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BC Chiropractic Charter of Rights

BC Chiropractic charter of rights

Like all chiropractors in BC, Dr. Mike Gotuaco is a member of the College of Chiropractors of British Columbia. And all BC Chiropractors subscribe to the chiropractic patients charter of rights. We think patient rights are important and so we thought we would publish it here! All patients have the right to…

Arbutus physio is excited to be a 2018 Top Choice Award Nominee

We’ve been nominated for a Top Choice Award

We discovered recently that we’ve qualified as an Official Nominee for the 2018 Top Choice Award Survey. Top Choice Awards received nominations from people in 27 cities across North America this year. We’re proud to say that here in Victoria, we’ve…

Libby Meakin on vacation in Autumn, on Vancouver Island.

Autumn update, professional development, and what to expect from ConnectTherapy™

I’m loving this autumnal spell but how did it get to October! Some of you may recall that I have been taking a course through ConnectTherapy™. I can now say that with 99 course hours, a certificate (this one is definitely getting framed) and a lot of practice…

CRD map of trails and accessibility in the Great Victoria area.

User friendly trails in the Greater Victoria area

The trails cover Greater Victoria meaning you won’t have to go far. Trail maps are all included showing elevation profile, benches available to rest and…

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…

The athletes line up at the start of the first day of the Garden City Invitational, 2017.

Garden City Invitational 2017

Every year the Falcon Gymnastics Parents Association (FGPA) hosts the Garden City Invitational. It’s a stellar event…

A still clear glass of pure water. Water is life.

We’re made of water

Water. It makes up most of your body and it makes up 75% of our muscle and brain tissue. Pretty important stuff…

A swimmer breathes between strokes

Teams we sponsor

We believe in sport and we’re committed to it. And although we’re a relatively small clinic, we’re proud of the teams we …

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…

Snow in Victoria!

Tips for how to shovel smart

Just when you think that you’ve moved out to Victoria to get away from the snow of Eastern Canada, think again. Snowpocalypse! Here are some tips to take care of to keep your spine safe…

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 skateboarder takes off toward the sunset on a beautiful autumn day on Vancouver Island.

We see athletes everywhere

Not everyone sees themselves as an athlete, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t…

A parachute with many inflated cells moves through the air.

Skydiving on Vancouver Island for my 30th

Libby tells us about how to wait patiently for skydiving, by doing an internet search for everything that can go wrong…

Wine and cheese at the clinic to help with collaboration

Working within a multi-disciplinary healthcare team

All the practitioners at Arbutus run busy practices so at times we only see each other as we pass in the reception area. To allow more collaboration and mentorship we have started…

Mike's moustache

Mike grows a moustache

Dr. Mike Gotuaco tells us about his Movember campaign and his attempt to grow a moustache…

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…

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