Our physiotherapists can 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
  • referrals to massage therapists, personal trainers, yoga and pilates instructors and coaches

Find your physiotherapist in Victoria and Colwood

Find us in Victoria BC at the corner of Oak Bay Ave and Redfern Street, across from Red Barn Market. Find us in Colwood on Sooke Road, nearby Royal Roads.

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
  • and much more!

Follow up with us

Contact us in Oak Bay, or Colwood, or book an appointment online.

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 in Victoria and Oakbay at Arbutus Physio and Health Clinic: Sandy Wilson and team

Physiotherapy Canada Journal

Physiotherapy Canada journal cover: Volume 68 Number 4 Fall 2016

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.

Read more

University of Toronto Press

Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia

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.

Able to book online

“Highly recommend! The staff are friendly, able to book online, street parking, and direct billing.” Katrina Arndt

Nice environment and friendly staff members

Arbutus also impressed me. It has nice environment and friendly staff members. Their website is easy to access, and I can login to my account with everything there. In addition to that, the appointment is able to added to my phone’s calendar conveniently.

More range of motion and less pain

Serious improvement after one visit. More range of motion and less pain and discomfort. Cody upped the ante and tackled some sore spots that will move the whole process along. Excellent work and easy-to-work-with personality. Many thanks. David Berner

Exceptional practitioner

“There’s a reason for the mountain of positive reviews. Exceptional practitioner. Thank you Sandy.” Amy Cox

The relief is immeasurable!

“After a year of at times agonizing pain and repeat misdiagnosis, I feel I finally hit a pot of gold being in Sandy’s highly skillful and very thorough care. The relief from finally knowing the cause of my pain and from receiving effective treatment at last is immeasurable!” Anja

A friendly pleasant atmosphere

“I have been going to Arbutus for a couple of years now, in that time I have seen one if not all of the people in there. Sandy the owner is exceptional and her team are fantastic! They all take the time to listen and are respectful and knowledgeable in their respective fields. Shout out…

So knowledgeable and take the time to really listen

“All of the practitioners at Arbutus Physiotherapy are so knowledgeable and take the time to really listen to your concerns and address them. Everything about the office, from the practitioners to the front staff made me feel welcome and cared for. Definitely 5 stars!!” Meagan McStravick

Lovely environment

“Knowledgeable and friendly staff. Clean facilities. Lovely environment.” Erin Maclean

In good hands

“Thank you so much. You’re all so amazing, even during this difficult time. You are in good hands there.” Markus Schnell