Curtis has always enjoyed helping people, which made his journey to a career in Physiotherapy a natural fit. Practicing since 2012, his journey started at the University of Victoria in 2004 studying kinesiology (the science of human movement and exercise). This began his thirst to understand all aspects of the human body, especially movement. He finally attained his goal of becoming a physiotherapist graduating from the University of British Columbia in 2012, he has been practicing in Victoria since. Curtis has a bottomless appetite for learning and growing professionally; to this end he has taken courses in manual and manipulative therapy, IMS/dry needling, vestibular and neurological rehabilitation, as well as chronic pain seminars. Having worked in private practice, pain management, head injury programs, and in a neuro-rehabilitation clinic, Curtis works with all types of clients. Sports injuries, chronic pain conditions, and neurological disorders are all within Curtis’ area of expertise. While he maintains a diverse interest in treating all types of conditions, Curtis particularly enjoys focusing on spinal pain, headaches, hip, knee and ankle conditions, sports injuries, temporomandibular dysfunction, chronic pain, diabetes-related conditions, vestibular disorders, stroke and spinal cord injuries.
Inspired and enthused by an approach that focuses on providing his clients with the best care Curtis completed a Doctorate of Physical Therapy, which focuses on evidence based practice in the clinical science of physiotherapy.
Curtis was naturally drawn to Tall Tree Integrated Health Centre based on the clinic’s orientation to excellence, fun, and positively changing the landscape of healthcare on Vancouver Island and in BC. He is very excited to be working with like-minded professionals dedicated to making a positive difference to their patients, community, and profession.
When not engrossed in the latest rehabilitation science publication, Curtis loves spending time with his family and friends travelling around BC and the west coast finding adventures involving the beach and mountains. Having grown-up in northern BC and the Yukon he relishes any chance to play in the snow, and has maintained a love for board sports, basketball, photography and anything involving creative movement.
How I Stay Moving:
Crossfit, rock climbing, strength & conditioning, snowboarding, skateboarding, surfing, and I’m generally anything that is fun and challenges me physically.