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Grand Opening celebration on February 1st, Saturday, with a cupcake in the foreground.

Join us to celebrate our grand opening on Saturday, February 1st

Our grand opening is on Saturday, February 1st from 3:00 to 5:00pm! Come join us for snacks and drinks to help us celebrate our new location, and help us to mark the occasion of our move.

The Arbutus Team gather together for a winter solstice holiday party.

From our family to yours, happy holidays!

From our family to yours, we’re wishing you a warm holiday season! ❄️❤️ #yyj #victoria #holidayseason #christmas #physiotherapy

Our new home is on 1928 Oak Bay Ave on the corner of Redfern.

Our new home at 1928 Oak Bay Ave

What started out as a sketch on a blank piece of paper is now a reality. The brand new Arbutus Physiotherapy & Health Centre will officially open our doors on Monday October 28th.  Back in November of 2017 we became aware that an old unoccupied dental lab on Oak Bay Ave had recently been purchased

Tito Messer at the Victoria Marathon.

Tito Messer, Stephanie Holbrook and family, do the Victoria Marathon

Tito Messer is Stephanie Holbrook’s Nana, and she’s a movement champion – and our hero! Tito turns 90 this winter. Today Stephanie and Tito joined their family at the Victoria Marathon – they did the 8km turkey trot! Stephanie (BKin, RMT) is our newest Massage Therapist and you can read more about her, and her family

Victoria harbour at twilight, with someone standing in the dark distance.

Great evening to be on the harbour

Great evening to be outside on the water. The harbour is cool but stunning this evening! #yyj #VictoriaBC #choosetomove #paddleVictoria #SalishSea #Songhees #VictoriaHarbour #WestCoastBestCoast

Hannah DaSilva-Taylor on the tennis court in VicWest.

What a stunning day to be outside

What a stunning day to be outside, moving, playing, and competing. We hope everyone is having a fantastic weekend. Thank you Hannah DaSilva-Taylor for being a gracious tennis model! Have a great game! #happySaturday #vicwest #yyjtennis #yyj #VictoriaBC #WestCoastBestCoast #LkwungenLand #choosetomove #yyjsports

Sarah shows off her rad FILAs on the Johnson Street Bridge

Shout out to urban walkers, and the old school

Shout out to the pedestrians and the fall urban walkers who are out and about these days. Thank you to Sarah for graciously standing in for this Johnson Street Bridge photo op in her rad FILAs. #yyj #VictoriaBC #filakicks #LkwungenTerritory #bluebridge #yyjbridge #autumninyyj

Diana, @dee_jang, leans on our clinic counter beside our autumn sunflowers, smiling widely

Thank you Diana for lighting up our clinic

Thank you Diana for lighting up our clinic on a dark rainy afternoon yesterday! We hope your Friday is going well, and you have the best weekend. We look forward to seeing you for your next “torture” treatment with Ash Fradette!

Kathi Ells, in Oak Bay, staying out of the rain.

Kathi Ells, Managing Director

Many of our friends and clients know Kathi Ells but if you haven’t met her yet she’s the one organizing, running around, doing the heavy lifting and the behind the scenes wizardry that keeps our clinic performing and in alignment! Thank you Kathi for helping out and showing leadership. We have lots going on right

A masculine person bent over with his forearms on his knees. He is covered in mud and standing on a trail next to green foliage.

Racing, winning, and finishing at XTERRA Victoria 2019

Huge shout out to the many athletes that swam, biked, and ran the XTERRA Victoria. It’s a tough race and very technical. We saw racers give their hearts to this race and it was inspiring to see the grit, skill, passion and friendship on the course. We were there as the presenting sponsor. And we

Two people standing with their arms around each other with their opposite arms pumping in the air.

Triathlon of Compassion 2019

Great day everyone! We’re very proud to sponsor this race – The Victoria Sexual Assault Centre does necessary work in our community, and it’s also so cool to see young and adult athletes racing together. Congratulations, Triathlon of Compassion! 

Two women in wet bodysuits stand outside beside a lake laughing and shaking hands. Rob stands in the background to the left in an orange human powered racing tshirt.

Summer races you won’t want to miss

The sun is shining, and we are getting ready to move into the summer! Are you still searching for ways to move and challenge yourself during these summer months? Our friends at Human Powered Racing have an awesome line-up of events…

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

Olivia put her hood up as the rain starts on Oak Bay Ave, beside Red Barn.

Grocery shopping at Red Barn, on Oak Bay Ave.

After work grocery shopping at Red Barn Market with co-workers! So happy we’re neighbours, Red Barn. Everyone is out and about this evening on Oak Bay Ave. #NotRainingYet #NowItIsRaining

Jay Kreiger holds his bike up at the top of the rock on Vancouver Island.

Tour de Rock fundraising with Jay Krieger

We are thrilled to announce that we will be supporting Jay Krieger’s efforts to fundraise as part of his involvement with Tour de Rock! We’ve started our own fundraising, and we will be matching funds that you give us, either at the office, or online, until October 4th. Jay will be riding from September 22nd

Old guy pours olive oil over his dressing!

Some summer recipes that we love

There’s nothing quite like the fresh fruits, veggies, salads and drinks that are so often paired with hot summery days! From local produce to icy drinks, summer is a great time to try out some new recipes, and maybe even use those extra daylight…

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