Jennifer Olynyk M.Sc.PT

Portrait of Jennifer OlynykJennifer is a registered physiotherapist working part time at Sun City Physiotherapy’s downtown clinic. She completed her bachelors in Human Kinetics at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and her Masters of Physiotherapy at the University of Alberta in Edmonton. Between completion or her Bachelors and Master’s degree, Jennifer worked as a kinesiologist at a clinic in her home town of Nelson, BC.

During Jennifer’s education and while working in Nelson, Jennifer worked as a trainer for multiple hockey teams (ranging from Bantam AAA to Junior B level), youth and University soccer teams as well as youth and University volleyball teams. These opportunities have led her to pursue further education in sport physiotherapy and manual therapy. She is currently working towards completing her manual therapy levels through the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association as well as certifications in Functional Movement Screening for general and athletic populations. Jennifer is currently coaching and working with volleyball teams in the Okanagan. She also has experience treating the paediatric population with conditions such as torticollis and head shape, and is working towards completing her advanced training for vestibular rehabilitation (vertigo, dizziness and balance disorders).

Jennifer has experience working in both public and private health care areas of practice. She divides her time between Sun City Physiotherapy and the Kelowna General Hospital. In the public setting Jennifer spends most of her time treating patients who have had orthopaedic, neuro or general surgeries and paediatrics.

In her spare time Jennifer enjoys hiking and camping, playing soccer, volleyball, paddle boarding and competing in trail running. She loves to return to the Kootenay’s and explore the mountains in the summers and ski hills in the winters!