to also pass on happy holidays…

This is a photo divided into quarters, and each quarter is a different photo. The top left is a blue christmas tree outdoors at night, the top right is a street with yellow/white light on trees and night, the bottom left is a prop of a little red and green house outside with four people dressed up playing instruments, and the bottom right is a pink and green lit up ferris wheel at night.

It’s wonderful to hear live music in Spirit Square!

It’s wonderful to hear live music in Spirit Square! Thank you Victoria! Stay warm friends. And happy holidays!  #LkwungenTerritory

Two runners make their way up a hill cross country on a cold winter day in Victoria

The importance of warming up

After speaking with clients and fellow teammates, I have found that time isn’t always being taken to sufficiently warm up before physical activity. Warming up is an important part of injury prevention and athletic performance…

A holiday card from a client that reads "it's not about how fast you run or how high you climb, but how well you bounce!" with a photo of a child sliding down stairs in a laundry basket.

Holiday card season

‘Tis the season we receive hilarious holiday cards that keep our spirits jolly 🎄❄

A child reaches out to touch finger tips with a much larger hand.

The impacts of healthy touch

Massage and other treatments require touch. But touch also has a much larger, more general impact in our lives and it’s worth looking into some of the research…

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We’re Here, Rain or Shine

Gear up for the unpredictable weather. Rain, sleet or snow, we’ve always got Therapeutic Massage, Chiro, and Physio!

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