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 an exercise therapist specializing in Spinal/Sports Rehabilitation, post-stroke rehab, fitness training and concussion management, as well as 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!
As a science-based practice, physiotherapy uses facts, theories and hypotheses and tests them against available data. Read more →
Physiotherapists are knowledgeable in the areas of anatomy, physiology and kinesiology, thus they are well equipped to perform ergonomic consulting in the workplace and the home. Read more →
Compartment syndrome is a condition caused by swelling within the space or "compartment" that contains muscles, nerves, blood vessels and bones. 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 →
The word acupuncture comes from the Latin word for needle (acus) and it means "puncturing of bodily tissue for the relief of pain". Read more →
One of the most common injuries among athletes is rupture of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament, one of the four main ligaments in the knee. 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 →
Instead of lying on the couch, speak to your physiotherapist about other forms of exercise you can do that will not aggravate your injury and at the same time help you stay fit. Read more →
How can a parent get his/her child actively engaged in outdoor activities in order to lead a healthy lifestyle? Read more →
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