Michael Coey BSc. PT, FCAMPT, CAFCI
Registered Physiotherapist & Clinic Owner
Born and raised in Victoria, BC, Michael has achieved internationally recognized certification for his skills in physical therapy, advanced manual therapy and medical acupuncture. Michael specializes in treating a wide range of conditions including ankle, knee, low back, neck, and shoulder pain and dysfunction; he has a special interest in treating foot and knee dysfunction, and plantar fasciitis. Michael incorporates manual therapy, therapeutic exercise prescription, medical acupuncture, and education into his one-on-one therapy treatments with the goal being to regain optimal health for his clients.
Michael’s many notable achievements include serving as a Physical Therapist for the Canadian Team at the Francophone Games, Quebec (2001); Physical Therapist for the Canadian Team at the North American, Central American and Caribbean (NACAC) Games in Texas (2002); Head Physical Therapist for the Canadian Rowing Team at the U23 World Rowing Championships, in Poland (2004); Physical Therapist for the University of Victoria Varsity Cross Country and Track and Field Teams for National Championships and North American Training Camps (1999 to present); Physical Therapist for Alberta Ballet & Ballet BC for their Nutcracker and regular season performances (2004-2010); and a privately hired mentor to post-graduate Physical Therapists preparing for their Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physical Therapy Exams (2007-present).
Michael graduated from the Physiotherapy Program at UBC in 1999, and in 2005 he achieved his Advanced Manual Therapy Fellowship Designation (FCAMPT) from the Canadian Academy of Manual and Manipulative Physical Therapy. In 2007, he completed further post-graduate education and earned his certification in medical acupuncture (CAFCI).
Michael has participated in a variety of team sports, including basketball and volleyball, and competed at the national level and on the UVic and UBC Varsity teams in Track and Cross Country running. He also represented Lower Vancouver Island while playing Metro soccer for 4 years in his youth. Michael avidly enjoys the outdoors as a runner, hiker and cyclist.