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Grant Storzuk, BSc (PT)/MCPA/CAFCI

Grant Storzuk

Owner/Physiotherapist

Available To Book In: Osoyoos, Oliver, Grand Forks, Okanagan Falls

As physiotherapist and Owner of the Osoyoos and South Okanagan Physiotherapy and Active Wellness Centre, Grant offers a holistic approach to treatment.

Grant graduated from the University of Saskatchewan in 2006 with his Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy. He later received his certification in acupuncture as well as GTT dry needling from Dr. Gokavi.

Combining manual muscle and joint mobility, with myofascial release, acupuncture, education on self-management and growth, and positive motivation, his goal is to guide the body to its greatest function and potential.

Sally Lindley-Jones, MCSP/MCPA

Sally Lindley-Jones

Physiotherapist

Available To Book In: Osoyoos

Sally has been serving the communities of Osoyoos and the South Okanagan since 1981 as owner of the clinic, prior to passing the torch to Grant Storzuk in 2012.

As a physiotherapist, Sally has a preferred interest in neurological conditions finding this knowledge very beneficial when understanding all orthopedic conditions. Sally is passionate about helping people and puts her heart and English Charm into helping and teaching the community.

Sally also works for the Osoyoos Physiotherapy and Active Wellness Centre treating students in School District 53.

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Danny Greenaway

Physiotherapist

Available To Book In: Grand Forks

Originally from Ontario, Danny moved to England to obtain his Masters in Physiotherapy from Leeds Beckett University. Danny believes in using a combination of treatment approaches to best help clients achieve their goals. From education, exercise, manual therapy, acupuncture, therapeutic modalities, and prevention strategies, Danny works with his clients to create treatment plans individually tailored to their needs. He strives to get clients moving and feeling their best, and to leave them with the tools to maintain and continue their progress after physiotherapy.

An avid traveller, Danny has spent time living in New Zealand, Australia, Czech Republic, Ecuador, and Spain before settling down in BC.

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Telma Hembruff

Physiotherapist

Available To Book In: Grand Forks

Telma graduated from Leeds Beckett University with a Master’s degree in Physiotherapy. Using a combination of treatment approaches, Telma aims to work towards her client’s goals through providing evidence-based and individualized treatment.

She has completed further training in areas such as Acupuncture and Dry Needling, Clinical Pilates, and Pelvic Health Rehabilitation. Telma has a special interest in Pelvic Floor Therapy. She has completed various Pelvic Health courses to treat men and women experiencing bladder, bowel, and sexual dysfunction. She strives to assist individuals optimize function of their pelvic floor and core region through a combination of exercise, manual therapy, and lifestyle education. In her spare time, Telma keeps active through a variety of sports and is always keen on trying new activities. When less energetic, she can be found mastering the state of relaxation while reading a good book.

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Kay-Ann Robinson

Physiotherapist

Kay-Ann graduated from the University of the West Indies, Jamaica in 2013 with a BSc. Physiotherapy. Kay-Ann has experience as a Research Physiotherapist with a Stroke rehabilitation program, and has worked in various outpatient community settings, including a Pilates based Physiotherapy studio. Kay-Ann currently works as a Community Physiotherapist where her specialty is in musculoskeletal, orthopedic rehabilitation and Pilates based rehabilitation. She is also a Certified Kin Taping Technician (CKTT). Her personal interests include hiking, walking the trails and enjoying nature. She tries to keep an active lifestyle so she can lead by example.

Chloe Warriner

Chloe Warriner

Kinesiologist

Available To Book In: Osoyoos, Oliver, Grand Forks, Okanagan Falls

Chloe graduated with her Bachelors in Human Kinetics from UBC Okanagan in 2020, with a major in clinical exercise physiology and a minor in psychology. Chloe is passionate about functional fitness, exercise as medicine, and creating life long athletes. She grew up as an athlete in the sports of swimming, cycling and triathlon, which later translated into coaching of those sports. On her days off you can usually find Chloe practicing Olympic lifting, or somewhere in the mountains with her husband and dogs.

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Vilassini Sundar

Kinesiologist

Available To Book In: Osoyoos, Oliver

Vilassini Sundar fell in love with the ocean and dove into water sports at a very young age. Vilassini was an Indian National Surfing and Stand-Up Paddle Champion in 2017 & 2019 and had represented her country in two Asian Surfing Championships in 2015 & 2019. She was a Junior National gold medalist in swimming before competitive surfing which paved a path for her to practice as a Sports and Exercise Specialist in Swimming in Dubai, U.A.E.

Her passion for Sports led her to pursue Bachelor of Science (B.Sc. Hons) in Sports and Exercise Sciences in India. She graduated with her Master’s in Kinesiology (Specialization in High Performance and Clinical Exercise Physiology) at University of Calgary where she also had the opportunity to work as a Graduate Teaching Assistant for Health, Fitness and Performance Course at the Faculty of Kinesiology. Through practicum experiences, she was able to culminate a good understanding in multiple clinical populations including exercise oncology, renal transplantation and dialysis to name a few.  During her free time, you can find Vilassini hiking, exploring, and enjoying the outdoors.

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Mary Gaj

Registered Massage Therapist

Available To Book In: Osoyoos, Oliver

Upon graduating from The West Coast College of Massage Therapy in Victoria, B.C, and obtaining her license as a Registered Massage Therapist, Mary intends on providing a therapeutic outlet for those seeking injury recovery, pain management, and rehabilitation of the mind, body, and soul.

Throughout her training, Mary developed a wide array of therapeutic modalities to assist patients presenting with complex conditions, debilitating disorders, and inconvenient injuries. In addition to her extensive training, Mary worked in a Complex-Care Clinic, attending to the following: Spinal Cord Injuries, Neurodegenerative Disorders, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s, CRPS, Cerebral Palsy, Post-Polio Syndrome, Diabetes Mellitus, Fibromyalgia, Osteoporosis, Inflammatory Arthritis, Pregnancy (all trimesters & post-partum), PTSD, Tendonitis, Edema, Adhesive Capsulitis and a vast presentation of injuries and postural deformities.

Mary is a strong believer that physical activity and a positive mentality is the key to longevity. Outside of the workspace, Mary is an exhilaration enthusiast, thriving off of Surfing, Snowboarding, Rugby, Wine, Yoga, Laughter, Music, and Chasing the Sun.

Beverly Osachoff

Beverly Osachoff

Acupuncturist

Available To Book In: Grand Forks

Beverly is a registered Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner (R.TCMP) with over 20 years in the field. She has a passion for injury recovery and post surgical treatments, plus extensive experience prescribing herbal medicines, which are indispensable in treating women’s health and digestive disorders.

Beverly employs a range of techniques and treatments. Her thesis work on post traumatic stress was a good foundation for community trauma support and ongoing survivor care. Sports and work related injuries, whiplash, joint pain, muscle strain are just a few examples of what she treats with acupuncture.

Beverly is an avid kayaker, gardener, and watercolour student.

Chelsea McDonnell

Chelsea McDonnell

Registered Massage Therapist

Available To Book In: Grand Forks

Chelsea received her diploma from Okanagan College of Massage Therapy in 2013 and has been practicing in multiple areas in BC as well as Alberta. She has worked with many clients, treating a range of conditions/injuries such as chronic muscle tension, headaches, sports injuries, sprains/strains and more. Her therapeutic focus is primarily myofascial release, deep tissue and trigger point therapy.

Chelsea has just moved to Grand Forks with her two children, Ceili and Fin, and their dog Bruce. She has family in the area so she has spent a lot of time here growing up. She is very excited to be here and start their new journey.

Monica Ander

Monica Ander

Acupuncturist

Available To Book In: Grand Forks

Monica began her journey in the healing arts as a personal trainer in 1998. Eventually this led her to pursue a career in massage, completing the Thai Massage Practitioner Program and Therapeutic Touch Training, which made her hungry for more knowledge. As a result, she sought out more training in modalities such as Trigger Point Therapy, Raindrop Therapy, and Thai Herbal Compress Massage.

After years of practicing, Monica realized that she wanted to help people on a deeper level, working with internal medicine – which made her enrol in Chinese Medicine school. She received her Diploma in Traditional Chinese Medicine – which totaled 3,450 hours of training over four and a half years of intensive full-time study. She is currently registered as a Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner, Chinese Herbalist, and Acupuncturist through the CTCMA.

Monica also finds great enjoyment instructing at the Academy of Classical Oriental Sciences, teaching core subjects – which truly allows her to stay current with her knowledge.

For years after Monica’s Chinese medicine schooling, she studied and certified in Injection Therapy and Prolotherapy, and apprenticed under Dr. Joel Kailia for one year. Even though she is not currently offering these services due to changes in regulations, the experience has brought her a much deeper understanding of the human body.

Most recently Monica received her Diploma in Manual Osteopathic Practice. She’s been practicing these techniques in her treatments with outstanding success and results. She loves Osteopathy!

Monica has a friendly and caring personality, and is vigilant in delivering safe treatments for her patients. She takes pride in having intent listening skills, and focused treatments, which are sure to provide results. Monica is particularly passionate about providing relief and lasting results to patients who feel hopeless about their chronic pain.

With two decades of experience working with the human body, you can be sure that she’ll try her absolute best to address your needs.

Monica’s treatment services include:

  • acupuncture
  • cupping
  • Chinese medicine prescriptions
  • cranial osteopathy
  • fascial release
  • lymphatic drainage
  • joint mobilization
  • exercise prescription
  • diet therapy
  • organ manipulation
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Yana Denisova

Acupuncturist/Herbalist

Available To Book In: Osoyoos, Oliver

Yep Yana is a Chinese Medicine practitioner (acupuncturist and herbalist), and a graduate from Toronto School of Traditional Chinese Medicine. She is currently practicing Chinese and Japanese acupuncture, electro-acupuncture, moxa-therapy, cupping, and herbal medicine to treat various musculoskeletal and internal conditions.

She has completed additional training to treat pain, infertility, gynaecological, neurological and digestive disorders, psycho-emotional conditions, and to support people with Lyme disease, auto-immune, and inflammatory conditions.

She has been studying in traditions of Master Nagano (Kiiko Matsumoto), Jeffrey Yuen, and Heiner Fruehauf.

Dr. Lisa Mousseau

Chiropractor

Available To Book In: Osoyoos, Oliver

After earning her doctorate at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic college in 2008, Dr. Lisa Mousseau practiced for more than 10 years in Alberta before moving back to British Columbia. Her experience and education has resulted in a deep understanding of human movement and how mobility contributes to our overall health and well being.

Dr. Lisa looks forward to every day at the office. Incorporating healthy principles of diet, exercise, and low stress with Chiropractic adjustments is an important focus of hers. With her experience, she employs a variety of Chiropractic techniques based on the patient’s presentation and needs.

When not at the office you can find Lisa around town with her husband and 3 children either boating, cycling, skiing, but most likely just relaxing.

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Jacinda Nieman

Massage Clinician

Available To Book In: Osoyoos, Oliver

Jacinda Nieman attended the Western College of Massage Therapy in Saskatchewan over the past two years and recently moved to Osoyoos to begin her career with South Okanagan Physiotherapy and Active Wellness Centre. She loves the outdoors, and the opportunities presented for an active lifestyle are what attracted her to the Okanagan. She is excited to meet new people and assist others in pursuing their personal wellness goals. Her interests include kayaking, cycling, fishing and other outdoor activities. She plans to spend time with family and friends while traveling and exploring British Columbia as much as possible.

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Cynthia Ramsay

Registered Therapeutic Counsellor (RTC) of Grace Extended

Available To Book In: tbc

Cyndy is a Registered Therapeutic Counsellor (RTC #2974) and member in good standing of the Association of Cooperative Counselling Therapists of Canada. Cyndy is also a Certified Life Coach and a trained End of Life Doula.  Personally, she is also a wife, mother, dog-lover, and Christ-follower. Cyndy enjoys:

  • good food
  • music
  • reading
  • gardening
  • walking dogs with her neighbors
  • spending time with family and friends
  • game nights, and
  • laughing hard

She also enjoys deep and meaningful conversations, and the beautiful richness found in cultural diversity. Cyndy has had personal encounters with death, addiction, and other challenges.  She is a Christian who knows what it’s like to keep both faith and dark struggles hidden in two separate worlds. She says, “learning to acknowledge (and then embrace) ALL sides of myself as a whole being made all the difference for me. That’s the difference I offer you.“

Cyndy has a deep spiritual conviction that guides her personal life decisions. so she deeply respects the same in others – whatever that looks like for you. While there are still aspects of life and how she deals with them she still struggles with, she now has tools and supports in her life to help her face those struggles without becoming overwhelmed or consumed by them.  Which is what she wants to provide for you. To book, click here.

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Gemma Costanti

Clinic Coordinator

Gemma moved to Osoyoos in 2019 and has been a stay at home mom to two boys before joining the South Okanagan Physiotherapy and Active Wellness Centres. She enjoys spending time with her family, reading and baking.

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Bailey Cormier

Clinic Coordinator

Bailey was born in Ontario, but her passion for adventure lead her to British Columbia in 2013. Bailey loves hiking with her springer spaniel, camping, and trying new things.  You’ll find Bailey at the front desk of the Grand Forks clinic, greeting you with her bubbly smile and personality. 

Amanda Gautam

Amanda Gautam

Clinic Coordinator

Mandy and her husband have a little hobby farm with some awesome animals. She is a person full of determination so figuring things out is her specialty. Mandy is a certified Dog Trainer and also decided to get her Executive Office Administrator Diploma, which led her to joining our team! You will see Mandy in all three clinics so feel free to stop in and say Hi!

Julie Chantal

Julie Chantal

Clinic Coordinator

After studying Hotel Management and working in various positions in that field, Julie reoriented herself with administration in different types of medical clinics and offices. Originally from the other side of the country, Julie recently moved to Osoyoos, attracted by the beautiful BC lifestyle. Julie loves traveling and has lived abroad for a few years. She enjoys reading (preferably under the sun!) and all Latin dances.

Safari-Williams

Safari Williams

Clinic Coordinator

Safari was born and raised in Oliver, and now calls it home again. She spent more than a decade in México, where along with her daughter and mom, she transformed a shabby old hotel into a popular home away from home.

Safari has always had a passion for wellness and personal care. She is also a certified electrologist, having graduated from Swanson’s Canadian Institute of Electrolysis.