Creston PhysioWorks & More

A Multi-Discipline Clinic offering PhysioTherapy, Occupational Therapy, Acupuncture, Massage, Clinical Counseling and Deep Tissue Laser therapy services

About Us

Why choose us?

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Founded in October of 2000, Our goal is to assist patients to recover from pain and injury, and return them to active lifestyles that they enjoy in the beautiful Creston Valley.   To enhance overall physical health, fitness and quality of life of adults and children by treating them with high quality, comprehensive and individual rehabilitation services.

How We Can Help You

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 We all get injured or have daily wear and tear on our bodies. Our professionals are here to get you back on track. We provide Acupuncture, Physiotherapy, Kinesiology, Occupational Therapy, Registered Massage Therapy, and Clinical Counseling and Laser Therapy to assist you (and your body) to get back on track! 

See the Difference our practitioners can make.

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We can assist you in recovering from injuries as well as those suffering from chronic pain and disease. Our experienced team will help you plan your wellness strategy and get you moving in the right direction!

Our Services

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Physiotherapy

Injuries are a part of using our bodies in life, but this should not mean it should impede your return to work, sport or hobby. Book an appointment to get an assessment today!

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Registered Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy decreases stress and help control pain. Perhaps less known is the effectiveness of massage therapy in treating deeper structures of the body such as ligaments, bones and joints, fascia, blood vessels, organs and other soft tissue of the body. Massage therapy can provide relief for many common conditions such as migraines, pregnancy, sports injuries and arthritis.

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Acupuncture

Acupuncture stimulates the balance and flow of Qi energy that in traditional Chinese medicine is considered essential to health. When the body is healthy, Qi, flows smoothly through the meridians that make up a conceptual network of pathways throughout the entire body. Therapeutic effects include pain relief, increased energy, improved mood and improved body function.

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Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy is a type of healthcare that helps to solve the problems that interfere with a person's ability to do things that are important to them.

Everyday things like:

Self-Care -getting dressed, eating and moving around the house

Being Productive - going to work or school, participating in the community.

Leisure Activities -sports, gardening and social activities.

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Kinesiology

Kinesiologists develop programs for people, helping them get and stay fit, and perform at their optimum level. Kinesiologists believe in empowering people to look after their own health. They will focus on prevention and wellbeing reducing time lost to injuries and accidents and will get you back to your life faster!

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Clinical Counseling

Clinical Counseling helps people as they navigate emotional or mental health difficulties. Every situation is unique, and our counselors can help you work through personal issues like anger management, depression, aging, parenting, relationship problems, stress and addiction.

Laser Therapy

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Laser Therapy

Laser therapy uses a process called photobiomodulation. Photons enter the tissue and interact with the cytochrome c complex within mitochondria. This interaction triggers a biological cascade of events that leads to an increase in cellular metabolism and a decrease in both pain and inflammation.

It helps reduce pain, reduce inflammation, and enhance tissue healing— both in hard and soft tissues, including muscles, ligaments, or even bones. It utilizes the body’s own healing powers by stimulating cellular activity.

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What does it feel like?

Deep Tissue Laser Therapy creates a gentle, soothing warmth. Many patients receiving LightForce Laser Therapy treatments report enjoying the experience, especially when a massage-ball treatment head is used to deliver what is often referred to as a “laser massage.”

Patients receiving treatments with higher-power lasers also frequently report a rapid decrease in pain. For someone suffering from chronic pain, this effect can be particularly pronounced.

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How Many Treatments does it take?

Many people experience pain relief in 1 treatment. Recommended dosing is 2-3 times per week for 5-10 treatment sessions. Acute injuries usually require fewer treatments, while chronic conditions may need more. Laser treatments initiate the healing process and can continue to reduce inflammation for 24-72 hours after treatment. Laser Therapy is treatment that accompanies Physiotherapy, a Physiotherapy assessment is required to access Laser Therapy.

Our Team

Lindsey Adsett, BScOT

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 Lindsey Adsett, BSc.OT (c) graduated from the Department of Rehabilitation at the University of Alberta with a degree in Occupational Therapy in 2000. Before moving to Creston, she worked on a variety of acute care units in Calgary and in outpatient Neurological Rehabilitation programs. Lindsey provides services at the clinic, as well as in the community, in individual's homes and workplaces. 

She enables people in the "skills for the job of living", whether it be a child struggling to feed themself, an adult looking to return to employment after an injury or a senior wanting drive a scooter. Lindsey is an approved provider for DVA, ICBC and MCFD. 

She also does custom splinting, ergonomic assessments, equipment prescription and functional testing.

Ebony Crocker, RMT

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Ebony graduated in 2010 from the 3-year (3000 hour) massage therapy program at Okanagan Valley College of Massage Therapy in Vernon BC. Before this she worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse and a Personal Care Aide in both home and hospital settings.


 Ebony's modalities of treatment include pre-and post-natal massage, myofascial release therapy, trigger point therapy, deep tissue massage, Muscle Energy Techniques, Craniosacral therapy, as well as massage therapy for relaxation. 


Ebony is a mother of 2 very energetic young boys and spends her time keeping up!

Zea Friesen, R.Ac

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Zea Friesen is a Licensed Acupuncturist with a diploma in Chinese Herbal Medicine. She graduated from the Academy of Classical Oriental Sciences in Nelson, BC in 2007, and started her practice in Nelson before moving to Creston in 2012. 


Zea is dedicated to learning about the body and creating health through movement, diet a​nd awareness. Fascination with the healing process led her on a path to study Chinese medicine, including acupuncture, nutrition, cupping, moxibustion, energetic arts, as well as yoga, meditation and mindfulness practices. 





Dave Lyons MSW, RCC

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As a Registered Clinical Counselor for the last 25 years. I have a deep respect for peoples ability to imprve their lives, when they’ve decided a change is needed. 

My own life experience as a husband (43 years), father and worker give me an understanding of struggles we all go through as we meet life’s challenges.

I’ve worked over the last 25 years for adult, child and youth and first nations mental health with experience in individual, couple and family work. 

I have extensive experience with anger management strategies and have supported clients with developmental disabilities.

Larissa Osias, BKin

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Larissa graduated with a Kinesiology degree and a diploma in Fitness and Health Promotion from the University of Guelph & Humber College in Toronto. Larissa is a true believer that health and wellness can not only improve the state of the physical body, but also have the ability to impact and improve mental health. Larissa has experience in Fitness Training, Cardiac Rehabilitation and Physical Rehabilitation and is constantly learning different methods to help progress her clients from passive to active rehabilitation. 

Larissa leads a healthy and active lifestyle and enjoys dirt biking, hiking, rock climbing and snowboarding. Larissa also enjoys teaching Piano and Violin and has performed as a Concert Soloist. She looks forward to meeting new clients and improving their well-being.

Torey Gollan, RMT

Torey joins our team just graduating in November from the Kootenay Columbia College of Integrated Health Sciences! She is eager to start out her career and apply all the knowledge she has acquired during her schooling.

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Please contact us directly with any questions, comments, or scheduling inquiries you may have.

Phone: (250) 428-8962

Email: reception@crestonphysioworks.com

Address

312 19 Ave N, Creston, BC, Canada, V0B1G5

Fax: (250) 428-8968

Hours

Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 5:00pm

Friday - 8:30 - 4:00pm

Saturday - Sunday: Closed

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