Category: Updates

A giant cedar logs rests on a beach near Victoria, British Columbia.

Clinic opening for in-person appointments on Tuesday, May 19th

We are pleased to announce we will be opening our clinic again for in-person appointments beginning Tuesday, May 19th. In order to keep you and our staff safe, here are some of the new policies we have implemented at Arbutus.

Forest and ocean on Vancouver Island.

Video conference appointments

The Physiotherapy College of British Columbia has communicated today that there are no more in-person appointments for physiotherapy services. We’re still providing appointments by video conference and by phone. These virtual appointments can help you continue to recover from injury, help manage your pain, and provide you with the exercises and support you need.

An athlete sits in her living room getting ready for an online appointment with Sandy Wilson.

Online video appointments are now available

In accordance with the province’s recommendations for social distancing, we have now set-up Tele-Rehab physiotherapy sessions. We’re very excited to make available one-on-one online appointments for you…

The Victoria Johnson Street Bridge in the morning light, looking glorious.

COVID-19 update on community care: stay home, essential services provided

We are in the process of scaling back to acute care and urgent needs patients to promote social distancing…

Mountains, ocean and blue sky come together in a serene view of Vancouver Island.

COVID-19 and community care

We are posting today due to the growing concern with COVID-19 caused by the coronavirus. We want to assure you that we are taking extra precautions to protect our patients, staff, and community.   What we are doing to reduce transmission of COVID-19 Our staff are kept up-to-date with information taken directly from the Public Health

Jessica Cadangan and Scott Holden say goodbye in the sunset twilight of our old clinic.

Our last weekend at this location

We’re into the last weekend for our existing clinic location. On Monday morning we’re opening our doors at 1928 Oak Bay Ave – it’s just a few steps away. This is Jessica Cadangan! She’s a new member of our team and a registered physiotherapist. Thanks Jessica for helping us mark the twilight of this clinic!

Sandy Wilson looking down, Sandy Wilson laughing, at the new location of Arbutus at 1928 Oak Bay Ave.

We’re moving to 1928 Oak Bay Ave!

We have some news! We’re moving to a new location. It’s very close to where we’re currently located. We’re moving to 1928 Oak Bay Ave, right across the street from Red Barn Market. We’re so excited! It’s a beautiful new home for our growing team. Our doors will open in this new location on Monday

A message in a bottle, resting in the intertidal zone of a Pacific Northwest beach.

You can now subscribe to our seasonal health centre newsletter

We’ve officially launched a seasonal newsletter! We are excited to announce our new seasonal newsletter with everything from exercises and recipes we’re loving, to announcements and community events. Want more of us? Subscribe to…

Sandy on her bike and in the run in Penticton, 2017.

Race report – ITU Triathlon World Championship 2017

Race report, ITU World Triathlon Championship: The water conditions were close to perfect and we were allowed to wear our wetsuits which is a huge relief for most triathletes. As with all open water triathlons it was a bit rough with some kicking and punching as we passed each buoy…

Construction on Amphion street.

Construction along Amphion Street

there is some construction along Amphion Street. This may interfere with parking availability in front of the clinic between 7:00am and 5:00pm, Monday through Friday…

A practitioner presses on a patients neck and trap as part of discovery and treatment.

Professional development with ConnectTherapy in Vancouver

Libby tells us about her recent professional engagement with Connect Therapy in Vancouver in which she is deepening her practice and learning new ways to understand and investigate injury…

The sun sets over the Victoria harbour and cranes are in the foreground; construction ensues.

Happy new year, Victoria!

A new year is a good time to examine life and goals, values and interests, and plans for the…

Apples and colour leaves rest on a sunny deck.

Happy Labour Day weekend

The long weekend is here and we hope everyone has a good rest and lots of fun and a happy autumn…

The sun sets over the rail road tracks in Vicoria BC

Clinic closed Friday and Saturday (July 1st and 2nd) for Canada Day

We’re closing the clinic on Friday and Saturday, July 1st and 2nd…

Two young girls walk down a path together: "Wishing you peace and joy in 2016"

Happy New Year

Welcome to 2016 everyone! We want to take a moment and thank everyone for being wonderful and for helping us to have a good year …

Arbutus Physiotherapy and Health Centre gift Certificate (in a tree)

More gift certificates available

Do you have a person in your life that is hard to buy for? Does he have one of everything? Consider getting the people you care for a gift certificate so they can…