What is Physio?

What is Physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy keeps you moving!


  • is primary health care (No Doctors Referral Necessary in British Columbia)
  • helps you reach your maximum strength and movement potential, whether you’re able bodied or disabled
  • provides preventive, diagnostic and rehabilitative services to help you achieve your optimal function after injury or disease
  • involves you in setting your own treatment goals
  • encourages your independence
  • is a non-intrusive, cost-effective choice for managing your health


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Every practicing physiotherapist in British Columbia has graduated from an accredited Canadian university degree program or its equivalent. They have completed a minimum of four years academic training and a clinical internship.

To practice in B.C., physiotherapists must be licensed by the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia. The College sets and enforces educational and practice standards.