Quality Prosthetic and Orthotic Treatments since 1986
Hager Orthopaedic Clinics Ltd. has been offering quality prosthetic and orthotic treatments in British Columbia for over 30 years. Our Certified Orthotists are able to offer creative solutions for your orthotic needs. Examples of some of our orthotic treatments include foot orthoses, shoe modifications, sports medicine bracing, ankle-foot orthoses (AFO), and spinal bracing.
Our prosthetic treatments range from traditional designs to microprocessor knees and myoelectric prosthetic hands. We are able to help both the young and active and those limited mobility. No clinical presentation is beyond our capabilities and our on-site lab ensures the highest quality products.
We are also proud to offer post-mastectomy breast forms and intimate apparel fitting at our facility in Kelowna. Our Certified Post-Mastectomy Fitters have the knowledge and experience to help patients regain their self-confidence and quality of life.
KIMBERLY A. OYE
Certified Post-Mastectomy Fitter
Kim has over 20 combined years in the medical field, both clinical and administrative. Seventeen of those years were spent billing and coding at a large surgical department in Maine, USA. In May 2011 she moved to the Okanagan where she continues in her administration field with Hager Orthopaedic Clinics Ltd.
ALLAN BLYT BSC (KIN) C.P.O. (C)
Certified Prosthetist and Orthotist
Allan completed his two year CBCPO Residency and Certification in Orthotics in 2001 after completing the two year clinical methods program at BCIT in 1998 and an undergraduate degree in Kinesiology first. He has extensive paediatric treatment experience with an emphasis on children with special needs such as Cerebral Palsy, Cranial Remodelling, and lower extremity deficiencies. Allan has worked in both hospitals and clinical team settings for this knowledge. Allan's other main focus is adult feet, with special interest in diabetes and sensory neuropathies. He has utilized off-loading walkers, modified footwear, and custom insoles to manage and maintain patients’ feet during all stages of healing. Allan was President of the CBCPO Board of Directors from 2006 - 2008 and also has served on numerous professional committees.
WILLIAM BUSTON R.T.P.O. (C)
Registered Prosthetics and Orthotic Technician
Originally from Toronto, William successfully completed the only Technical Orthotics and Prosthetics program in Canada at George Brown College. Chasing his passion for the outdoors and for fabricating both prosthetics and orthotics, William moved across the country and joined the Hager team in 2003. William is now the laboratory manager for Hager Orthopaedic Clinics Ltd., and oversees every device fabricated for treatments in both the Central Okanagan and the West Kootenays. Outside of work William can be found enjoying family life and hunting and fishing in the mountains.
AMANDA BREMNER B.SC. C.P. (C)
Certified Prosthetist and Orthotic Resident
Amanda is a Canadian Certified Prosthetist who is actively pursuing her certification in Orthotics. She was originally drawn to the field with a drive for connecting people with the activities that mean the most to them and problem solving with design. Amanda graduated from the Prosthetics and Orthotics program at British Columbia Institute of Technology in 2016 after a Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology at Simon Fraser University and a brief stint in software design.
Amanda feels honoured to work with clients to design treatment plans and devices that allow them to return to activities of daily life whether it is daily chores to keep them independent at home, community involvement or sport and hobbies. She believes that understanding what is important to her client will lead to the greatest success.
After work, Amanda loves to hangout in the mountains.
EMILY DYSZUK M.S.C., C.O. (C)
Emily completed her two-year clinical methods program in prosthetics and orthotics from George Brown College (GBC) in Toronto in 2017. Prior to this, she completed one year of a technical program at GBC, giving her a greater understanding of the fabrication processes and materials used. She also holds a Master of Science in Rehabilitation Sciences from the University of Western Ontario where she studied classification systems and movements in children with cerebral palsy. She is a certified member in good standing with the national professional association, Orthotics Prosthetics Canada.
Emily has worked in both hospitals and private clinical settings, which have contributed to her knowledge and growth in the field and accentuated the importance of collaboration with other health professionals. Emily is an expert in knee bracing, whether it is for sporting injuries, arthritis, or general knee pain. As a lifelong user herself, she is up to date on new technology and the wide array of options available. She is passionate about providing Orthotic treatment, especially to the pediatric population, with an emphasis on working with children with cerebral palsy and other neuromuscular pathologies. She brings experience in plagiocephaly helmeting, club foot, scoliosis bracing, and pediatric ankle foot orthoses (AFOs). Emily loves the outdoors, you can be sure to find her hiking up a mountain, paddling on the water, or skiing in the winter with her friends and family. Let Emily help you achieve your goals and get back to living your best life.