Colin Beattie, MPT, BSc (Kin)
Colin holds a Bachelor of Kinesiology with a focus in Sports Injury Management from Acadia University and a Masters of Physical Therapy from The University of British Columbia. He holds his certification for medical acupuncture from the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute and continues to pursue the latest research in pain management techniques. As a Kinesiologist and registered Physiotherapist, olin is trained in the analysis of human movement and uses these skills to assess, diagnosis and treat a wide variety of musculoskeletal injuries throughout the body with a particular interest in lumbo-pelvic dysfunction and tendon rehab. He is an annual guest lecturer at the school of Physical Therapy at UBC discussing the complex nature of pain and how it relates the healing process.
Colin has spent the past decade working with a variety of injures, honing his skills in both hands on care and pathology in order to guide someone to their ultimate recovery goal. You see, physical therapy is more than just exercise and hands on care. It is the art of empowering someone to take back his or her life. He does this by thoroughly educating a patient on their current injury status and exploring their ultimate goal. Pain an experience that can bring on both physical and emotional distress and although treating your pain is a priority, getting your life back is his ultimate goal. Everyone has a story to tell and in a session with Colin you can expect an attentive ear and a well thought out plan to your success. He understands that the most frustrating thing about experiencing an injury is a lack of understanding on how to get from where you are to where you want to be. In other words, people come in to see Colin with pain but they finish with a new lease on life. It is this approach that has earned him a place as one of the top three Physiotherapists in Victoria for the past 3 years by threebestrated.ca. If this sounds like a journey you want to take then you may be a good fit for his unique and individual recovery strategies. So before you call and book in start thinking how you want your life to really look. We’ll see you soon!