OAKRIDGE PHYSIOTHERAPY CENTRE
Oakridge Physiotherapy Centre (OPC) is a leading physiotherapy clinic serving Vancouver, the
Oakridge community, the Cambie corridor, south Vancouver, and Richmond since 1978. We
are located in the Prelude building, one of Vancouver’s newest developments on south Cambie
Street. We are part of an allied health group serving the residents of the lower mainland in
British Columbia in 9 locations.
Oakridge Physiotherapy Centre is one of the most established clinics in Vancouver. We are a
multidisciplinary clinic catering to the needs of our clients. Our physiotherapists are leaders and
teachers in the profession. We provide services for the treatment of Sports Injuries, ICBC
claims for Whiplash and back injuries, WorkSafe BC (WSBC) claims, Neck & Back pain, Post-
Operative Total Hip & Knee Rehabilitation, vestibular rehab for dizziness, and osteopathy
involving cranial-sacral therapy. We have a certified pedorthist on staff offering custom
orthotics and bracing, an exercise therapist specializing in Spinal/Sports Rehabilitation, post-
stroke rehab, and fitness training, a Registered Massage Therapists, and golf swing assessment.
We are affiliated with the New Westminster Salmonbellies, Sr. Men’s Lacrosse team, winners of
24 Mann Cup Championships. Oakridge Physiotherapy is a proud partner with the team in the
provision of physiotherapy for the team.
The “placebo effect” is used to describe a treatment that doesn’t help you in real terms. Physiotherapy relies on quantifiable results that can be measured to prove their effectiveness. Read more →
Physiotherapy is involved in all phases of rehabilitation, from the acute stage through to recovery. We treat patients who have suffered whiplash injuries and provide rehabilitation following fractures and major trauma. Read more →
The hand and wrist are made up of an intricate assortment of bones, ligaments, tendons and nerves. Read more →
The game of tennis is one that requires endurance, flexibility and good overall fitness. Many people become injured while playing tennis either from a sudden impact or from overuse of muscles and joints. Read more →
When a physiotherapist manipulates a joint, it means we take the joint to its end of range and then we perform a quick thrust movement to which takes the joint past its normal range of movement. Read more →
Rupturing your Achilles tendon can be painful and disruptive to your lifestyle and worst of all, can linger for years. Read more →
Upon being discharged from physiotherapy treatment, your physiotherapist will very likely give you a home exercise program of exercises to follow. Read more →
Stretching is a part of exercise that is often ignored, by seasoned athletes as well as ordinary people. Eager to begin their workout, they jump right into it without properly stretching. Read more →
Though a personal trainer can't replace a physiotherapist it is the next best thing while you are training. Read more →
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