Let our physiotherapists help you

Physiotherapy Jessica Cadangan says hello her in Victoria clinic.

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.

About physiotherapy

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
  • provide referrals to massage therapists, personal trainers, yoga and pilates instructors and coaches

Find your physiotherapist in Victoria

Find us at the corner of Oak Bay Ave and Redfern Street.

Physiotherapy Treatments

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

Follow up with us

Contact us or book an appointment online.

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