Dr. Courtney Westera was born and raised in Red Deer, AB. She earned her Bachelor of Kinesiology from the University of Calgary. She then moved to Portland, Oregon to pursue her Chiropractic career. She graduated from the University of Western States with her Doctor of Chiropractic Degree and Bachelor of Science in Human Biology.
She has practiced alongside medical doctors, physiotherapists, massage therapists, and acupuncturists in Oregon and Colorado over the last few years as part of an integrated healthcare team. In addition, she has been trained in IASTM, Rock Tape methods, Mckenzie method, Webster technique, SFMA, & Dry Needling techniques (DCs not currently able to perform dry needling in BC). She also has a special interest in prenatal and postpartum care. Although she treats a wide variety of back and neck complaints, she is also skilled in conservative care for other musculoskeletal complaints such as headaches, TMD/TMJ, knee & shoulder pain, etc. She draws from a variety of different techniques to ensure each patient is treated as an individual and receives a treatment plan specific to them.
With a background in Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Dr. Westera has a focus on movement based care in addition to soft tissue and joint manipulation to get you back to doing what you love. Growing up as a competitive dancer, she has a passion to help people stay moving their best. In her spare time, Dr. Westera is embracing the Kelowna lifestyle by being outdoors and staying active.