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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…

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 (pretend) Christmas present flies out toward a bob sledder on the track

Top five gifts for the athlete in your life

Giving gifts to your athlete friends and family members is not always easy. Here are a few ideas…

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 …

Misty Becerra from Florida and Sophia Chadwick pose with their first place trophy at the SwimRun in North Carolina

First place finish for Chadwick and Becerra at the SwimRun in North Carolina

Sophia Chadwick and Misty Becerra from Florida took first place at the SwimRun in Danbury North Carolina with a time of 3:52:37. Not bad for a team that never…

This is a photo of young people in white long sleeved tops on 4 tier risers. It is a professional team photo.

Falcon Gymnastics, 2016

We’re so proud to sponsor these athletes! Thank you for all that you do in our community Falcon Gymnastics!

A weight lifter gets ready to perform a squat at the gym

Strength training with Mark Posten

In which Libby discloses that she has taken up strength training at the gym and she’s enjoying it…

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…

Dr. Alan Vukusic and his family pose in their mountain biking gear in the mountains of BC

Story of recovery, by Dr. Alan Vukusic, Emergency Room Doctor

Watch this short video and hear the story of Dr. Vukusic’s injury and his road to recovery and the crucial role that physiotherapy played…

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