Welcome to Purcell Physiotherapy Clinic, a new way to connect with Karen Cornish — an experienced physiotherapist who has opened her own clinic at the Kimberley Health Centre in beautiful Kimberley, BC. Serving clientele throughout the East Kootenay, Purcell Physiotherapy Clinic is part of the WorkSafeBC (WCB) Network and is also proud to offer Certified Aquatic Therapy and Home Visitation in both Kimberley & Cranbrook, BC.


Physiotherapy Experience

Karen has over 30 years of experience providing treatment for:
  • Orthopaedic
  • Neurological (such as post-Stroke & MS)
  • Balance & Fall Risk
  • Pre- & Post-Surgical
  • Paediatrics
  • Complex Disorders (multiple injuries)
  • Post-Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA)
  • Women’s Health
  • Seniors
  • Hands
Karen is also experienced in performing Home Safety Assessments and Balance & Fall Risk Assessments.


Certified Aquatic Therapy

Aquatic Therapy is one of Karen's passions. She is certified in the following areas:

  • Aquatic Arthritis Instructor
  • Aquatic Prenatal Instructor 
  • Aquatic Rehabilitation Instructor
  • Aquatic Senior Instructor
  • Aquatic "Shape Up & Water Train" Instructor (Weight Management)
  • Aquatic Sports Conditioning
  • Aquatic Tai-Chi Fitness & Mindful Movement Instructor
Contact Purcell Physiotherapy for more information on how Aquatic Therapy may positively impact you and your quality of life.


Home Visitation

Are you or a loved one unable to get the treatment you need? Home Visitation is available on a case by case basis. Contact Purcell Physiotherapy today for a consultation.


We are now able to offer Kinesiology!

Mattea Polivka is a registered Kinesiologist in B.C. In 2021, she received her Bachelor of Kinesiology majoring in Human Kinetics from the University of Regina. During her time at the University of Regina, she worked as a Student Trainer with multiple varsity teams and completed an internship with the Saskatchewan Roughriders. She also instructed individual and group fitness sessions during her university practicum. Mattea is gaining experience in providing Hydrotherapy to our clients. Mattea is looking forward to working with a variety of clientele in our clinic.


Additional physiotherapists

We are excited to welcome a new physiotherapist, Jordan Olexyn, joining us in the fall!