Our Staff: Michael Richards
Special Interest in Sports Injuries
Special Interest in Basketball & Weightlifting Injuries
ICBC Approved Physiotherapy Provider
We are pleased to welcome Michael to our Victoria Physiotherapist Team!
Michael Richards graduated from York University in Toronto, Ontario with a Specialized Honours Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology. During his undergraduate degree, he worked in a Physiotherapy/ sports clinic as a Physiotherapy Assistant for many years. He then furthered his education at Queen’s University, receiving a Master’s in Physical Therapy.
Michael is passionate about sports and fitness, having competed in various sports including basketball, soccer, football, Taekwondo, and cross country. He is currently training as a competitive weightlifter and hopes to compete in his first powerlifting competition in 2021.
Michael has experience treating countless types of muscle, joint, and nerve injuries in a wide range of age groups. He firmly believes in a balanced treatment approach including manual therapy and exercise to help people achieve their goals and participate in their daily activities. Michael aims to empower clients with the knowledge and tools needed to prevent any future injury. Michael has completed many post graduate courses on topics such as Barbell rehab, Concussion Prevention, Detection and Management, Acupuncture & Dry Needling.
Being born and raised in Brampton Ontario, Michael moved to Victoria in May 2021 and is currently enjoying all the beauty that Vancouver Island has to offer. He worked previously at Paramount Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic in Brampton, Ontario
Michael Richards practices at our main Physiotherapy, Pilates & Massage Clinic located at 3200 Shelbourne Street #100B, Victoria, B.C.,V8P 5G8.
Michael is accepting new patients. Michael accepts ICBC and WorksafeBC Claims for Physiotherapy.
To book an appointment with Victoria Physiotherapist Michael Richards please call us at 250-598-9828
Shelbourne Physiotherapy, Pilates & Massage is a locally owned health company with locations in beautiful Victoria & Saanich, British Columbia. Our clinics offer Physiotherapy, IMS (Intramuscular Stimulation) & Dry Needling, Kinesiology, Athletic Therapy, Exercise Rehabilitation, Massage Therapy, Sports Rehabilitation, Pelvic Floor Pilates Classes and Research, Post-Operative Rehabilitation, Vestibular, Dizziness & Balance Rehabilitation, Women's health (peri-partum and incontinence), Acupuncture, Hydrotherapy, Scoliosis Treatment, Clinical Osteofit Classes, Osteoporosis Treatment, Aquatherapy, Pool Therapy, Real Time Ultrasound, Arthritis and Osteoarthritis Treatment, Electrical Modalities, Pelvic Floor Physio, Pelvic Pain Physiotherapy, Incontinence Treatment, Thoracic Ring Approach Physiotherapy Treatment, Sports Physiotherapy, Chronic Pain Treatment, Shockwave Therapy (ESWT), Aquatic Therapy, Yoga, Yogalates, Saanich Physiotherapy, Polestar Pilates, Stott Pilates, Clinical Pilates, Scoliosis Treatment, Kinetic Link Training KLT and Custom Knee Bracing, Physiocanhelp.ca.
Our clinics are approved providers for WorksafeBC (WCB) Physiotherapy and ICBC Physiotherapy, Kinesiology & Rehabilitation. We are proud members of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA), the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapy(CAMPT), Sport Physiotherapy Canada, SportmedBC, British Columbia Association of Kinesiologists (BCAK), Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP), Vestibular Disorders Association, ISST International Schroth 3D Scoliosis Therapy, International Society for Medical Shockwave Treatment (ISMST), Think Local Victoria, Canadian Federation of Independent Business(CFIB), the Orthopaedic Division of the CPA and the Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia (PABC) We have a clinic located in Saanich
Shelbourne Physiotherapy staff provide clinical instruction at our Victoria Clinic for students in the UBC Faculty of Medicine. We are an accredited facility for UBC Dept. of Physical Therapy Student Practicums.
Our Saanich & Victoria Physiotherapy clinics are modern and provide a relaxed healing atmosphere with private rooms available. Many Physiotherapy clinics in Victoria work out of a single room or a basement that does not offer the equipment, resources or space to help you recover properly. Our convenient locations make our clinics easy to access from all the neighbourhoods of Victoria, Saanich, Esquimalt and Oak Bay such as Dockside Green, Fairfield, James Bay, Oaklands, Fernwood, Harris Green, Jubilee, Hillside Quadra, Gonzales, Rockland, Gordon Head, Cadboro Bay, Uplands, Downtown Victoria, Cordova Bay, Arbutus, Camosun College Lansdowne Campus and the Songhees. We offer appointment times ranging from 7:00AM to 7:00PM for your convenience. Our Multidisciplinary Health Clinic is located right across the street from the Hillside Shopping Centre. we share a building with the Shelbourne Medical Centre which has a walk in clinic and many great General Practitioners.
We are a friendly, local Victoria & Saanich owned and community based health company designed to meet your individual needs. Our mission is to provide Physiotherapy and related services to the communities of Victoria, Saanich, Oak Bay, Victoria West and Esquimalt and help keep these residents active and healthy. We strive to creatively and professionally maximize client functioning and promote life-long wellness.
Our experienced and dedicated evidence based Health Care Professionals include Victoria & Saanich Physiotherapists Penny Salmas, Jennifer Kolot, Mark Gottfried, Christine Carrat, Nicole Gill, Mohsen Mirzaie, Robyn Elliot, Holly Mallari, Elyse Nieuwold, Meena Sran, Phil Lawrence, Jessica Shave, Cody McEvay, Kathy Murdoch, Ruan Le Roux, Nina Bai, Kira Crover, Hilary Beck, Shannon Huff and Blair Braz. Our experienced Victoria BC Kinesiologists include Larry Muir, Kira Crover, Heidi Nottelman, Our experienced Victoria & Saanich BC Registered Massage Therapists include Taryn Krizan, Selena Curvelo, Jennifer Koebernick, Kathy Pantalon, T'airah Bowker RMT, Molly Scott, Jessica Bundy RMT, Laura Jones and Rebekah Neubert. Our Victoria Athletic Therapists are Tegan Johnson and Cheryl Mah. Our Certified Victoria Pilates and Yoga Instructors include Chantelle Shah-Poulin, Lisa Hostman, Danielle O'Reilly, Stephanie Cadman & Chris Csak. Renowned Victoria Physiatrist Paul Winston practices at our clinic.