Dr. Sarah Brise grew up in Prince George, British Columbia. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at the University of Victoria. While at UVic Sarah played on the varsity volleyball team and was twice awarded CIS Academic All-Canadian. Sarah then attended Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto earning her Doctor of Chiropractic Degree in 2008. She is also a certified Active Release Techniques (A.R.T. ® ) provider and NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Sarah has also completed her certification in Functional Movement Systems: Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA).
Sarah believes in a holistic, patient-centered approach to health care, encouraging patients to take an active role in their health. As a chiropractor and kinesiologist, Sarah uses her fitness and rehab experience to design custom exercise and stretching programs for her patients, as well as using A.R.T. (Active Release Techniques) and chiropractic techniques to treat muscle and joint injuries, arthritis-related pain, and postural or repetitive strain. She strives to provide quality health care to all patients, ranging from chiropractic care during pregnancy, treatment of athletic injuries, workplace injuries, and relief from everyday aches and pains. She works with folks to improve their pain and function when managing chronic conditions such as arthritis, degenerative joint or disc disease, fibromyalgia and chronic pain syndrome. Sarah has taken various specialized courses, including functional movement (SFMA), spinal stenosis, and the McGill Method for low back pain. She also loves prenatal care, and has completed specialized pregnancy care courses including the Webster Technique, Spinning Babies, and the Spinning Babies Aware Practitioner Workshop.
Dr. Brise loves living in Kamloops, where the possibilities are endless for exploring the outdoors and pursuing an active lifestyle. Sarah has a wealth of experience in elite and recreational sports, including volleyball, soccer, downhill and cross-country skiing, marathon running, and triathlon. Her athletic endeavors have included an 1800-mile cycling trip down the west coast and completing the Penticton Ironman triathlon. These days when she’s not in the office you can usually find her helping our with her kids’ sports teams, out on her mountain bike, or in her garden.