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Jaden Porte 

 Physical Therapist (MPT)

Jaden is a recent graduate of the University of Saskatchewan, earning his Master of Physical Therapy in 2022. He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology in 2020. During his studies in physiotherapy and kinesiology,

Jaden worked as a personal trainer certified through CSEP since 2018.
Jaden holds a particular interest in exercise-based rehabilitation programs for individuals living with osteoarthritis, chronic low back pain among other musculoskeletal injuries. Complementing his exercise philosophy, Jaden also performs manual therapy-based treatment to help his clients achieve their rehabilitation and health goals.


As a sponsored triathlete, Jaden competed at the 2023 Ironman 70.3 World Championship in Finland. Jaden has experience working with high-performance athletes in the NCAA, WHL, and USPORT leagues.
 

Utilizing his personal training background and physiotherapy qualifications, Jaden progresses recreational and high-performance athletes back to sport utilizing new technology such as a digital force gauge and goniometer, and digital cuffs for blood flow restriction training, allowing him to objectively
measure improvement in patient function.

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Bobby Edwards 

Physical Therapist (MPT)

Originally from the Lower Mainland, Bobby has spent his career developing a unique and varied skill set. A self-proclaimed nerd, Bobby graduated with a Masters Degree in Physiotherapy from UBC and has completed certification in Functional Dry Needling (IMS/intramuscular stimulation) from Kinetacore and attained a Certificate in Anatomical Acupuncture with the AFCI. 

 

Bobby has continued to develop his manual therapy skills with post-graduate training in orthopaedics, Craniosacral Therapy, Neural Manipulation and Visceral Manipulation.

 

In addition to these courses, he has also completed the Connect Therapy Series with Dr. LJ Lee, which he regularly uses to integrate his various treatments. Further, he has training in concussion management, dizziness, and vestibular rehabilitation.

 

Bobby enjoys the outdoors by rock climbing, mountain biking, and skiing. He also has a deep love for coffee and donuts.

 

Bobby is currently not accepting new ICBC or WSBC referrals but is happy to have his colleagues take them on in order to ensure prompt care and ease of booking.

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Jacob Movold

Kinesiologist

Jacob grew up in North Vancouver, BC and had the opportunity to play many sports varying from ultimate frisbee to football. It was playing these sports, getting numerous injuries, and seeing others injured, that sparked his passion for injury rehabilitation. He chose to attend the University of British Columbia Okanagan where he obtained his bachelor’s degree of Human Kinetics. Eventually, he wants to go back to school to become a physiotherapist so he can continue to assist others in their rehabilitation journey. He enjoys helping those achieve a better quality of life and assisting them on their journey to doing what they love. 

 

Outside of the clinic he is a sports enthusiast. He loves playing golf and basketball and is always happy to talk about what’s going on in the world of sports. He also enjoys weightlifting, hiking, and going camping in his spare time. Jacob tore his ACL and meniscus in the summer of 2022, so he understands the journey of getting back to functional strength and all the struggles that injuries can bring. Learning about the human body and expanding his understanding of it is something Jacob continuously strives for. 

 

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Dawn Mill
(She/Her)

Physical Therapist (BScPT)
& Registered Acupuncutrist (R.Ac)

Dawn has been with Kelowna Physiotherapy Associates since 2004 and became the owner in 2021. She is well known for her needling and physiotherapy skills, often combining them for the best effect. She completed her Physical Therapy degree in 1992 and added her Medical Acupuncturist Certificate in 1995. In 2001, Dawn became a Registered Acupuncturist.

Since then, she has pursued post-graduate education in Physiotherapy, IMS, and Traditional Chinese Medicine. Her areas of study include musculoskeletal problems, orthopedics, pain management, TMJ disorders, and Cranial Sacral Therapy. Her areas of interest include headaches and migraines, neurological symptoms, neck and spine issues, and pregnancy. Dawn continues to learn and evolve her skill-set, applying both Western and Eastern concepts.

Dawn is a very knowledgeable understanding clinician whose calming presence relaxes people throughout their treatment. She helps people to address their needs in a holistic way and find balance. Dawn has a keen interest in working with people of all shapes and sizes and strives to make Kelowna Physiotherapy Associates an inclusive environment.

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Clare Morrison-Kilburn

Physical Therapist (MScPT)

Clare graduated from the University of Toronto with a BScPT and returned in 2017 to attain her MScPT. She has certifications in Acupuncture, Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS or Dry Needling), as well as extensive post-graduate training in manual therapy, orthopedics, and dance medicine. Clare has been with Kelowna Physiotherapy Associates since 2003.

From a foundation built during her years as Senior Physiotherapist at Canada's National Ballet School in Toronto, Clare has developed an expertise in treating professional and recreational dancers. She recently published original research on the prevention of dance injuries in the Journal for Dance Medicine and Science (Vol 24, Issue 1).

Clare enjoys treating clients from all stages and walks of life, with an approach that focuses on determining underlying factors involved in pain/injury and integrating different treatment forms to enable a successful long-term outcome. She works with the client to establish goals and to help them become part of the recovery process.

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