Shirley Andrusiak - B.P.T., Registered Physiotherapist & Owner


Shirley Andrusiak is a registered physiotherapist with over 40 years of clinical experience. After graduating from the University of Saskatchewan in 1977, Shirley was offered a job at Victoria Union Hospital in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. The hospital offered diversified rotations that included paediatrics, acute care, intensive care, cardiopulmonary, burns, neurological rehab, extended care, and outpatient orthopaedics and sports medicine.

One year later, she accepted the position of Director of Physical Therapy at the hospital and remained in that position for the next nine years. In 1979, Shirley completed her degree at the University of Saskatchewan, graduating with a Bachelor of Physical Therapy with Distinction. In 1986, she opened Prince Albert's first Private Practice Physiotherapy Clinic, known as South Hill Physiotherapy Clinic. She remained in Prince Albert until 1992 when she joined a partnership at Black Mountain Physiotherapy Clinic in Kelowna, British Columbia. Soon after moving to Kelowna, the business expanded to include both Glenmore Physiotherapy Clinic and Guisachan Physiotherapy Clinic.

Now celebrating 25 years in business in Kelowna, Shirley owns and operates Guisachan Physiotherapy Clinic.

Qualifying Experience

Shirley has extensive experience in orthopaedic care. She has completed 22 continuing education courses that strengthen her manual techniques for treating dysfunctions and derangements. She has completed all four courses through the McKenzie Institute for cervical, thoracic and lumbar conditions. Shirley has a special interest in the treatment of lower back pain, using the McKenzie Approach to treatment.

At her clinic, patients receive compassionate care and effective results in their physical therapy treatments. Shirley has successfully helped thousands to relieve pain and return to the joys of actively living.

Shirley believes in integrating all systems to decrease pain and restore movement while achieving optimal function. She strives to educate her patients to promote a total well being and prevent further injury.


Kristi Scott - B.Sc., M.Sc.PT, Registered Physiotherapist


Kristi is a registered physiotherapist. She joined her mother, Shirley Andrusiak, at Guisachan Physiotherapy after graduating from the Masters of Science in Physical Therapy Program at the University of Alberta in 2010. She also holds an Undergraduate Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Victoria.

Qualifying Experience

Kristi has completed numerous continuing education courses since completing her Master's degree. These courses include Orthopedic Manual Therapy, Kinesio taping, treatment of vertigo, Fit Fore Golf, and Sports First Responder. She has also completed her training with the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute and is certified to perform acupuncture.

Kristi brings an energetic, exercise based approach to the clinic. She focuses on client centered care, education, exercise prescription, and manual therapy techniques. Each of her patients will receive a comprehensive assessment prior to treatment, individualized treatment plan, and home exercise program.

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Makayla Randall - Receptionist and Clinic Assistant


Makayla is a recent graduate of University of British Columbia Okanagan, graduating with a Bachelors of Human Kinetics and Kinesiology degree with Clinical Application as its focus. She always had a passion for the human body and muscle function and has been applying to continue her education to become a Physiotherapist. Makayla has always been around health and fitness, as she was a figure skater for 11 years with the Kelowna Figure Skating Club. And now that she has the opportunity to work along side two amazing Physiotherapists, she feels that she is learning more and more everyday about this lifestyle and what is to come.

Makayla will always bring a positive and high energy personality to the clinic, and will greet you with a huge smile!


Guisachan Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic
109-2365 Gordon Drive | Kelowna, BC | V1W 3C2 | Tel: (250) 860-3326