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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…

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 skateboarder takes off toward the sunset on a beautiful autumn day on Vancouver Island.

We see athletes everywhere

Not everyone sees themselves as an athlete, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t…

Racers in ÖTILLÖ SwimRun clamber over the rocks going from island to island

ÖTILLÖ and the new world of SwimRun

In SwimRun the emphasis on teamwork is a fascinating and challenging aspect to endurance. Also, being tethered to each other is …

An athlete has a heaving bar resting on her shoulders behind her head and she's sweating.

How to be happy at the gym (do you even lift?)

In which Mae explains everything you need to know and find in order to be happy lifting weights at the gym…

A concert violinist focuses during a symphony performance

Reflections on “elite athlete”

Here at Arbutus we work with athletes and we believe in the power of sport. But lately we’ve been a little bit curious about digging deeper into what “athlete” or “elite athlete” means…

Mike Neill does his recovery exercises at the clinic

Recovering from knee surgery (Part 2)

Mike explains the process of implementing a recovery plan for knee surgery with a team of health practitioners…

A triathlete stretches their quad in preparation for a run.

Recovering from knee surgery (part 1)

In which Mike explains how knee surgery, and recovery from knee surgery, can be a little bit like planning for a race…

Innovation, democratization and imagintion in sport is pushing fields to new places

Constant improvement, and sports science

In this inspiring Ted Talk, David Epstein examines just how much faster, higher and stronger humans have become over the last century. And the truth is complicated because…

A foot rolls back and forth on a small red ball to relax the foot arch.

Plantar Fasciitis and the Windlass Effect

Plantar fasciitis can be very painful. There can be many treatable causes of this foot pain. Today we look at the windlass effect…

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