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Forest and ocean on Vancouver Island.

Video conference appointments

The Physiotherapy College of British Columbia has communicated today that there are no more in-person appointments for physiotherapy services. We’re still providing appointments by video conference and by phone. These virtual appointments can help you continue to recover from injury, help manage your pain, and provide you with the exercises and support you need.

A masculine person sits on the far left in this animated image slouched over and on his phone. At the far right a feminine person sits rigidly straight with a tiara on her head. They are sitting across from each other at a long dining table. The background is bright yellow.

We really should sit and stand up straight

Sitting is not as good as standing. And standing is not as good as moving. But what about the positioning of our bodies in general? We’re not advocating for posture shaming, but maybe we should listen more when our aunties and family members tell us to sit up straight. Good posture helps our efficiency of

An animated image of a masculine person skateboarding through an office.

Sit less, move more (if you can)

We live in a world where we are constantly asked to sit. What does that mean for our bodies? Everything from our blood, to our nerves, to our skin depend on us to move, and they are there to help us do just that. Sitting, and especially hunching, can even impact our breathing by “giving

Taken underneath the water in an indoor pool. There are four black lane demarkation lines on the white bottom and a lane divider floating at the top. A person is doing front crawl in a swimcap to the left.

A great day

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Donna punches a punching bag with one of her gloved hands while Naomi, her physiotherapist, holds the bag steady and smiles encouragingly.

A passion for movement can take us to new places, like boxing

Her diagnosis, though frustrating at first, led her to seek out options to cope with her symptoms. This included more traditional treatments such as medication, as well as physiotherapy-focused boxing classes. The movements taught in the class led to a noticeable improvement in her symptoms…

A woman in Vancouver, Joyce, holds her grand daughter outside while they play on playground beside the water on a grey, rainy day.

Arthritis can happen at any age, but physiotherapy can help

Arthritis is a disorder of the joints that often affects seniors and serious athletes, but it can happen to anyone. “To make you function again, you have to come at it from so many different angles, and physiotherapy is a key angle. They have this very intimate knowledge on how things are connected, how things

Arbutus Physio wishes all the competitors of the Garden City Invitational 2018 good luck!

Falcon Gymnastics Garden City Invitational 2018

May 19th and 20th is the big competitive event of the year for these young athletes and we are proud Gold Sponsors of the Falcon Gymnastics team so we’ll be there providing treatment for the athletes. We wish all the athletes a successful and fulfilling competition! “Each year in May the Falcon Gymnastics Parents Association (FGPA)

A grandmother: lifts grandkids everyday.

What if everyone is an athlete?

We have a pet theory that everyone is a great athlete, in the context of their own lives…

Billie Jean King throws her racquet in the air, on the tennis court.

Billie Jean King, TED talk

This fall, a movie about Billie Jean King’s infamous tennis match with Bobby Riggs came out: Battle of the Sexes. And it got us thinking a little about the history of women in sport. This is also the history of gender and social change. It’s also the history of the…

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

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…

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…

Diana Nyad, endurance swimmer, address TED in 2013

Humans are extraordinary

We swim. We know swimmers. We work with athletes. We know marathon swimmers …

Marty Lazarski sits in the trees of a North Vancouver forest

From professional athlete to firefighter

Marty Lazarski explains how physiotherapy has helped him in his career as a professional mountain biker and also in his new career as a firefighter…

Kelsey Serwa carves up the mountain side during practice in Whistler - ski cross

Making it to an Olympic podium after surgery

Meet Kelsey Serwa, who won silver at the Sochi Olympics in ski cross despite having torn her ACL…

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…