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.
Many accidents occur in the home and elsewhere because of a lack of safety. Physiotherapists are extensively trained in educating patients in safety and giving the tools necessary to live a safe life. Read more →
The core muscles have been described as the corset of muscles that wrap around the abdomen and back. Core stability is critical for proper posture, movement and balance. Read more →
The lumbar spine (lower back) withstands the greatest amount of strain during movement and because the ligaments of the lumbar spine are inherently weak, injury is always a possibility. Read more →
Athletic injuries are common and physiotherapists are trained to treat most athletic injuries to ensure a return to sport that is as quick and safe as possible with little chance of re-injury. Read more →
Exercise is essential to recovery from sports injuries, following surgery, after an acute trauma, in the management of acute and chronic low back pain, neck pain and headaches and in the treatment of arthritis and osteoporosis. Read more →
Paediatrics is one of the more challenging but rewarding domains of physiotherapy. Therapists who work with children have the unique advantage of rehabilitating little bodies while having fun doing it. Read more →
Your spine is made up of three main regions: the cervical spine, the thoracic spine and the lumbar spine, which bears a great deal of the body's weight and is vulnerable to strain or injury. Read more →
Childhood obesity carries with it the risk of diabetes, asthma, sleep problems, lack of energy and frequent injuries, all of which can result in poor school performance. Read more →
Exercise is any activity that helps you burn calories, tone your body, help you look and feel better and best of all, give you some fun. Read more →
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