During these difficult times we are following the directions provided by the Physiotherapy Association of BC:
Our clinic has returned to seeing patients in person (Monday to Saturday), in addition to video consultations (Monday to Friday). We are taking every precaution to ensure a safe environment for both patients and staff
Video consultations are available Monday - Friday from 9am to 6pm. You can contact our office reception Monday to Thursday 8am - 12pm & Friday 12pm - 6pm: 250.877.6966.
Alpine physiotherapy was established in 2000 and is a leading provider of physical assessment and rehabilitation. We operate a private outpatient clinic in Smithers, British Columbia that offers physiotherapy, massage therapy, acupuncture, concussion screening, ergonomic assessments, pre-employment screening, and intra-muscular stimulation (IMS). We are committed to providing the highest standard of assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation in a timely and caring manner. We encourage you to get in touch with any questions you may have. Get the treatment you need and the care you deserve!
Alpine Physiotherapy employs three Physiotherapists and one Registered Massage Therapist with over 20 years of international university education and 35 years of clinical experience. Our staff keep current in their field by regularly attending continuing education courses.
A method to release tight-connective tissue, which is done with either light pressure or acute forced pressure. Also known as ‘Myofascial Release’, ART is an alternative medicine therapy used to treat skeletal muscle immobility and chronic pain by relaxing contracted muscles. This is done by pressure on adhesion sites and applying force to work against […]Read More
Study of internal/external variables, prevention, management, and performance to ensure optimal function of the human body. This can be applied to methods of rehabilitation, biomechanics and orthopaedics, sports psychology, strength and conditioning, health and wellness. kinesiology can compliment medicine practitioners who use muscle monitoring (biofeedback) and supporting the development of ‘balance’ back into the body.Read More
At Alpine Physiotherapy, the therapists will tailor a treatment plan based on the individual patient’s needs. Physiotherapy is a spectrum of varying techniques that incorporate manual therapy, stretching, electrotherapy, needling and rehabilitation. The physiotherapists at Alpine have a great working relationship with local doctors and associated medical professionals and will at times work together to optimize […]Read More
Seeking experienced RMT. Please contact us to submit your application. Massage Rates: 1 hour – $100 (MSP/ICBC – $70)* *These prices do not include 5% GSTRead More
Acupuncture is a type of therapeutic needling that comes in many forms and styles and has evolved greatly within modern medicine and physiotherapy. It can help with pain, muscle tension, inflammation and healing. Acupuncture’s origins lie as part of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). This ancient system of medicine dates back as far as 1000 years BC […]Read More
Alpine Physiotherapy provides concussion screening and fall risk assessment for athletes and seniors using the Biodex SD – the gold standard in balance assessment worldwide. The Biodex SD Balance System is the only one of its kind outside Vancouver. It tests all three balance systems and compares these results to normal data for a person […]Read More
Ergonomic assessments, also referred to as workstation assessments, are scientific, evidence-based assessments with an objective of ensuring a worker’s workstation is designed in such a way to minimize the risk of injury and allow for optimal productivity. Assessments are conducted: To support injured workers returning to work by ensuring that their workstation is designed to minimize any discomfort as […]Read More
Pre-employment screening has been shown to allow companies to make more accurate and reliable hiring choices, whilst minimizing long-term employment costs and maximizing employee performance. Currently, we provide pre-employment physical testing and/or drug & alcohol testing for the following organizations: Pacific Inland Resources – West Fraser Pretivm – Brucejack Mine Pinnacle Renewable Energy – Smithers […]Read More
Intra-Muscular Stimulation (IMS) is a form of dry-needling. Its assessment and treatment focuses on the body as a whole, but in particular, dysfunction of the spine that includes the peripheral nervous system that can influence pain both locally to the area or more distally into the peripheral limbs and around the peripheral joints. This can […]Read More
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