Our physiotherapists can help you
We can help you recover from surgery, pain and injury. We can also help you strengthen and prevent injury. And whether you’re already an athlete, or aspire to be one, we can help you excel in your performance.
A physiotherapist is a University educated healthcare professional trained to assess and manage your mobility and health. Physiotherapy can help you with a wide range of issues, including:
- acute injury management
- movement evaluation and re-education
- hands on therapy for joint mobilization and soft tissue manipulation
- individualized exercise program planning
- education on core stabilization principles
- athletic and supportive taping and bracing
- orthotic prescription and casting
- postural assessments/workplace and ergonomic assessment
- referrals to massage therapists, personal trainers, yoga and pilates instructors and coaches
Find your physiotherapist in Victoria
Find us in Victoria BC at the corner of Oak Bay Ave and Redfern Street, across from Red Barn Market.
Conditions that will resolve with physiotherapy treatment include:
- tendinitis including tennis and golfer’s elbow
- rotator cuff strains and tears
- running injuries, such as patella femoral pain syndrome and ITB friction
- ligament sprains
- plantar fasciitis
- shin splints
- low back pain
- disc injury
- carpal tunnel syndrome
- knee problems, such as meniscus tears and ligament strains
- neck pain/strain
- postural pain
- ankle sprains
- and much more!
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Teams we sponsor
We believe in athletes. We are athletes.
We believe in sport. We’re committed to sport in our community.
We may be a small clinic, but the teams and organizations we support have BIG dreams and aspirations.
Arbutus Physiotherapy and Health Centre is proud to be a part of every athlete’s journey, including the three teams that we sponsor.
Physiotherapy Canada Journal
Physiotherapy Canada is a leading evidence-based journal of physiotherapy. International in scope, the journal publishes the results of qualitative and quantitative research including “systematic reviews, meta analyses, meta syntheses, public/health policy research, clinical practice guidelines, and case reports.”
Founded in 1923, Physiotherapy Canada meets the diverse needs of national and international readers and serves as a key repository of inquiries, evidence and advances in the practice of physiotherapy.
Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia
Physiotherapy is a holistic approach to healthcare lead by practitioners dedicated to working with people to maximize their ability to move and function throughout their life. In British Columbia, you can see a physiotherapist without a doctor’s referral. – Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia
Physiotherapists can help you with:
- Promoting optimal mobility, physical activity and overall health and wellness;
- Preventing disease, injury, and disability;
- Managing acute and chronic conditions, activity limitations, and participation restrictions;
- Improving and maintaining optimal functional independence and physical performance;
- Rehabilitating injury and the effects of disease or disability with therapeutic exercise programs and other interventions; and
- Educating and planning maintenance and support programs to prevent re-occurrence, re-injury or functional decline.
Originally published in The Climbing Doctor, Arbutus physiotherapist James Lobb walks through a hang-boarding prehab routine for intermediate climbers.
We sat down with James recently on a hot afternoon in August to chat. If you’re a climber in Victoria you might see him at one of the many beautiful outdoor climbing spots, at the climbing gyms, or in his clinic office!
We had the great pleasure of catching up with Margaret to talk with her about how a career as a semi-professional dancer led her to physiotherapy and why she thinks being a patient has played such a big role in her work.
One of the reasons we will always remember this moment, is the story of their shared recovery from injury.
It was our pleasure to interview Emily Jackson and chat about how she got into physiotherapy, why she thinks hiking battles are fun, and why Stephen King writes the best books.
Physiotherapists and Acupuncturist sometimes use different needles. How are they different? Here are some of the differences explained.
Learn a little about the basics like maintaining balance, edging, and smearing in this nice video for beginner rock climbers. From counter-force to efficiency, this is a nice overview.
Since I’ve moved to Victoria I’ve seen a lot of runners, and a lot of running-related injuries. Some injuries are more acute (a rolled ankle, or a sprained ligament), but…
We met Jacqueline McAllister over the internet to chat with her about physiotherapy practice, living in BC, and pelvic floor health expertise.