Bastion Physiotherapy has been helping clients on Gabriola since 2006 and is owned and operated by D’Arcy Boulton. D’Arcy graduated from University of British Columbia in 2001 and has been practicing in the lower mainland and subsequently in Lantzville, Ladysmith and on Gabriola Island.
D’Arcy has many years of experience in sports and orthopaedic physiotherapy along with general practice. He holds a Sport Physiotherapy Canada Diploma as well as further training in manual therapy, vestibular rehabilitation, and most recently arthritis care and education (ACE).
Some career highlights include working with the 2008 Canadian Olympic Men’s Field Hockey Team, being a member of the 2010 Olympic Short Track Speed Skating core medical team and working with the Vancouver Whitecaps FC for five years. D’Arcy has worked with a variety of national and professional level athletes across a variety of sports, most recently with the Nanaimo Senior A Timbermen Lacrosse team.
His experience includes sports such as ice hockey, rugby, football, lacrosse, swimming, basketball, volleyball, running, rock climbing, cross country skiing, yoga and Pilates. D’Arcy also has a lot of experience working with seniors and is currently introducing Nordic walking poles to many active adults.
Christina moved here from the mainland with her family and has settled into Nanaimo permanently. Christina has been in Office Admin/Reception for the past few years and loves it. She is a social person and enjoys seeing and meeting new people everyday.
Outside of clinic hours, Christina enjoys spending time with her family. With 3 children, Christina and her husband are happily busy with outdoor activities, sports and school events. Christina is an active member on the school PAC and enjoys volunteering in and out of the school. When she is not working or volunteering, Christina and her family enjoy camping, beach days, gardening and whatever else to spend the time with her family.