Our Staff: Mark Gottfried
Registered Physical Therapist
Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapist
Knee Treatment Special Interest
Custom Knee Bracing
Advanced Functional Dry Needling/IMS
Special Interest in Running Injuries
Post Operative Knee WorksafeBC Accredited Physiotherapy Provider
Special Interest in Track & Field Injuries/Performance Enhancement
WorksafeBC Approved Knee Brace Fitter
WorksafeBC Post Surgical Rehabilitation
Mark graduated with an advanced degree in Occupational Therapy from Karlova Universita (Charles University) in Prague, Czech Republic in 1989. He worked in Vienna, Austria from 1989 to 1990.
He has obtained his Physiotherapy degree from University of British Columbia, Vancouver in 1996. He’s been practicing in Victoria ever since.
Since his graduation Mark has pursued a variety of postgraduate courses in manual therapy including extensive courses in spinal manipulation through Jim Meadows at the SWODEAM INSTITUTE. In addition to his interest in manual therapy Mark has an extensive experience in post-surgical rehabilitation. Mark has a special interest in post surgical knee rehabilitation. Mark is highly qualified and experienced in physiotherapy for ACL knee reconstruction, meniscus tear, knee arthroscopy, knee replacement, knee injuries, and people with knee pain.
Mark Gottfried is a member of the medical team for Athletics Canada. Recently Mark has been selected as the Physiotherapist for the Under 20 World Athletics Championships m in Narobi, Kenya from August 17th -22nd, 2021. He previously worked the the Pan Am Cross country championships in Boca Raton, Florida this spring (March 1-5, 2017).
Mark’s off work passion is diving and skiing. He is an accomplished Technical Diving Instructor with 2000+ dives. He is very active in local diving community with his teaching. Mark has been hired on number of occasions to provide under water video on remote shipwrecks all over the world including Micronesia, Venezuela, Egypt, Bahamas and Dutch Antilles.
Mark Gottfried practices at our main Victoria Physiotherapy, Acupuncture, Pilates & Massage Therapy Clinic.
Phone: 250-598-9828 Website: http://www.shelbournephysio.ca