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

We have a quality team that consists of physiotherapists, a massage therapist, a yoga instructor, 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.

Lisa Stafford

Office Manager

After raising her 2 amazing children and becoming an empty nester, Lisa made the trip west to live in her favorite vacation spot. She now calls Penticton her home and Summerland Physiotherapy & Sports Care her next career. Lisa enjoys spending time with family and friends, watching movies, all kinds of music, and admiring this beautiful area she lives in.

Marjorie Boulter

Administrative Assistant

After spending many years in Alberta and the lower mainland of BC, as a bookkeeper and office administrator, Marjorie just recently relocated to Summerland and is enjoying the small town atmosphere and the friendliness of the residents. She enjoys spending time with family and friends and taking long walks on the many trails.

Anita Bruckshaw

Receptionist

Anita is originally from Calgary and moved to British Columbia in 1981. Summerland has been her home since 2008. She has held several senior administrative positions and retired in June of 2019 after 12 years as a support staff member with the Penticton RCMP detachment. Anita and Larry enjoy camping in their 1987 Chevy motorhome.

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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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