Stephanie Bryant DC, MS, ICCSP
Dr. Stephanie Bryant is the chiropractor and owner at Kootenay Chiropractic and Sport Performance in Fernie, BC. Dr. Bryant, formerly Hornquist, was born and raised in Fernie, BC where she spent most of her time participating in various sports, predominately figure skating. She was a Regional, Provincial, Western Canadian, and Canadian Gold Medalist throughout her skating career; she represented BC at the BC Winter Games in 2002, the Canada Winter Games in 2003, and was part of the Olympic Development Team in 2010. Dr. Bryant also skated professionally with Disney On Ice for 2 years prior to beginning her undergraduate and graduate studies.
Dr. Bryant pursued her undergraduate studies in Sports and Exercise Science at the College of the Rockies and the University of Lethbridge until completing all of her degrees at the University of Western States in Portland, Oregon. She has a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology, a Masters of Science in Sports Medicine, and a Doctorate in Chiropractic.
Dr. Bryant has completed additional training in prenatal and postpartum care with the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association and BIRTHFIT, where she obtained her Webster Certification and BIRTHFIT Professional status. She is also a Regional Director for BIRTHFIT in Fernie. In addition, Dr. Bryant has pursued further training in athletic development and rehabilitation with the Prague School to Athletic Development, neurodevelopmental and rehabilitation principles with the Prague School and Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS), and chiropractic analysis and adjusting techniques with the Motion Palpation Institute. She is also a Kinesio Taping Practitioner and an Internationally Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner (ICCSP).
Dr. Bryant attributes her athletic and professional success to her incredibly supportive family, her coaches, trainers, and most of all, the community of Fernie. She is incredibly excited to be able to practice in her hometown, give back, and share the knowledge she has gained to help others in the community reach their goals.
Dr. Bryant believes in a multidisciplinary team approach to healthcare with emphasis on empowering her clients to be actively involved in their care and their lives. She believes that every body is different and provides individualized care unique to yours by utilizing a variety of techniques. Regardless of philosophy, Dr. Bryant will strive to help you get the care that you need in order to help you achieve your health, performance, and life goals.