Foot Orthotic benefits

The impact of custom semirigid foot orthotics on pain and disability for individuals with plantar fasciitis. Source: J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2002 Apr;32(4):149-57. Division of Physical Therapy, Program in Human Movement Science, University…

Low Back Pain Indicators

Back Pain Abstract Back pain is common and many people experience long-term problems, yet little is known about what prognostic factors predict long-term outcomes. This study's objective was to determine which factors predict short-…

Saanichton- Our Community

Located on the Saanich Peninsula of Greater Victoria, Saanichton is well known for flowers and rose gardens. Bed and breakfast homes and riding stables are nestled alongside parks, campgrounds, old-growth forests and small farms. This area…

Our community- Brentwood Bay

Previously named Slugget, after pioneer John Sluggett who settled in the area in 1876, the village of Brentwood Bay was given the rather more appealing name in 1925. Brentwood Village takes its name from the English town of Brentwood in Essex,…

About Sidney

Thank you for taking an interest in our picturesque town of Sidney-by-the-Sea. Situated amidst the Gulf Islands with Mount Baker in the distance, you will quickly discover why we are fortunate to live, work and play in this community where you…

Our Physiotherapist Emeritus Jillian Carson

My name is Jillian Carson and I am a physiotherapist living a great life with Parkinson’s in Victoria BC. I was Dx in 2008 and I am now 52. We have all recently finished the Parkinson’s Canada Super walk. Congratulations to all who participated!…

Benefits of Massage Therapy

THE BENEFITS OF MASSAGE THERAPY There are tremendous benefits to be achieved through regular massage therapy treatments from a Registered Massage Therapist.  Whether your need is to have a moment of relaxation, reduce muscle tension or attain…

Physical Therapy for Osteoarthritis

Physical Therapy for Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, and although it is often related to aging, it is not a normal part of aging. Osteoarthritis breaks down the cartilage in the joints and when this cartilage…
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Upper Back and Neck Pain

Upper back and neck pain   Firstly, I want to be clear as to the type of problem we are talking about. This is an aching pain and muscular tension in the upper back and neck which is not due to a specific injury. It is most common in office…
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Steps to Success- Running and Walking tips

By: Dr. Scott Simpson FCAMPT,  Physiotherapist Forward we go! Running is a simple sport, but it's clearly not easy- this is what makes it such a great challenge. I'm a strong believer in doing preventative independent exercises as a means…