Creston PhysioWorks & More

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

About Us

Why choose us?

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

 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 to assist you (and your body) to get back on track! 

See the Difference our practitioners can make.

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!

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Our Services

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!

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.

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.

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!

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.

Our Team

Lindsey Adsett, BScOT

 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

  

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!

Larissa Vassos, MPT, B.Sc.

 

Larissa graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Master of Physical Therapy degree in 2014. Since then, she has gained clinical experience in a variety of areas including Neurology and Orthopaedics in countries such as England, India and northern Canada.

Larissa provides client-focused physical therapy assessment and treatment to people of all ages and uses methods such as manual therapy, therapeutic exercise and education to get the best possible results for each individual. Additionally, she also implements the use of modalities, therapeutic taping and myofascial release techniques when indicated. 

In her spare time, Larissa enjoys long distance running, hiking and yoga. She is a travel enthusiast and adventure seeker who loves exploring the great outdoors and meeting new people.

Zea Friesen, R.Ac

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

  

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.

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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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