Our Team at Royal Oak Physiotherapy

At Royal Oak Physiotherapy, we have been offering personalized physiotherapy and supervised gym programs since 1991. We understand what it is like to be in pain when you're facing physical challenges. We have an experienced and friendly team who can help with pain or injuries. Call us to schedule an appointment.

Christine McCreath
Physiotherapist

Christine graduated from the McGill University. She worked at Victoria General Hospital for five years and gathered a wide range of experience while working on all wards, ending with being a senior on pediatrics. She operated a home-based clinic while her children were young. Later, she moved up to Royal Oak Physiotherapy clinic in 1999. While she loves treating people of all age groups, she does have an affinity for children and seniors.

RACHEL HOULE
TRAINER, REHABILITATION SPECIALIST AND HOLISTIC NUTRITIONIST

Rachel Houle is a rehabilitation specialist, personal trainer, fascial stretch therapist, and registered holistic nutritionist. She's originally from Montreal. And, for the past 14 years, she has been striving to coach the Broadmead community into an active and healthy lifestyle. She is fluent in French and English. Many have taken her numerous fitness classes at Saanich Commonwealth Place or visited her at her urban farm market. She loves outdoor fitness, plant-based ethnic cooking, growing food, yoga, and tropical destinations. She is very creative with her workout programs and never fails to make working out, a fun experience!

K.SCOTT SIMPSON
FCAMPT, DrPT, MClScPT, BSc. PT, BSc.Kin

Scott completed a post-doctoral fellowship (FCAMPT) in Physiotherapy at University of Western Ontario, having previously completed Doctorate and Masters degrees. He enjoys applying the most up to date evidence-based treatments to help patients get objectively-based results better in fewer visits using Manual therapy, education and therapeutic exercise. He is proud to serve our local community and is committed to providing one-on-one care with integrity, innovation and energy. Scott continually seeks out the most innovative and evidence based therapies. In addition, he is a certified IMS and functional dry needling practitioner. He actively mentors other therapists in their pursuit of excellence.

 

Scott completed his professional Physiotherapy degree at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia after doing a degree in Kinesiology. He was an Academic and Athletic All-Canadian during this time. In 2000, he was awarded a yearlong Scholarship at the Australian Institute of Sport, working with world-class scientists and athletes. He has continued to develop his knowledge over the years by taking a multitude of advanced orthopedic and sports related courses. He has worked with numerous elite sports disciplines including triathlon, rowing, soccer and athletics. He has been honoured to provide his professional skills internationally as Team Physiotherapist for the Canadian National Team.

 

Scott has been an avid athlete from a young age and understands the impact and benefits that activity can have on the body. He has participated in soccer, golf, hockey and baseball at a provincial level, but has excelled in endurance sports, notably distance running. A Canadian National Team member spanning 2001-2010, Scott was the 2006 Canadian National Champion at the 10k distance. He has been the BC road racing champion (2009 and 2010) and top Canadian in the TC10k. He has won the local Bazan Bay 5k twice, His personal best over the 10k distance is 29:33.

 

KIERAN BAIRD
PT, MScPT, BScKin

Kieran is a graduate of the Master of Science in Physiotherapy program at the University of Alberta. He has participated in recent clinical placements with focus on knee and shoulder injuries, exercise-based rehabilitation, and manual therapy. He has a particular interest in overuse injuries in both athletics and occupational settings. Additionally, he believes strongly in the increasing role for physiotherapy in injury prevention.

 

Kieran grew up in Riding Mountain National Park in south western Manitoba. A lifelong runner and cross-country skier, he competed nationally in both sports as a university student, and spent time racing and travelling internationally with cross country skiing. He also has a background in competitive soccer, badminton, and martial arts. Last winter, he was the Assistant Coach of the Camrose Ski Club master’s and youth racing teams, as well as the University of Alberta Augustana Nordic Teams.

 

A former wildland firefighter for several summers in southwestern Alberta, Kieran also has insight into the challenges and common injuries that occur in physically demanding occupations. His goal is to provide practical and personalized rehabilitation that fits the time constraints and lifestyles of those balancing a busy career with an active lifestyle.

 

Outside of work, Kieran enjoys many outdoor activities, bouldering, and participating in community sports programs. As a new Victoria resident, he is looking for good trail running routes and coffee shop suggestions.

MAGGIE BELL
MScPT, BScKin

Maggie completed her Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology and Health Sciences at the University of British Columbia in 2015, after which she moved to Glasgow, Scotland to pursue her Master’s degree in Physiotherapy at Glasgow Caledonian University.

 

Maggie’s interests and experience include working with varsity athletes, physical activity promotion, and concussion rehabilitation and research.

 

She has a particular interest working with kids and helping young performers thrive!

 

Maggie loves all types of sports, and trained competitively in volleyball, soccer, and running. Now, she still enjoys playing volleyball, running, hiking, yoga, and being outdoors or in the mountains.

 

Maggie is excited to be back on the west coast and to start helping people get moving and back to their physical activities!

TIM CAMPS
PT, BSc

Tim Camps graduated from Fonty’s University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands, attaining his Degree in Physiotherapy with honours. His final clinical internships were highly focused on sports physiotherapy, applied exercise rehabilitation as well as manual therapy. Tim believes in a functional rehabilitation process, using the newest research to create a tailored treatment solution and working together to reach the patients desired goals. Tim is interested in further pursuing his passion for sports physiotherapy.

 

Growing up on Salt Spring Island and being an avid athlete, at the age of 12 Tim travelled three times a week to play soccer in Victoria. While juggling soccer, Tim also played basketball, enjoyed running and cycling. At the age of 17 he moved to the Netherlands to pursue his career in physiotherapy. Being an international program, Tim was able to meet a multitude of different people, allowing him to learn and appreciate a variety of different cultures.

 

In his off time, you will find Tim training in the gym, running, playing soccer or strapping on a backpack and diving back into nature. Being a key member of the team, Tim is an active community member. He provides quality care and promotes a positive setting to those seeking rehabilitation.

Information

Royal Oak Physiotherapy

205-4475 Viewmont Ave.

Victoria, BC 

V8Z 6L8

Phone: 250-479-5112

Fax: 250 652 0313

Email: royaloakphysio@outlook.com

Hours

Monday 07:30 AM - 05:00 PM

Tuesday 07:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Wednesday - Friday 07:30 AM - 05:00 PM

After-hour appointments available by request.

SERVICE AREA

  • Serving Victoria and Surrounding Areas

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