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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…

Barbara Rober and her partner, volunteer guy, pos at the podium.

What a day to race and fundraise on behalf of the Victoria Sexual Assault Centre

We had a quite a team of practitioners out on Sunday, June 24th, for the Triathlon of compassion. We were proud to provide treatments for so many people! We had a steady stream of athletes coming in to see us to get some post-race recovery treatment and assessment. We’ve been sponsoring this event for a

A woman runs down the middle of the road during a half marathon.

Three ways signing up for a half marathon changed my life

Running was the perfect sport. Low maintenance, cost-effective, and could be done at literally any time of day. Many discussions with my running friends later, I was registered in my city’s “Hypothermic Half Marathon,” …

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)

Parking map for Arbutus Physiotherapy

Parking in and around Amphion Street and Oak Bay Ave

People arrive at our health clinic in every way. They walk, they bike, they bus. They get dropped off. And many folks also drive. As a handy service to those who drive, our team has made a map with some hints about good parking spots. Green and yellow are good places to park with unlimited

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…

A woman does a strength building exercise at the gym while her coach watches carefully.

Safety and good form among the benefits of strength training with a coach

Squat, deadlift, bench press and seated row – does the thought of these movements fill you with a sweaty gym fear? There are a lot of barriers that we can build when it comes to gym workouts. I’ve overcome a lot of them myself and to help ended up taking personal training for 18 months

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 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…

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