The Lower Mission Team
Lower Mission Physiotherapists
Jinelle Chang B.Kin, MPT, IMS
Jinelle is a registered Physiotherapist working at Sun City Physiotherapy’s Lower Mission clinic. After studying and practicing in Vancouver, she chose Kelowna to be her new home.
Jinelle completed her Masters of Physical Therapy following a Bachelor of Kinesiology at UBC. She is currently
Vincent Cunanan BSc.P.T., BSc.Anat., Dip. Manip. PT., Fellow of CAMPT, CGIMS
Vince is the Clinic Director of the Lower Mission office and the Clinical Education Coordinator for all of our clinics. “Vinny” has been with Sun City Physiotherapy since 2014, and has embraced the Okanagan lifestyle along with his wife and children. He’s an avid coffee drinker, a sometimes-golfer, and community-building advocate.Vince is an advanced trained, manipulative…
Shelby Pudek MPT, B.Kin, CAFCI
Shelby grew up on the Sunshine Coast where she spent most of her free time dancing in a pre-professional program. She moved to Vancouver to complete her Bachelor of Kinesiology at UBC. During her time there, she was the head athletic trainer for the UBC Men’s Volleyball Team and UBC Women’s Basketball Team. In addition, Shelby trained men’s rugby, lacrosse, and provincial soccer teams.
Lower Mission Registered Massage Therapists
Emily Monkman RMT
Emily Monkman is a registered massage therapist originally from Kamloops, BC. She grew up spending much of her time outdoors. Winters were spent skiing at Sun Peaks, and in the summer she hiked and camped with friends and family. Emily moved to Kelowna to pursue her education in the Vancouver Career College Massage Therapy Program. Throughout her program, she worked with a variety of
patients and conditions including…
Cassie Thackray RMT
Cassie is an RMT who took her training in Vernon through Okanagan Valley College of Massage Therapy. Before working with Sun City Physiotherapy, she gained experience working as a Locum Massage Therapist, moving around BC and working with a wide variety of clientele from geriatrics to athletes. She worked alongside many different physiotherapists, yoga teachers, and acupuncturists, absorbing and sharing knowledge in the process.
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