IMS Vancouver

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What is IMS Vancouver? IMS or Intramuscular Stimulation is the use of an acupuncture needle to relieve pressure/pain in a muscle. Ultimately, this will loosen the muscle to help change the course of pain in the muscle. We have many qualified physios at Burrard Physio who can perform IMS in Vancouver.  A tight painful muscle […]

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GLA:D Exercise Program Vancouver

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What is GLA:D Exercise Program for Knee and Hip? The GLA:D exercise program in Vancouver is an education and exercise program aimed to help people with hip and knee osteoarthritis (OA) manage symptoms, pain, and loss of function. Based on OA research with feedback from people with OA, as well as healthcare professionals who provide […]

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Vancouver Sports Physiotherapy

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  Sports Physio Blog Our previous blog looked at what physiotherapy is at our wonderful Vancouver sports physio clinic. It provided insight into what to expect when coming for your initial assessment and subsequent visits. Now we want to provide some insight into some of the typical injuries we see related to sports. As a […]

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Best Physiotherapy Clinic Vancouver

Last year Burrard Physiotherapy Clinic was named one of the 10 best physiotherapy clinics in Vancouver! In honour of this recognition let’s take a look into what the Best Physiotherapy Clinic in Vancouver has to offer and what to expect.     What is Physiotherapy? Before we dive into our amazing clinic let’s first have […]

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Vestibular Physiotherapy Vancouver

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Vestibular Physiotherapy  Do you suffer from dizziness, vertigo or balance issues? Have you tried seeing a physiotherapist to manage these symptoms? Before answering that question let’s take a look at what vestibular dysfunction is and what vestibular physiotherapy is. You are not alone! Vestibular system disturbances are very common. Almost 40% of North Americans over […]

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Physiotherapist Back Specialist

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All physiotherapists who work in a private orthopedic setting, have likely done postgraduate studies in the area of spine and spinal health. However, we are not able to claim we are specialists. However, we can have areas of interest, that we choose to do more intense areas of studying in. If you are wondering about […]

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Top 10 Vancouver Physiotherapy Clinic

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The Best of Vancouver Physiotherapy Clinics   Today we share some exciting news! We have been added to the list of Vancouver’s Top 10 Physiotherapy clinics.It is thrilling to be recognized by our peers and clients as the best of Vancouver Physiotherapy clinics as we know we are a unique clinic in our community. So with […]

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Bike Fitting Vancouver 

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 Vancouver Bike Fitting Tips Sadly, We have lost our bike fitter, physio Thomas. He has moved to the Island.  We are working on finding a replacement, but it is not an easy feat to be able to do bike fits properly. There are courses one must do to be qualified for this task. However, in […]

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Physiotherapy at Home

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Physiotherapy at Home Vancouver   It took a global pandemic to force healthcare providers to pivot into the virtual world, and I can’t see virtual care disappearing anytime soon. As with the rest of the industry, we in the physio world had to come up with in-home physiotherapy options. The first option being telehealth.  Telehealth […]

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Ankle Sprain Rehab

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Ankle Injury Rehabilitation Explained If you are in the unfortunate circumstance of needing your injured ankle rehabilitated due to a strain or sprain we have some tips for you. Obviously, the best line of care is to visit your local physiotherapist to have your injury examined in person, as some strains and sprains may be […]

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Downtown Vancouver Physiotherapy Clinic Accepts ICBC

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Downtown Vancouver Physio Clinic Talks ICBC and Whiplash.  Should you ever be in the unfortunate circumstance of needing some care for your body’s aches and pains after a motor vehicle accident (MVA), Burrard Physio can help you deveolope a treatment plan.  Here are some common questions we receive after a client experiences an MVA. What […]

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Vancouver Sports Physiotherapist Alice Podmore

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Vancouver Sport Physio Alice Podmore  Burrard Physiotherapy is proud to have our very own physiotherapist Alice Podmore complete the comprehensive, time-consuming, exhausting diploma in Sports Physiotherapy.  What is a Sports Physiotherapist? In the words of: sportphysio.ca “A ‘Sport Physiotherapist’ is a Physiotherapist who has completed the Diploma in Sport Physiotherapy through Sport Physiotherapy Canada (a […]

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Active Rehabilitation, Athletic Therapy, Kinesiology, Physiotherapy

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Burrard Physio a Vancouver Physiotherapy Clinic Explains Treatment Options.  When it comes to one’s rehabilitation needs, there may be a few phases and options throughout the duration of one’s care. Typically, one starts with passive treatment (Physiotherapy) which involves the physio doing a comprehensive assessment, diagnosis, and treatment plan. Often it will be the physio […]

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What to Consider When Choosing a Physiotherapy Clinic in Vancouver.

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Downtown physiotherapy clinics in Vancouver, how to choose? There are many options out there these days for someone looking to book a physiotherapist in Vancouver. So how do you choose the right clinic for you? Let’s see if we can help you here.  Do you need a specialist? For example, do you need a physio […]

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Looking for a Physiotherapy Clinic Downtown Vancouver? 

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Welcome to Burrard Physiotherapy, a Renowned Downtown Clinic Located in Vancouver, B.C. Burrard Physio was established in 1982 and has carried on a legacy of upstanding treatment for all who walk through our doors. We have 9 fully registered physiotherapists, with 2 more joining us in the fall of 2021. We also have a Pilates […]

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5 Tips from Burrard Physiotherapy for Vancouver’s Golf Season

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Downtown Vancouver Clinic Burrard Physiotherapy Talks Golf  Vancouver is a paradise location for golfers; with a season lasting longer than most, we see a lot of golfers in our clinic with various complaints. Here are a few tips to help you play golf happy and healthy.   Tip1: Warm up properly before your game or driving […]

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Downtown Vancouver Physiotherapy Clinic Explains Back Pain

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Vancouver Physiotherapy Clinic Explains Back Pain Back pain affects four out of five Canadians at some point in their lifetime. Most commonly between the ages of 30-50, with no major differences in stats when comparing those who identify themselves as males or females. The most common mechanisms of injury I see in the clinic, are […]

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Physiotherapy Vancouver, A Clinic’s Story of 2020.

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Our Vancouver Physiotherapy Clinic Tells its Story from 2020 Well, what a year. Burrard Physiotherapy chose to close its doors a few days before our health authority required all physio and all health care clinics to in March of 2020 as the Covid-19 Pandemic officially entered our community of BC.  It was a tough few months […]

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Downtown Vancouver Anti-gravity Treadmill

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Active Rehabilitation Using an Anti-gravity Treadmill We are one of the very few clinics in British Columbia to be able to offer our client’s the use of a NASA-designed anti-gravity treadmill. This treadmill has played an instrumental role in our client care and has allowed us to get our clients moving towards their goals in […]

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