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Three UVic men's rugby players pose holding event tickets in front of a tent with a "Go Vikes Go" sign.

Dance it out at UVic Vikes rugby fundaiser

These guys are fundraising for UVic men’s rugby on campus today and there’s a party tonight at Upstairs Cabaret! Good luck

Two racers cross the finish line connected by a cord on the beach at Thetis Lake.

We had an amazing day at SwimRun Victoria!

Thanks for the amazing day @swimrunvictoria! We were proud to be there today to support this unique race! We’re hoping

Jay Krieger holds his bike over his head on the Malahat pass as part of the Tour de Rock.

We’re over the moon to be helping Jay Krieger’s fundraising team for Tour de Rock 2018

We’re over the 🌝 to be part of @yaj.krieger’s fundraising team 👏 for Tour de Rock 2018! We’re matching the

Ashley and Scott at XTERRA Victoria with the Arbutus team treating athletes.

Ashley and Scott ready to help XTERRA Victoria athletes

Ashley and Scott ready to help our XTERRA Victoria athletes recover from a challenging and exciting race last weekend! We

Racers at XTERRA Victoria dive into the water at Thetis Lake.

XTERRA Victoria: Get ready..set…GO!

Ready…set…GO!!! Good luck to all of the athletes at XTERRA Victoria today! #yyj #yyjfitness #training #triathlon #explorecanada #explorebc

A woman runs down the middle of the road during a half marathon.

Three ways signing up for a half marathon changed my life

Running was the perfect sport. Low maintenance, cost-effective, and could be done at literally any time of day. Many discussions with my running friends later, I was registered in my city’s “Hypothermic Half Marathon,” …

A swimmer takes a breath during the front crawl in a pool between lanes.

Nine golden rules for swimming injury prevention

Swimming is awesome. Compared to other sports, swimming has a relatively low risk of injury.

However, the most common body part injured while swimming

A massage therapist presses and holds the trapezius muscles around a patients back and neck.

Eight reasons why I love massage therapy

Very occasionally I’ll meet someone who isn’t really into massage, and when this happens I resist the impulse to frown and explain why they’re deeply …

Triathlon of Compassion, in support of VSAC, 2017

Triathlon of Compassion, 2017

The Triathlon of Compassion has finished for another year and the race results are posted. Over thirty thousand dollars were raised on behalf of the Victoria Sexual Assault Centre (VSAC) this year…

Knee x-rays.

Just what do X-rays tell us

Some scans and images can provide useful information but they can also present findings that may be misleading…

Chiropractic care can help

Chiropractic care can help you recover effectively

Chiropractic care can help lower costs, and can help you recover effectively, and get you feeling active, agile and productive more quickly

A tennis racquet lies on the clay court surface with a tennis ball on top.

Ice versus heat

Many clients ask me if they should be icing or heating their injuries. Here’s what we know about the effects of these modalities and when it is appropriate to …

Brittany Frey, pilot, tells us about recovering from a broken leg.

How physiotherapy helped Brittany Frey fly again

When pilots badly injure their bodies, their careers as pilots can be put at risk. Brittany Frey tells us about recovering so she could fly again…

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…

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 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…

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