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 the Oakridge Baptist Church parking lot located adjacent to the entrance to the lot on the SOUTH side, right next door to our clinic. The Oakrdige Baptis Church wishes to support our clients by offering parking on the SOUTH side of the church, closest to our clinic. Unauthorized vehicles in the lot will be towed. We ask all clients using the lot to sign in upon there arrival to the clinic. Thank you!
In cases where functional movement is compromised, doctors often refer their patients to physiotherapists. He/she will write an order authorising the form of treatment he desires. Read more →
Joint injuries are among the most common problems experienced by physiotherapy patients. These injuries may result from trauma such as injury or from wear and tear to the joint as in the case of arthritis. Read more →
Overuse, overtraining, weak muscles and tendons, trauma, poor technique and incorrect footwear can all lead to foot injuries. In this article we will look at some of the most common foot injuries and how physiotherapy can help. Read more →
Basketball injuries can be nagging long term, so getting the right physiotherapy and treatment and advice following injury is essential Read more →
Athletes regularly perform exercises to maintain or improve strength. Read more →
Pain, loss of energy, restricted movements will all want to stay between the covers, however whether you rest or rehabilitate will depend on a lot of factors. Read more →
Whether you are an athlete in the prime of life, an elderly person or someone recuperating from an illness, walking is one form of exercise that nearly everyone can, and should, participate in. Read more →
Improper form in weight training can lead to sprains, strains, fractures and other types of injury that can side-line you for some time to come. Read more →
A fad is an idea, practice or habit that crops up suddenly and is gone in a short space of time. This is not only unrealistic, but unhealthy. Read more →
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