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Preventing golf injuries

Golf Injuries are more common than you think! While golf is considered a low-impact sport, golf injuries are common and often due to overuse or poor mechanics. The areas injured, in order of most to least frequent, are the lower back, elbow, wrist and hand, and shoulder. Golf Injury Treatment Want to improve your golf […]

Shin splints 101

MEDIAL TIBIAL STRESS SYNDROME AKA – SHIN SPLINTS Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome is a common injury of the lower leg in athletes. What is Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome? Medial tibial stress syndrome is a common injury in runners and other athletes alike. The most commonly reported symptoms of MTSS is a vague, diffuse pain of […]

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Back to Balance with Laura Graham

Back to Balance with Laura Graham   This brand new one-on-one balance program now being offered through Saanich Physiotherapy at our Elk Lake location is specifically geared towards our senior clients that wish to maintain or further improve their balance.   “Across our senior population specifically, balance and falls risk are a growing concern. I’ve […]

COVID 19 Infection Control Measures- Levels of Protection at Clinic

WSBC Levels of protection and specific guidelines at Saanich Physiotherapy and Sports Clinic You can expect to see some changes when you next see your therapist at the clinic. We are doing our very best to ensure the health and safety of our community. • First level protection (elimination): Use policies and procedures to limit […]

4 Running Clinic 2.0

4Running Clinic Would you like to improve your running economy by learning to run more efficiently? Have injuries derailed your attempts to improve as a runner before? Would you like to learn how to fuel your runs? Do you want to condition your body for achieving better results? If you’ve answered “Yes” to any of […]

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Harriers Pioneer 8K Road Race

Harriers Pioneer 8K Road Race 41st Annual Event hosted by the Prairie Inn Harriers Running Club Saanich Physio is honoured  provide therapy services at the 41st Annual Harriers Pioneer 8K Road Race, part of the Vancouver Island Race Series and the BC Athletics Super Series. The race is also the BC 8K Road Race Championship in 2020 […]

The 40th Anniversary Giveaway Winners!!

ANNOUNCING….. THE WINNERS OF SAANICH PHYSIOTHERAPY THE 40TH  ANNIVERSARY  RAFFLE!! CONGRATULATIONS TO EVERYONE! *to claim your prize, please drop in to our Saanichton location (7865 Patterson Road, Saanichton) after December 17th and show us your ticket – we will set you up!  Please claim your prize by February 1, 2020* Winners of one Shockwave Treatment 613310 […]

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Why Exercise?

Understanding the “Why” behind Movement & Exercise How do our mindset and beliefs around exercise affect the decisions we make? This blog explores the nitty-gritty of the “why” movement and exercise are beneficial to you in order to help you make the change you are seeking. As Physiotherapists, one part of our job is to […]

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4Running Run Clinic -Join up!

4running Run Clinic Would you like to improve your running economy by learning to run more efficiently? Have injuries derailed your attempts to improve as a runner before? Would you like to learn how to fuel your runs? Do you want to condition your body for achieving better results? If you’ve answered “Yes” to any […]