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Shoulder Pain

Shoulder Pain Shoulders happen to be extremely prone to injury since the ball of the upper arm is larger than the socket that holds it. This results in many problems such as sprains, strains, dislocations, rotator cuff tears and frozen shoulder. If…

Knee Pain

Knee Pain Sore knees are a common complaint for British Columbians of all ages. Sore knees are often caused by a sudden injury, like a twisting motion that can tear a ligament or the meniscus, but knee injuries can also occur through routine…

Balance Tips, Prevent Falls

If you have fallen or fear you are at risk of falling, your physiotherapist can help. Approximately 30% of older adults will fall at least once each year. An injury, such as a fracture or sprain, will occur in 50% of those who fall. This…

Vertigo and Dizzyness

Dizzyness and Vertigo There are many causes of dizziness & vertigo, some of which are treatable with physiotherapy. In particular, we can address problems with the vestibular apparatus in the inner ear, and dysfunction of the joints and…

Foot Orthotics

When standing and walking, we are subjected to forces that produce stress and strain throughout our bodies. When a foot imbalance is present there can be abnormal forces on the feet, knees, hips, back and/or neck that lead to pain and poor function.…

Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy right here on the Saanich Peninsula! Massage Therapy is a hands-on manipulation of the soft tissue and joints of the body. The soft tissues include muscle, skin, tendons and associated fascia, ligaments and joint capsules. Massage…

Biomechanical Running Analysis

Running Analysis We are proud to offer Running Assessments to our community on the Saanich Peninsula and runners in Brentwood Bay, Sidney, and Victoria. Our Physiotherapist Scott Simpson has worked with our National Track and Field team internationally…

Running and Osteoarthritis! Good news

Williams, P.T. OSTEOARTHRITIS IN RUNNERS AND WALKERS Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise DISCUSSION The number of runners studied here is larger than any previous study of physical activity and OA and hip replacement and exceeds…
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Back Pain and Neck Pain

Back and neck pain are among the most widespread reasons patients seek physiotherapy.  And back pain is one of the most common medical problems, affecting 80% of people at some point during their lives. Back pain can range from a dull, constant…
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Manual Therapy for Back and Neck Pain

See the Big Picture. Treat the CAUSE of injury. This is the 'hands-on' of physiotherapy which is found at the Saanich Physiotherapy and Sports Clinic. Although there are certain improvements that can be made by stretching and massage alone,…