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Summerland Physiotherapy & Sports Care

We are committed to providing the highest quality of care and rehabilitation to residents of Summerland and the South Okanagan. We are dedicated to clinical and academic excellence, staff development and customer service. We provide comprehensive rehabilitation programs that are client-centered and cost-effective in a welcoming and professional atmosphere.

Summerland Physiotherapy and Sports Care is a 5000 sq. ft. facility with 10 treatment beds, a private massage room, and traction bed. We boast a spacious exercise area with extensive circuit equipment, free weights, balance/proprioceptive trainers, and cardiovascular equipment. We also have a large yoga/pilates studio offering a variety of fitness classes.

I have been going there off and on for years. They have awesome staff that know what they are doing and the proper equipment. Feel great after one session!!! Highly recommend this facility.

Danica Kennedy

Our Services

We provide rehabilitation treatment for a wide variety of conditions including:

  • Orthopedic and Sports Injuries
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents (ICBC claims)
  • Work-Related Injuries (WCB claims)
  • Acupuncture/IMS
  • Massage Therapy
  • Vestibular/Vertigo Rehabilitation
  • Dynamic Gait Analysis and Custom Orthotic Prescription
  • Post-Surgical Rehabilitation
  • Core Stability Training
  • Yoga/Pilates
  • Athletic Taping and Bracing
  • Individualized Training and Home Programs
  • Sporting Event On-Field Coverage

Our Staff

Summerland Physiotherapy is made up of a multi-disciplinary team that consists of physiotherapists,  massage therapists, fitness instructors, and amazing administrative support staff. 

Wendy Otto, B.Sc.P.T., C.A.F.C.I., M.C.P.A

Registered Physiotherapist

Wendy is the owner of Summerland Physiotherapy and Sports Care. She is originally from Sherwood Park, Alberta and she graduated with distinction from the University of Alberta in 1997. She has been working in Summerland since 2000. She completed the certification program through the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute in 2003. She has a special interest in gait analysis and custom orthotic prescription. She has also completed training in Vestibular Rehabilitation for treatment of vertigo.

Blake Chalmers, B.Sc., M.P.T., B.D.N., M.C.P.A

Registered Physiotherapist

Blake is a dedicated student of lifelong learning and desires to give the most up-to-date treatments available to his patients. Blake has completed his level 2 with the Orthopaedic Division and looks forward to continuing his education in manual therapy and to eventually attain his diploma in Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapy. Blake has also attained his certificate in Biomedical Dry Needling/IMS.

Tiffany Gilmore, R.M.T.

Registered Massage Therapist

Tiffany was born in Kamloops and raised in North Vancouver. She has a daughter and two dogs. She moved to the Okanagan in 2016. Tiffany graduated from RMT 3000 hour program in Kelowna in 2018. She uses a variety of techniques including myofascial release, Swedish massage, deep tissue and is certified in Soft Tissue Release and Graston Technique. She takes great pride in helping her clients create freedom to move.

Sarah Nilson

Yoga Instructor

Sarah began practicing yoga in 2005 and was instantly hooked. She primarily practiced Bikram yoga for years before moving to Summerland in 2014 with her husband and 2 kids. Shortly after moving to the Okanagan, she returned to St. Albert, Alberta to take her 200-hour yoga teacher training through Vikara Yoga Academy.

Lucrezia Olivier

Office Manager

Lucrezia moved to Canada in 2014 from sunny South Africa and is excited to call Canada her new home. She loves the outdoor lifestyle and can often be found on one of Summerland’s many trails or at the beach or in her garden with her family. She is excited to be part of the Summerland Physiotherapy Team and particularly enjoys meeting many wonderful people in our community.

Vivian Dunphy

Administrative Assistant

Vivian has called the Okanagan home for several decades.  After a brief stint in nursing, she took time to raise her two boys with her husband.  She worked in several medical offices as a Medica Office Assistant.  Vivian enjoys snowshoeing and hiking with her neighbours, and will brave another winter or two of alpine skiing with her husband, every Sunday afternoon followed by a mocha!

Sheryl Hull

Administrative Assistant

Sheryl grew up in Ohio, but has lived and worked all over the world, including Antarctica. Having worked for multiple government agencies and a large library system, Sheryl has recently moved to Summerland to enjoy the great outdoors and the wineries. Sheryl and her husband enjoy running, hiking, kayaking as well as travelling to visit friends and family.

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We are located at the corner of Main Street and Victoria Road in Summerland, next to Home Hardware.

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