The Wave Team Concept
TEAM – DEFINITION. A group of people with different skills and different tasks, who work together on a common project, service, or goal, with a meshing of functions and mutual support.
Our Team is Kelowna’s premiere sports physiotherapy clinic with the highest possible post graduate training in physiotherapy treatment techniques. The Wave Team includes Clinical Specialists in Sport Physiotherapy, Graduate Diplomas in Manual Therapy, IMS practitioners, Pilates therapists to Pelvic Health physios. Our skill sets compliment and we work together to ensure that you are moving better, pain free faster.
Skilled Team Members
The team is fully certified in IMS (Dry Needling) and Acupuncture. Our therapists have been on the Atlanta, Athens, Torino, Beijing, London, Sochi and Rio Olympic Teams – they know a thing or two about getting bodies back in the game. Learn more about our highly skilled physiotherapy team below and our friendly staff that ensure the smooth running of the clinic below or check out our REVIEWS PAGE to see testimonials from our clients.
Your First Visit
BScPT, BScKin, FCAMT, Dip. Manip. P.T, Sport Physio Diploma, GunnIMS, CAFCI, Clinical Specialist.
Greg Redman is a graduate of both Queens University and Simon Fraser University. Greg is a Clinical Physiotherapy Specialist who focuses on manual therapy and sport physiotherapy. He has had success with four Olympic champions and 18 Olympic medalists, and currently is the therapist for players on the PGA and LPGA. He has been the physiotherapist with the Canadian Olympic team at the Athens, Torino, Beijing, London, Sochi and Rio Olympic Games. Greg is a preferred provider to the Canadian Sport Centre Calgary and Pacific Sport Okanagan. He is also the Head Physiotherapist for Golf Canada, Canoe/ Kayak Canada and Canada Freestyle Ski. The range of treatment techniques that he has been trained in at the highest postgraduate level include manual therapy, manipulations, spinal stability, functional and sport specific rehabilitation, intramuscular stimulation (IMS), rehab acupuncture, and chronic pain. Greg has a special interest in developing interesting and innovative exercise programs for sport rehab and core stability. He also specializes in providing sport specific functional assessments aimed at optimizing sport performance and preventing injury. He consults with International Sport Medicine Centres and educates various groups including the PGA and Titleist Performance Institute on golf physical performance. Greg was a Canadian National team athlete with Canoe/Kayak for nine years and has completed 8 marathons and Ironman Canada.
BScPT, FCAMT, Dip. Manip. P.T, GunnIMS
BScPT, BScKin, GunnIMS, Cert in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy, Medical Acupuncture
MPT, BHkin, Sport Cert, Cert Orthopeadic Manual Therapy, Functional Dry Needling
BMR (PT), CEP, Cert in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy, Functional Dry Needling
BA, MPT, GunnIMS
Jessica graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Arts (psychology and speech science) and a Masters in Physical Therapy. Since completing the masters program Jessica has been working in the Vancouver area, focusing on orthopaedic and sports physiotherapy, as well as teaching clinical Pilates. She has completed advanced training in manual therapy (level III manual therapy certificates), GunnIMS (Dry Needling) and has taken matwork and reformer courses in the rehabilitation stream of STOTT Pilates. Jessica is a former member of the Canadian National Swim Team (1995-2003) and competed at the Atlanta and Sydney Olympic Games. She enjoys running, cycling, skiing, swimming, and yoga.
BScPT, BScKin, Pelvic Health
A graduate of the physiotherapy program from the University of Saskatchewan in 2006, Melissa has a special interest in to the area of Women’s Health. It was her journey through pregnancy and postpartum recovery where she discovered the lack of awareness towards the pelvic floor, a socially “taboo” area of the body and the benefits physiotherapy can provide.
Melissa believes this region of our bodies leads to many other physical injuries which affect our health and that there is a high percentage of people who experience issues with their pelvic floor. We need to overcome the embarrassment associated with it and treat it like any other area in the body. Pelvic health issues can affect anyone from athletes to post partum mothers to active seniors.
BScKin, MScPT, Functional Dry Needling
Tara graduated from the University of British Columbia in both Vancouver and Kelowna. After graduating with her Masters in Physiotherapy and returning to her hometown of Kelowna, Tara has completed her certification in Functional Dry Needling and is completing her Orthopaedic Manual Therapy post graduate training. Tara has a special interest in orthopaedic and sports injury prevention. She believes in a more hands on approach to therapy, including joint mobilizations and soft tissue techniques, while also incorporating specific exercise programs to promote recovery and movement quality.
Tara has a great passion for the outdoors and spends her spare time playing competitive volleyball, hiking, camping, running, snowboarding, and dirt-biking.
BScKin, MScPT, GunnIMS
Joel has been practicing since 2009 and has experience treating all types of sports injuries as well as leading complex rehabilitation programs for work-related injuries and motor vehicle collisions. His education in kinesiology gives him a strong exercise background that contributes to his active and exercise based approach to rehabilitation.
Joel is passionate about sport and has a particular interest in hockey, golf, squash, functional based exercise and prevention of running injuries. He believes it is important to set goals and will develop a program to help you achieve your rehabilitation and training aspirations.
BScKin, MScPT, Pelvic Health, Functional Dry Needling
Kjersti is passionate about keeping her clients moving in their activity of choice. From her experiences in competitive swimming, marathons, triathlons, crossfit, spin and pilates, Kjersti became interested in Physiotherapy through her own experiences with fitness.
Kjersti’s Bachelors of Human Kinetics and Masters of Physical therapy were completed at the University of British Columbia. Her interest in continuing education has led her to further her professional training in a variety of courses such as: the Integrated Systems Model, Manual Therapy Level 3, Functional Dry Needling, STOTT and Balanced Body Pilates – Mat, Reformer, and Rehab based courses.
Kjersti began her journey into Pelvic Health Physiotherapy in 2015, and has since completed numerous courses specializing in prolapse, incontinence, and pre/post partum topics. Kjersti has been very fortunate to be mentored by some of the top Pelvic Floor Physiotherapists in North America. Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy through an integrated, whole body/person lens is the essence of Kjersti’s treatment style. Kjersti is excited to help each and every one of her clients, whether it be for pelvic health or general physiotherapy concerns.
You can Follow Kjersti’s on Instagram @kjerstiphysiotherapist.
Andrew Van Horen
BA, MPT, GunnIMS
Andrew obtained his Masters of Physiotherapy (MPT) at the University of British Columbia after completing undergraduate studies in Queensland, Australia. He has additional manual therapy training including his Diploma of Advanced Orthopaedic and Manipulative Therapy (Level I), Part 2 Advanced Lumbo-Pelvic Complex Certification, Mackenzie’s Lumbar Spine Part A and Mulligan’s Mobilisation with Movement. He is certified in AN-IMS (Dry Needling). He has a special interest in integrating manual therapy and functional exercise to promote movement quality.
Andrew previously worked with a diverse sports and orthopaedic population at a private practice in Vancouver. He has clinical experience at Vancouver General Hospital’s Joint Replacement and Orthopaedic Trauma units, and volunteer experience with the Australian national wheelchair basketball program and Vancouver Whitecaps FC’s Sports Medicine team. Growing up between Australia and Canada, Andrew performed at a provincial level in soccer and basketball. He has completed several Olympic triathlons and is currently training for his first Ironman.
Physio Support Team
Olivia has a Bachelors Degree in Human Kinetics from UBC Okanagan. She has been involved in sports from a young age including swimming and triathlons. Olivia is excited to join the Wave team and help people on their road to recovery.
Kathy is passionate about sport and fitness and joins our support team as an experienced athlete, recently competing for Canada at the World Outrigger Sprints in Calgary.
Cayte is a recent Human Kinetics graduate from the University of Guelph who is excited to start a career in health and rehabilitation. She is passionate about volleyball and living the Okanagan Lifestyle.
Lexi is a recent Human Kinetics graduate from UBC Okanagan and is excited to start a career in health and rehabilitation. During her free time she likes to volunteer for Special Olympics BC and enjoy the outdoors.