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 right next door to our clinic. Parking is available in the South parking lot only.
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 →
Treatment for osteoarthritis will centre on pain management, improving range of motion, maintaining muscular strength and endurance and slowing the progression of the disease. Read more →
Many athletes make the mistake of thinking that more is better, but this is not always the case. Read more →
The game of squash is a high-impact, fast moving one that lends itself to a lot of injuries, some of which may be severe. 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 →
Gait, sometimes called ambulation, is the way a person walks. Gait analysis is a detailed inspection of how a person walks. Read more →
Some people suffer from chronic back pain and have resigned themselves to accepting this as their fate, however with the help of physiotherapy, back pain can be eliminated. 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 →
Breathing right can strengthen the heart and lungs, provide energy, speed up recovery from illness and calm the nerves, among other things. Read more →
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