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Help us welcome the newest addition to the Okanagan Integrative Health team! Priscilla de Souza, kinesiologist, is joining the clinic and is now available to schedule starting October 1, 2021.
 

Priscilla recently moved to the Okanagan from Vancouver Island with her husband and two children. She comes to the team with an extensive background as a personal trainer, yoga instructor, and clinical kinesiologist. An avid health enthusiast, you can find her cycling the streets of Kelowna, hiking the Okanagan trails, and running marathons.

 

Professionally, Priscilla joins the team with a wealth of knowledge and extensive experience in the health and fitness industry. A graduate of Trinity Western, she was able to earn her Bachelor of Human Kinetics with honors while working as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor. Priscilla has earned a Graduate Certificate in Pain Management from the University of Alberta while also working as a kinesiologist in Courtenay, BC. She has also accumulated 200 hours of training as a yoga instructor as well as continuing education in health & aging, athletic injuries, and postpartum fitness.



"I get it. Injuries can change everything; altering your identity, relationships, and job performance, even restricting your ability to enjoy your favourite hobbies. I’ve been there. That’s what inspired me to study rehabilitative exercise, sport psychology and the neuroplasticity of pain. I know the power of this decision you’re making right now and I want to help you figure out what works for you. Whether you’re dealing with acute injury, chronic pain, or other health conditions, movement is medicine for the mind and body. I offer exercise therapy, facilitated stretch and soft tissue release.  Let’s discover what resonates best with you, working with your natural strengths and interests. I want you to feel empowered, not only by having fun with exercise, but also through gaining self-management strategies. Let me support you towards improved health, fitness, injury recovery and pain management." - Priscilla de Souza

 

Priscilla is now available to book online for kinesiology appointments starting October 1, 2021. Kinesiology appointments may be covered by your benefits. We will provide detailed receipts that you can submit for reimbursement. We are currently in the process of setting up direct billing to ICBC for auto injury rehabilitation. In the meantime, we will provide a detailed receipt for reimbursement.

 

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