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Athletic & Exercise Therapy Clinic

Protect, maintain and improve your health

Response measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19, both around the world and throughout institutions in our communities, continue to evolve. In alignment with emerging information and recommendations from federal and provincial health officials, as well as practices in community and across Camosun College, effective 5:00pm on March 18, 2020 we are temporarily closing services at Camosun’s Athletic & Exercise Therapy (AET) Clinic.

The Clinic will remain closed until further notice. We will do our best to personally notify all patients and clients that hold current bookings with us, and look forward to serving our student and patient community when services resume.

In good health to all,
Camosun’s AET Clinic

Open to Camosun students, employees and the general public

The Athletic & Exercise Therapy (AET) Clinic is an extension of the Centre for Sport & Exercise Education (CSEE), offering both a state of the art applied learning environment for Camosun students, and exemplary services to its clientele.

The AET Clinic currently offers fee-per-service appointments including, immediate care, reconditioning of musculoskeletal injuries, and health assessment associated with the prevention and management of chronic disease.

Clinic Services:

  • Athletic Therapy: Musculoskeletal Assessment and Rehabilitation
  • Exercise Therapy: Fitness and Health Risk Assessment and Evaluation
  • Stabilizing Orthotics: Assessment, Provision and Fitting
  • LASER Therapy: LightForce Class IV LASER

Our services may be covered by your third-party insurance provider. Check with your insurance provider for further information.

Please be advised that WorkSafeBC DOES NOT cover Athletic Therapy treatment, therefore we unfortunately cannot accept WorkSafeBC claims.

Contact the clinic

Camosun College
AET Clinic • Interurban Campus
4461 Interurban Rd
Suite 204 - PISE Building
Victoria BC V9E 2C1

Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30am-4:30pm

Some availability on evenings and weekends.

To book an appointment:


Clinic services and fees

Athletic Therapy Musculoskeletal Assessment and Rehabilitation

The Athletic Therapy service offers initial assessments and follow-up visits, regarding both musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. This service uses contemporary rehabilitative techniques in preparing the individual for safe reintegration into an active lifestyle and fosters an attitude of positive health.

Initial assessment will include first treatment.

Session will include but is not limited to:

  • In-depth musculoskeletal and postural assessment
  • Injury specific assessment and rehabilitation
  • Contemporary rehabilitation techniques
  • Therapeutic modalities (ultrasound, IFC, tens, NMES, cryotherapy, laser, heat)
  • Soft tissue mobilization
  • Physical reconditioning, rehabilitative, and conditioning programs
  • Supportive strapping procedures
  • Concussion management
  • Prophylactic or supportive taping
  • Stabilizing orthotics
Fee per session - Initial Assessment
Client Fee effective January 2018
General public $75
*Camosun employee $60
**Student $45
Fee per session - Follow-Up Appointments
Client Fee effective January 2018
General public $60
*Camosun employee $45
**Student $30

Cancellations within 12 hours of your appointment will be subject to a $15 fee.

*Camosun Employees: Athletic Therapy fees are covered by Camosun’s insurance provider for eligible employees.

**Camosun Students: Athletic Therapy fees are covered under the Student Health Plan with a referral from a physician. Please check with your provider for details.

exercise therapy

Exercise Therapy Fitness and Health Risk Assessment and Evaluation

The Exercise Therapy program offered at CSEE-AET clinic focuses on fitness and health risk factors associated with an onset and management of chronic disease and sustainability and/or recovery of functional independence.

Session will include but is not limited to:

  • Assessment and evaluation of cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility and body composition
  • Assessment of Activity Readiness and individualized program prescription guidance
  • Body composition through anthropometric measurements and use of InBody
  • Assessment of bone health through predictive analysis
Fee per session - Initial Assessment
Client Fee effective January 2018
General public $75
Camosun employee $60
Student $45
Fee per session - Follow-Up Appointments
Client Fee effective January 2018
General public $60
Camosun employee $45
Student $30

Cancellations within 12 hours of your appointment will be subject to a $15 fee.


Stabilizing Orthotics Assessment, Provision and Fitting

Dynamic Scan

  • Proprietary diagnostic software analyzes digital pressure mat, patient data and translates it into a prescription for orthotics

Static Scan

  • Bilateral pressure distribution assessment and report
  • Useful in detecting leg length discrepancies

Postural Scan

  • Postural analysis to determine deviations in alignment, movement pattern and body symmetry
  • Visually observe postural movement over time (replay for analysis and patient education)
Fee per session
Client Fee
General public $368
Camosun employee $368
Student $368

Cancellations within 12 hours of your appointment will be subject to a $15 fee.


LASER Therapy LightForce Class IV LASER

The Deep Tissue Class IV Hot LASER works by means of light energy. This Hot LASER penetrates deep into the tissues, stimulating the damaged cells and increasing circulation to the painful area. This produces a cascade of healing responses in your body, reducing inflammation, thereby reducing or even eliminating your pain.

Our Certified Athletic Therapists are specifically trained to use the Class IV LASER to reach both deep and superficial tissues involving injuries such as ligament sprains and muscular strains, arthritis, calcified muscles and fibrotic adhesions, as well as intra-articular tissues inside of the joints. Within a few sessions the Class IV LASER allows many conditions to vastly improve. With treatment times of as little as 5 to 15 minutes, often patients find immediate, soothing warmth and relief that improves with each session.

This unique therapy can be used as:

  • Adjunct to prescription drugs
  • Substitute for surgery
  • Pre-surgery treatment
  • Post-surgery treatment to accelerate healing
  • Long-term pain management system
  • Acute injury treatment

Your initial LASER appointment consists of a one hour assessment and treatment where the practitioner will assess your area of concern and provide LASER therapy treatment. Subsequent treatments will range from 5 to 15 minutes, depending on the condition being treated.

Watch this video for more information about laser therapy

Fee per session - Initial Assessment (1 hour)
Client Fee effective January 2018
General public $75
Camosun/PISE employee $60
Student $45
Fee per session - Follow-Up Appointments
(5-15 minutes)
Client Fee effective January 2018
General public $60
6 Treatment Special $300
Camosun/PISE employee $45
Student $30

Cancellations within 12 hours of your appointment will be subject to a $15 fee.

AET Clinic Staff

Name Title Certifications
Katie Olson Clinic Manager Certified Athletic Therapist, CAT(C); Certified Exercise Physiologist, CSEP-CEP; BAET
Suzanne Steiner Clinic Secretary  

AET Clinic Practitioners

Name Certifications
Lemuel Lau Certified Athletic Therapist, CAT(C)
Matt Lumsdaine Certified Athletic Therapist, CAT(C); BSc
Tanner McGaw Certified Athletic Therapist, CAT(C)
Jessie Wyllie Certified Athletic Therapist, CAT(C)

AET Clinic Staff

Katie Olson

Katie Olson Clinic Manager; Certified Athletic Therapist; Certified Exercise Physiologist

After completing two years at the University of Alberta in Nutritional Sciences, Katie decided to make a change and moved to Victoria, BC where she was a part of the first graduating class of the Exercise and Wellness diploma at Camosun College. After completing her diploma she went a step further and completed her Bachelor of Athletic and Exercise Therapy degree.

Following graduation Katie began working out of Pura Vida as an exercise physiologist - CSEP-CEP and athletic therapist – CAT(C) before moving to Total Body where she ran the rehab side of the business. She also spent time working with Highlanders FC, UVic golf and rowing programs, and has experience treating professional golfers, surfers and the general public.

Now, working as the Clinic Manager of the Camosun AET Clinic, Katie has turned her focus to building an active learning environment for CSEE students where she hopes to provide students with quality clinical experience in order to help them succeed in both their education and future careers.

AET Practitioners


Matt Lumsdaine Certified Athletic Therapist;

Born and raised on Vancouver Island, Matt always had a passion for the outdoors, sports and a healthy and active lifestyle. After completing his Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Victoria in Biopsychology and Kinesiology, he was one of the first cohorts to graduate from Camosun College’s Bachelor of Athletic and Exercise Therapy program.

Since 2009, Matt’s professional fieldwork resume includes but is not limited to working for BC Games, Rugby Canada, Hockey Canada, clinical advisor for the Victoria Harbourcats, and FIFA Women’s World Cup. Clinically, Matt thrives on the challenges of working with everyday post-operative and weekend warrior athletes, to the international professional athletes and everything in between.

Matt’s philosophy incorporates evidence-based practice, patient education, modern therapeutic techniques and personalized rehabilitative exercise prescription. His ultimate goal is aimed to safely cut down the effective rehabilitation time and get the patient/athlete back to doing what it is they do best without pain, discomfort, all while limiting the chance of future debilitations. Matt prides himself on bridging the gap between modern approaches of neuro-orthopedic therapy and personalized, function-focused exercise prescription to meet the needs of everyone, no matter the level of ability.

Some of Matt’s professional designations/certifications include: First Responder, Functional Movement Screening (FMS), Selective Functional Movement Assessments (SFMA), Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS), Mobilization of the Nervous System, Functional Range Release (FR), Mulligan & Muscle Energy Techniques, Functional Range Conditioning (FRC), Functional and Kinetic Therapy with Rehab (FAKTR), Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) and Class IV (Hot) Laser therapy.

Contact Us
Camosun College Lansdowne
3100 Foul Bay Rd
Victoria BC V8P 5J2
Camosun College Interurban
4461 Interurban Rd
Victoria BC V9E 2C1
  • 250–370–3000
  • 1–877–554–7555 (toll-free)

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