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Online Booking Now Available

Online Booking Now Available

We are pleased to announce that convenient Online Booking is now available for most of our Victoria Physiotherapy Practitioners. Shelbourne Physiotherapy, Pilates & Massage is a locally owned health company with 3 locations in beautiful Victoria & Saanich, British Columbia. Our clinics offer Physiotherapy, IMS (Intramuscular Stimulation) & Dry Needling, Kinesiology, Exercise Rehabilitation, Massage Therapy, […]

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New Physiotherapist in Downtown Victoria BC

We are pleased to welcome experienced FCAMPT Physiotherapist Faraley Vander Schilden to our Victoria Cook Street Clinic team! Faraley is a Certified Gunn Intramuscular Stimulation  (IMS) Practitioner and enjoys treating all orthopedic and sports injuries.   Shelbourne Physiotherapy, Pilates & Massage is a locally owned health company with 3 locations in beautiful Victoria & Saanich, […]

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Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist in Victoria BC

PELVIC FLOOR PHYSIOTHERAPY IN VICTORIA BC Laura Werner is a Registered Physiotherapist with specific training in the management and treatment of pelvic floor problems, men’s and women’s incontinence, chronic pelvic pain, pelvic organ prolapse, constipation and the pregnant and postpartum pelvis. Laura is an experienced Physiotherapist and has completed many postgraduate courses in incontinence, pelvic […]

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Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) in Victoria

SHOCKWAVE THERAPY A revolutionary treatment for painless mobility What Conditions Can Be Treated? Shockwave Therapy can be used to treat a wide variety of musculoskeletal conditions, in particular, those involving areas where major connective tissue attaches to bone. Common sites that can be successfully treated are: · Foot – Plantar Fasciitis & Achilles tendonitis · […]

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Whiplash Treatment

What is Whiplash? Whiplash is a non-medical term used to describe neck pain following an injury typically to the soft tissues of the neck (specifically ligaments, tendons, and muscles). Whiplash is caused by an abnormal motion or force applied to the neck that causes movement beyond the neck’s normal range of motion. It is usually […]

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When Should You Seek Treatment for Incontinence?

You should seek treatment for incontinence when you are not able to control your bladder or bowel as you once did. Loss of bladder or bowel control could be the first symptom of something more serious; usually it is not. Many people change their lifestyle when their bladder or bowel habits begin to control their […]

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Real Time Ultrasound

Shelbourne Physiotherapy now offers Real-Time imaging to assist the recovery and aid in the prevention of  pelvic floor problems. Our specially-trained Physiotherapists Penny Salmas and Lindsay Baker can image the deep muscles in your  lower abdominal area and pelvis to check if they are working correctly or even working at all! Its important to learn […]

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Do not stretch before activity

Do not Stretch before Strenuous Activity Static stretching alone is not recommended as an appropriate form of warm-up, specially with people participating in events that require strength and explosive power, more so than endurance. It loosens muscles and their accompanying tendons, making them less able to store energy and spring into action, like lax elastic […]

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What are Shin Splints and how do I prevent them?

What are Shin Splints and how do I prevent them? Shin Splints are an inflammatory condition of the front part of the tibia and refers to the pain in the shins located in the front of the lower legs. Shin Splints can be quite common in athletes who do stop start sports such as tennis, soccer, […]

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5 Ways to Prevent Muscle Tears

Muscle Tear Maintain your flexibility by stretching or using a roller between bouts of exercise or games. Always warm up and cool down- prepare the muscles for work and give them a chance to relax. Stay hydrated to maintain suppleness – remember the body is mostly fluid, drying out makes muscles brittle. Playing fatigued increase […]

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