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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…

Mike shows us his non-existent mustache in preparation for Movember in Victoria

Movember in Victoria, coming soon

Mike tells us about Movember, a fundraiser that helps men think about health in a different way, and that has many benefits for our community…

Four Falcon Gymnastics sit with their backs to the camera, wearing their team warm up jackets

Falcon Gymnastics athletes

Look at these athletes from our communities! This is why we do what we do…

The fog rises off the water in the early morning of the Whistler 70.3 Ironman Triathlon

Waiting to start, in races and in life

Waiting for a race to start is an intense moment of quiet sandwiched between months of training and a day of careful execution…

An athlete has a heaving bar resting on her shoulders behind her head and she's sweating.

How to be happy at the gym (do you even lift?)

In which Mae explains everything you need to know and find in order to be happy lifting weights at the gym…

Dr. Alan Vukusic and his family pose in their mountain biking gear in the mountains of BC

Story of recovery, by Dr. Alan Vukusic, Emergency Room Doctor

Watch this short video and hear the story of Dr. Vukusic’s injury and his road to recovery and the crucial role that physiotherapy played…

Athletes get prepped in the background

XTERRA Victoria, Durrance Lake

The XTERRA Victoria race of 2016 is one for the books…

A concert violinist focuses during a symphony performance

Reflections on “elite athlete”

Here at Arbutus we work with athletes and we believe in the power of sport. But lately we’ve been a little bit curious about digging deeper into what “athlete” or “elite athlete” means…

Garden City 2016

As proud sponsors of Falcon Gymnastics, we’re happy to be available to support athletes this weekend at the Garden City Invitational…

A triathlete stretches their quad in preparation for a run.

Recovering from knee surgery (part 1)

In which Mike explains how knee surgery, and recovery from knee surgery, can be a little bit like planning for a race…

Two photos of the oldest women to be finishing Ironman Triathlons, Harriet Anderson and Madonna Buder

Meet Harriet Anderson, Madonna Buder, triathletes

We’re still learning things about life long activity. We hope you’re as inspired by these athletes as we are …

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