Kelowna Registered Physiotherapist Krista Smith

Fall Prevention

Man and woman walking together through park with ski poles

While many people consider seeing a physiotherapist to help with their recovery after an injury or surgery, few consider scheduling a physiotherapy appointment for injury prevention. When it comes to fall prevention, we observe and assess functional movements including your walking pattern, balance and lower extremity strength. A personalized program […]

DeQuervain’s Syndrome and Physiotherapy

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Physiotherapy Can Help with DeQuervain’s Syndrome Do you experience pain in your wrist near the base of your thumb? Did it come on gradually? Is it sore when you move your thumb or wrist? Does it hurt to grip, write, garden, hold a cup of coffee, cut vegetables or pick […]

Skiing and Snowboarding

Two people skiing and snowboarding down a snowy hill

Ski and snowboard season is here! I’m sure many of you skiers out there have already started to dust off your equipment, check the daily snow report and maybe even head to the mountain for some early season skiing. We are fortunate in Kelowna to have so many great ski […]

Knee Osteoarthritis

Man looks like he's struggling to keep up with his friends while hiking

You wake up, the sun is shining, you climb out of bed and realize that your knee feels stiff. Again. After about ten minutes the stiffness eases and you head out for your morning walk. You notice that you can’t walk as fast as you could a couple months ago, […]