November 2019 Business News

Ahead of the Curve Physiotherapy

Happy fifth birthday, Ahead of the Curve! Time flies when you're having fun.

Looking for physiotherapy? Ahead of the Curve can help treat sore limbs and spines, as well as pelvic and pregnancy-related physiotherapy for all genders.

Heather Kerr, owner-operator, has been serving the Elk Valley as a physiotherapist for close to 20 years. Online booking is available through, or by phone, 250-430-2115. Sessions are one-on-one in a private, closed-door, accessible setting. Some insurance direct billing available.

Fernie Physiotherapy
901 5th Ave

Stephanie Fraser, BC Registered Massage Therapist would like to announce that she is now back to work part-time at Fernie Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic and is looking forward to seeing old and new clients. Stephanie has been an RMT for eight years and has a range of experience including travelling across the world with the Canada Ski Cross Team, working with Olympic athletes.

Stephanie has a well-rounded approach and caters each massage to the client’s needs. She can treat a range of conditions from sports injuries to headaches to osteoarthritis and has additional training in myofascial release, yoga (200hrs), and Reiki.

To book call 250-423-3423 or email

Jenn Frost Entertainment

Fernie will be host to a New Years Eve Cabaret at The Community Centre once again, now produced by Jenn Frost Entertainment. Featuring energetic live drumming and DJ performance by Rumpus, who was recently named artist to watch in DJ Mag - North America. Joining him is DJ Soup, headlining DJ act as well as the director of the Pagoda Stage of the world-renowned Shambhala Music Festival. Local talent includes Fernie’s favourite DJ Cona, who will be providing visuals for the event, and Naturalist who was recently named Artist of the Year at the Kootenay Music Awards.

Live art installations by Cryptic Hive Tattoo and Art and Circus Acts Insomniacs will complement the spectacle, along with Fernie Distillery's signature cocktails alongside a full bar featuring Fernie Brewing company, craft beers and craft ciders. Tickets will be available soon, don’t miss out as this is a sell-out event.

Sparwood Chiropractic

Sparwood Chiropractic and Wellness is a one-stop hub for multidisciplinary health care in the Elk Valley providing Chiropractic, Physiotherapy, Registered Massage Therapy, Custom Orthotics and Nutritional Counselling. They pride themselves on providing personalized, one-on-one patient care for all types of injuries and conditions.

In addition to treating sports and orthopedic conditions, their physiotherapy team has received specialized training in concussion management and rehabilitation, dry needling (Gunn IMS) and vestibular (vertigo) rehabilitation.

Another exciting treatment option now available at the clinic is Shockwave Therapy, a safe and non-invasive therapy that uses high energy sound wave pulsations to regenerate damaged tissue. This treatment has proven effective for difficult and chronic conditions such as plantar fasciitis, tennis elbow and Achilles tendonitis.

Located in Sparwood at the Greenwood Mall next to Re-Max. To book an appointment call 250-425-6330. Direct Billing Available.

Thunder Meadows Health and Wellness
632 2nd Ave

Thunder Meadows would like to welcome Virginia Purcell, Certified Counsellor to their team. Virginia works Saturdays and is welcoming new patients.

Virginia Purcell has a BSc in Biology, a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology and is a Canadian Certified Counsellor with several years of experience in treating pain, grief, trauma, depression and anxiety with a biopsychosocial lens. She provides counselling in Fernie and also owns and operates a nature-based equine facilitated psychotherapy service in the East Kootenays.

To book an appointment with Virginia please visit