We are a team of physios, doctors, massage therapists, coaches, and athletes.
James Lobb, MPT, BScEd
James has a Master’s of Physical Therapy at Western University. He was a member of the Queen’s Rugby Club from Queens University, and also enjoys soccer, biking, and rock-climbing.
Lena Walther, MPT, BScKin
Lena is an award winning physio with a Master’s of Physical Therapy from UBC, and an honours degree in Kinesiology from UVic. She did research for a thesis with the Theoretical and Applied Neuroscience Lab at UVic.
Brandon Warren, MScPT, BScKin
Brandon studied Kinesiology at the University of New Brunswick, where he was a member of the varsity team. He was a two-time team captain, six-time open water swim champion and helped coach the 2013 NB Canada Games Swim Team.
Thomas Zhou, MPT, BKIN
Thomas is a graduate of the Master’s of Physiotherapy program at UBC. He has IMS and Acupuncture Canada certification, has a biomechanical bike fit certification.
Shannon Kennedy, MPT, BScKin
Shannon has a degree in kinesiology and has worked in both sports medicine and acute care contexts. She has a Master’s of Physical Therapy and is active in competitive international rowing.
Andrew Mills, BScPT, MA Phil
Andrew Mills works in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy & Rehabilitation, Vestibular Therapy, Acupuncture and Sports Related Injuries.
Emily Jackson, MPT, BScKin
Emily has a degree in kinesiology from the University of Victoria and a Master’s degree from the University of BC.
Maciek Krolikowski, MScPT
Maciek studied physiotherapy at the U of A and kinesiology at the U of C where he was captain of the track and field team and competed in sprint.
Jacqueline McAllister, BScPT
Jacqueline studied physiotherapy at the University of Alberta, and has a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from the University of Lethbridge. She specializes in pelvic floor health.
Connor Willis, MScPT, BScKin
Connor completed his Master’s in Physical Therapy from McMaster University. He focuses on developing a treatment plan that allows patients to understand the origin of their injury and reduce risk of reinjury.
Ashley Scopick, MPT
Ashley is involved in distance running, works with athletes to help them meet their goals and has a Master’s in Physiotherapy from the University of British Columbia. She also enjoys cycling, hiking, camping and various team sports.
Margaret Trajan, MPT, BScKin
Margaret completed her Master’s of Physical Therapy degree at UBC following her Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology at UVic where she researched dynamic hip mobility in ballet dancers.
Sandy Wilson, BScPT
Arbutus Physiotherapy & Health Centre is owned and operated by Sandy Wilson, BScPT. Sandy is a registered member of the Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia. Sandy is a mother of two and an avid runner and triathlete.
Dr. Melina Thibodeau
Dr. Melina Thibodeau is a sports medicine doctor, practicing in Victoria since 2004. She has worked with Athletics Canada as the team physician in international contexts. She is a masters track and field athlete.
Dr. Kim McQueen
For more than 15 years Dr. Kim McQueen has supported athletes from Rowing Canada, Rugby Canada, ice dance, track and field, and national triathletes to help them reach their goals.
Kristen Bradley, RMT
Kristen is a Registered Massage Therapist, has moved to Victoria and enjoys her new west coast home. Kristen loves sport and competed on a NCAA swimming scholarship, joined the Canadian National team and earned three National titles and two world cup titles.
Mike is a coach and a former professional Triathlete with 26 Ironman finishes. Mike is NCCP certified, and is the Head Coach of Human Powered Racing Canada.
Kathi Ells is a born & raised Oak Bay gal. She is a fitness industry buff and teaches several online Pilates, Yoga, and Spin classes.
Natasha Watson makes things happen for us in the front office. She was a soccer player, but has moved onto mom-coaching. You can find Natasha on the sidelines of the soccer pitch, cheering.
Zoë is a student of kinesiology at the University of Victoria. When she’s not studying, she is playing intramural soccer at UVic or outside exploring Vancouver Island.
Rachel was a competitive swimmer in England before moving to Vancouver Island to complete a degree in psychology at VIU. She has many plants.