Meet HECs Physiotherapists and Pilates Instructors
At Healthy Essentials Clinic, we work hard to offer our clients integrative health care. Two of these avenues are Physiotherapy and Pilates, which work wonders together to ensure your body is moving the best it possibly can, regardless of what you are going through. In this blog, we’re thrilled to introduce you to four remarkable team members from the HEC team. Each brings a unique set of skills and a shared passion for integrated health, combining the power of Physiotherapy and Pilates to create a holistic approach to wellbeing.
Janet Sprague, a Certified Lymphedema Therapist with over 30 years in private practice, specializes in physiotherapy for cancer recovery. Her expertise extends to managing a variety of post-cancer treatment complications including decreased range of motion, radiation fibrosis, and lymphedema. Janet’s commitment to this field was further solidified with her tenure as the sole physiotherapist at BC Cancer Agency in Vancouver in 2020. She is now on a mission to establish a cancer rehab program in Kelowna, addressing the critical need for these services in the Okanagan Valley.
Sabina Janet Viktorija Lee
MscPT, BSc.HK, FDN/IMS, Women’s Health
An Okanagan native, Sabina has 8 years of experience as a Physiotherapist, with a focus on Orthopaedics and Women’s Health. Her approach blends manual therapy, therapeutic exercises, and dry needling, ensuring a comprehensive treatment plan for her patients. Sabina is passionate about creating a community of motivated clients at HEC, especially with the integration of Pilates for enhanced rehabilitation and health.
Pilates Program Manager & Certified Instructor, FRC Mobility Specialist (FRCms), Pregnancy and Postpartum Corrective Exercise Specialist (PCES)
Heather transitioned from a career in insurance to the world of movement therapy after becoming a mother. Now a Pilates instructor, she specializes in foundational work, breath patterning, and functional mobility. Heather is particularly drawn to helping pre- and post-natal women address abdominal and pelvic floor dysfunction. She values the multidisciplinary team approach at HEC, aiming to contribute to the holistic care of clients.
Pilates Instructor, Certified TPC Advanced Classical Pilates & STOTT Merrithew Pilates
A 15-year veteran in Pilates instruction, Mira focuses on deep body awareness and supports clients through surgical preparation and recovery. She values the collaborative environment at HEC, where the integration of various disciplines ensures comprehensive care for clients, extending beyond the realm of Pilates.
The Power of Integrated Health: Physiotherapy and Pilates
Integrating Physiotherapy and Pilates offers a unique blend of strength, flexibility, and targeted healing that can significantly enhance recovery and overall wellness. This combination ensures a holistic approach, addressing not just the symptoms but the root causes of physical issues.
Healing and Strengthening Together
Physiotherapy provides targeted treatment for specific injuries or conditions, helping to alleviate pain and restore function. Pilates complements this by strengthening the core, improving posture, and enhancing flexibility. Together, they ensure a balanced recovery, reducing the risk of future injuries.
Empowering Self-Care with Integrative Health
This integrated approach empowers individuals to take an active role in their own health. Clients learn to understand their bodies better, gaining tools and knowledge to maintain their wellbeing long-term. This not only aids in quicker recovery but also fosters a sense of autonomy and confidence in managing one’s health.
By choosing HEC, you are choosing a path of comprehensive care, backed by a passionate team committed to your holistic wellbeing. Welcome to a community where your health is our top priority, and every step of your journey is supported by experts dedicated to empowering you.