Our team

We are a team of physios, doctors, coaches, and athletes.

Joseph Rector, MScPT, CSE-CEP
Physiotherapy, Westshore clinic

Joseph Rector, MScPT, CSEP-CEP, physiotherapist, smiles and crosses his arm, wearing a blue collared shirt and standing in front a tall green bushy backdrop.

Joseph is a registered physiotherapist and a clinical exercise physiologist. He received his Master’s in physiotherapy from the University of Limerick, Ireland, and graduated with honours distinction. 

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André Prescott, MPT, BScKin
Physiotherapy

André Prescott smiles standing outside in a park at an event while the sun sets in the background on a clear sky.

André has a Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of British Columbia and a kinesiology degree from the University of Victoria. He enjoys squash, tennis, snowboarding, swimming, rock climbing, badminton, and weight lifting.

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Hatty Skinner, MPT, BSc
Physiotherapy, Westshore clinic

Hatty Skinner stands in the hallway at a university smiling through her epic glasses.

Hatty is a University of Manitoba Physiotherapy graduate. She is an avid hiker, and wrote her honours thesis on The Benefits of Outdoor Exercise while earning her BSc in Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo. 

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Joshua Grawbarger, MScPT, BScKin
Physiotherapy, Westshore clinic

Joshua Grawbarger, Physiotherapist, stands smiling in a west coast rainforest, with the sun beaming through the trees.

Joshua completed his Master’s of Science in Physiotherapy from McMaster University. He has worked with varsity athletes at the University of Waterloo and volunteered in a low back research lab.

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Remy Roest, BScPT
Physiotherapy, Westshore clinic

Remy Roest, physiotherapist, smiles with a turquoise shirt and red hair.

Remy is a physiotherapist originally from the Netherlands. He recently moved to Vancouver Island. He specializes in musculoskeletal issues, ranging from spine related problems to knee and hip pain.

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Madi Campbell

MScPT, BScKin, Physiotherapist

Madi Campbell, physiotherapist, smiles wearing her cool glasses, while her hair blows around her face.

Madi has a Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Alberta and a BScKin from the University of Saskatchewan where she ran on the cross country team. She is training for an Ironman Triathlon.

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Thomas Zhou, MPT, BKIN
Physiotherapy

Thomas Zhou stands in front of Arbutus Physiotherapy & Health Centre.

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.

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Lena Walther, MPT, BScKin
Physiotherapy

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.

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Kezia Dawes, MScPT, BKin
Physiotherapy

Kezia Dawes is a physiotherapist in Victoria BC (MScPT, BScKin)

Kezia Dawes has an MScPT from the University of Alberta. She works with athletes, dancers, runners, climbers and also specializes in Pelvic Health.

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Emily Jackson, MPT, BScKin
Physiotherapy

Emily Jackson, physiotherapist, on Oak Bay Ave, smiling in the sunlight.

Emily has a degree in kinesiology from the University of Victoria and a Master’s degree from the University of BC.

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Maciek Krolikowski, MScPT
Physiotherapy

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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.

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Brandon Warren, MScPT, BScKin
Physiotherapy

Brandon Warren, Physiotherapist in Victoria, smiles happily.

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.

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Andrew Mills, BScPT, MA Phil
Physiotherapy

Andrew Mills, Physiotherapist, and vestibular therapist, in Victoria BC.

Andrew Mills works in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy & Rehabilitation, Vestibular Therapy, Acupuncture and Sports Related Injuries.

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Connor Willis, MScPT, BScKin
Physiotherapy

Connor Willis leans on the front desk at Arbutus.

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.

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Patricia Roney, MScPT
Physiotherapy

A close up of a shoe of a person running on a wet road.

Patricia has an MScPT from Queen’s University and has been actively involved in High Performance Sport as a National Team Therapist in the sport of Track and Field since 2013.

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Ashley Scopick, MPT
Physiotherapy

Ashley Fradette, Arbutus Physio, 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.

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Taylor Chestnut, MPT, BScKin
Physiotherapy

Taylor Chestnut, physiotherapist, stands at the oceanside on Vancouver Island.

Taylor has a Master’s of Physical Therapy from UBC, and she won the Jamie Cassels Research Award getting her Kinesiology degree at UVic. Taylor works with ageing adults to help them to maximize mobility and fitness.

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Shannon Kennedy, MPT, BScKin
Physiotherapy

Shannon Kennedy smiles in the sunshine, profile picture.

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.

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Sandy Wilson, BScPT
Physiotherapy

Sandy Wilson stands in clinic hall at Arbutus Health Centre

Arbutus Physiotherapy & Health Centre is owned and operated by Sandy Wilson, BScPT. Sandy is a registered member of the Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia. She is an avid runner and triathlete.

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Zoë Stocker, BScKin, CSEP-CPT
Kinesiology

Zoé Stocker, kinesiologist, stands in Oak Bay by the Arbutus Physiotherapy clinic with her hands on her hips.

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.

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Mike Neill
Athletic Testing

Mike Neill stands coaching an athlete.

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.

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Dr. Kim McQueen
Naturopathy

Dr. Kim McQueen stand ready to help.

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.

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Kathi Ells
Business Manager

Kathi Ells stands outside of the physiotherapy clinic on Oak Bay Ave.

Kathi Ells is a born & raised Oak Bay gal. She is a fitness industry buff and teaches several online Pilates, Yoga, and Spin classes.

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Rachel Kirkham
Administrative Manager

Rachel Kirkham smiles widely, outside with the Red Barn Market showing in the background,  at the physiotherapy clinic in Oak Bay.

Rachel was a competitive swimmer in England before moving to Vancouver Island to complete a degree in psychology at VIU. She has many plants.

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Natasha Watson
Administrative

Natasha Watson, office administrator.

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.

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Mackenzie Wensauer
Westshore Administrative Manager

Mackenzie Wensauer smiles in a black shirt in front of the Eiffel Tower.

Mackenzie is a swimmer and lifeguard and is our evening admin supervisor.

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What our patients say about us

So happy to see families out moving, laughing, and enjoying this beautiful weather safely and kindly! And great to see folks in the Gorge Waterway. Also awesome to run into @sarahkaragianis and pack. Here Sarah is being a gracious dock host, proving that the water isn't too cold to relish, and demonstrating the underwater breaststroke. Wonderful to run into you again at the park. We look forward to dining in soon at Spinnakers Brew Pub!

So knowledgeable and take the time to really listen

“All of the practitioners at Arbutus Physiotherapy are so knowledgeable and take the time to really listen to your concerns and address them. Everything about the office, from the practitioners to the front staff made me feel welcome and cared for. Definitely 5 stars!!” Meagan McStravick
Blue sky over the Ross Bay Cemetery and the Salish Sea.

Up-to-date on latest evidence based research

“I had a physiotherapy appointment with Lena Walther for a longstanding minor shoulder issue. She had great communication skills/rapport and made me feel comfortable while simultaneously taking COVID precautions. Very thorough history ruling out red flags despite it being a minor ailment. Lena asked about how the condition actually played a role in my life…
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Excellent

“Excellent – managed to work through all the necessary joints and muscles with much less pain than I have experienced with others in the past!” Doug Funk
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One of the most medically rewarding journeys I’ve been through

“I’ve been to plenty of physiotherapists across Victoria, and none of them have lived up to the standard that Connor Willis delivers! I was referred from Babylon Telus to Dr. Thibodeau (who is also incredibly amazing), who suggested I go to physio. From Dr. Thibodeau’s suggestion, I decided to try their in house physiotherapists, since…
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So happy to have found this place

“I am very grateful for the staff at Arbutus. I have received both IMS and physio treatments over the last few months and I am feeling wonderful. I am noticeably more flexible and no longer get aches and pains. Fawn is my regular physiotherapist (she is superb) and I have also seen Scott and Melissa…
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Making lives better

“These folks are working really hard to make our lives better!” Geoffrey Stamp