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, concussion management, and a Registered Massage Therapists.
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.
Parking: Oakridge Physiotherapy clients may park in any space at the Oakridge Baptist Church located right next door to our clinic.
Clinical research is vital in the field of physiotherapy. Physiotherapists regularly take broad new evidence based research to back up their treatments methods. Read more →
This article will deal with tingling or numbness as it applies to these two conditions, although there are many other conditions such as impingement of the cervical nerves or sciatica that may also produce paraesthesia. Read more →
Causes of shin pain include compartment syndrome, which we look at under its own heading, nerve entrapment, vascular insufficiency, inflammation and bone stress. Read more →
As a cricket player, avoiding injuries is something every player would like to possibly do. Here are the most common injuries sustained by these players, along with the symptoms and physiotherapy treatments for each injury. Read more →
An ultrasound machine, which is very commonly used in physiotherapy, works by using high frequency sound waves (that can’t be heard by the human ear) to effectively treat deep tissue injuries. Read more →
Gait, sometimes called ambulation, is the way a person walks. Gait analysis is a detailed inspection of how a person walks. Read more →
Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, with a little bit of imagination you can have fun without sacrificing your fitness level. Read more →
Exercises for arthritis centre around gentle stretching movements, such as are done in Yoga, tai chi and Pilates. Read more →
Swimming, bowling and computer use are some activities that eventually lead to muscle adhesions as a result of overuse. Read more →
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