Kari is a University of Saskatchewan graduate, receiving her Bachelors of Science in Physical Therapy (2004) following a Bachelors of Science in Physiology (2001). She has supplemented her university education with a Certificate in Acupuncture with the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute (AFCI) in 2006, a certificate in Gunn IMS in 2012, and recently attained her designation as a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT). She has completed numerous post-graduate orthopaedic courses including: Certificate in Spinal Manual Therapy at Curtin University in Perth, Australia, Muscle Energy (MET) of the thoracic spine and rib cage, and FMS Level 1. She has acquired training in Chronic Pain management, including the Progressive Goal Attainment Program (PGAP) and training with Pain BC.
Kari’s physiotherapy experience encompasses a great deal of variety in both public and private settings. She maintains an active mountain lifestyle with her husband Carson, a teacher at Selkirk Secondary School, and their 2 boys, Ben and Eddie. Kari enjoys running, golfing, skiing, and family hikes in and around the beautiful peaks and valleys of the East Kootenays.