Kore Athletic Therapy's mission is to provide quality rehabilitation services individualized for each client to create robustness in everyone.
Certified Athletic Therapist
Owner of Kore Athletic Therapy
Karissa is a Certified Athletic Therapist and the owner of Kore Athletic Therapy. As an athletic therapist Karissa treats musculoskeletal injuries, which are any injuries to the bones, muscles, ligaments, nerves or tendons. Karissa is compassionate, hard working with a thirst for knowledge. She believes that everyone should be able to do their activities pain-free without restrictions or limitations.
Born and raised in Fort McMurray she has called this community home for over 28 years. Karissa received her diploma in coaching and sports performance from Red Deer College and continued on to the University of Winnipeg to complete her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology Athletic Therapy in 2017. After doing some traveling after graduation Karissa Certified as an Athletic Therapist in November 2018. For the past 4 seasons Karissa has been the Head Athletic Therapist(AT) for the Keyano College Athletics department. As the Head AT for Keyano Karissa treated a wide variety of conditions and injuries helping athletes get back to the sport or activity they love. Karissa believes in being a forever student, always learning through experience and different courses. She continued her education in concussion management, evidence based cupping, and neuro-reconditioning.
Karissa has always had a passion for sports, playing multiple sports growing up and continuing in post secondary playing Volleyball with the Red Deer College Queens and the University of Winnipeg Wesmen. Her excitement of sport is what gave her the drive to continue in this field of work. After suffering many injuries herself and experiencing her own rehabilitation she is very empathic to everyone’s injuries and wants to do everything she can to help them get back to their ‘sport.’ Although the title sounds misleading, athletic therapy is for everyone.