Karie is a registered physiotherapist who graduated from the University of Alberta with Masters of Science in Physical Therapy. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Victoria. She values continuing education and has studied advanced orthopaedic manual therapy, functional movement screening, acupuncture and dry needling.
Karie has spent most of her career working in Vancouver . Including her daily practice, she has had a variety of experience with different sports teams including the New Westminister Salmonbellies Lacrosse Team and the UBC Track and Field team. In 2009 Karie became the team physiotherapist for the National Mens Gymnastics Team. She has traveled the world to competitions including the PanAmerican Games, University Games and World Championships. In the summer of 2012 she went to the London Olympic Games with the National Women’s and Men’s Gymnastics Team as the team physiotherapist.
Karie likes to work together with her clients using manual therapy, client-specific exercise prescription, and needling to resolve pain and dysfunction. She also has a keen interest in injury prevention and she integrates bio-mechanical analysis and sport performance screening to enhance her treatment approach.
Karie is excited to be settled back into her home town of Vernon and enjoys all the Okanagan has to offer including mountain biking, running, golfing , snowboarding and spending time with her family.