KATRINA DITTMANN, BSC. KIN., CPT, PN1 - PRACTICING KINESIOLOGIST, BRACING SPECIALIST, COMPRESSION THERAPY FITTER

Katrina graduated from Simon Fraser University in 2013, obtaining a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology with a concentration in Active Health and Rehabilitation. She also received two certificates from SFU in Applied Human Nutrition and Health and Fitness Studies. She has been a practicing BCAK Kinesiologist since then.

Katrina grew up in the small town of Summerland, BC. Growing up she has always been athletic, playing on competitive sports teams all year round. She knew at a young age, that she always wanted to be around people, helping them be active and healthy! Even being a full-time student in University, she also worked as a Sr. Manager at SFU Rec Sports and as a Personal Trainer and Fitness Instructor at the SFU Fitness Centre always being around some aspect of health and fitness.

After University, Katrina gained extensive clinical and retail experience as the Lead Orthopedic Brace Fitter in a very high traffic clinic in Vancouver. She also continued to work as a Personal Trainer and Fitness Instructor at SFU until moving back to the Okanagan in the summer of 2015.

Moving back to the Okanagan, Katrina has been excited to continue to pursue her career in combining her athletic background, Kinesiology education, and personal training and fitness experience with her passion for helping clients reach their full potentials and providing clients with the best knowledge and support.

In her spare time, she can definitely be found being active, whether it's playing on multiple competitive soccer teams, volleyball, having fun on her slow pitch team, snowboarding in the winter months, weightlifting at the gym, and getting outside and exploring the Okanagan with her dogs!

HER EDUCATIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS INCLUDE:

  • BSc. Kinesiology - Concentration In Active Health And Rehabilitation
  • BCAK Practicing Kinesiologist
  • BCRPA Personal Trainer
  • Precision Nutrition Level 1
  • K-Taping Pro Therapist
  • STR Level 1 (Soft Tissue Release)
  • BCAK Functional Assessment Of The Spine & Extremities (F.A.S.E) Certification
  • Advanced Execise Prescription- Upper & Lower Extremities
  • BC Lymphedema Association Professional Member
  • Reebok Indoor Cycling Instructor
  • SFU Certificate In Applied Human Nutrition
  • SFU Certificate In Health And Fitness Studies
  • Sigvaris Certified Compression Fitter
  • Dr. Segal's Certified Compression Fitter
  • Bauerfeind Certified Compression & Brace Fitter
  • Standard First Aid & CPR-C

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[OLD] Sizing Charts

FOOTWEAR:

European Sizing chart conversion:

*Please note that these conversion charts serve as a general guideline, actual fitting may vary by style.

Women’s

US

4.5-5

5.5-6

6.5-7

7.5-8

8.5-9

9.5-10

10.5-11

11.5-12

12.5-13

EU

35

36

37

38

39

40

41

42

43

 

Men’s

US

7.5-8

8.5-9

9.5-10

10.5-11

11.5-12

12.5-13

13.5-14

14.5-15

EU

41

42

43

44

45

46

47

48

 

SOCKS :

Sockwell

Brooks

Sock Size

US Men's Shoe Size

US Women's Shoe Size

Euro Shoe Size

Small

 

4 - 6.5

34 - 37

Medium

6 - 8.5

7 - 9.5

38 - 41

Large

9 - 11.5

10 - 12.5

42 - 45

XL

12 - 14.5

 

46 - 49


ANKLE BRACES:

 

Bauerfeind

 

Professional Orthopedic Products (POP)

  

DJO - Roboboots – Short and Tall

SHOE SIZE MEN

SHOE SIZE WOMEN

SIZE

Up to 4

Up to 5

XS

4 - 7

5 - 8

S

7 - 10

8 - 11

M

10 - 13

11 - 15

L

13+

15+

XL

 

 

 

DJO- Aircast Airsport

DESCRIPTION

MEN

WOMEN

SIZE

Left

Up to 5

Up to 5

X-Small

Right

Up to 5

Up to 5

X-Small

Left

5.5 - 7

5.5 - 8.5

Small

Right

5.5 - 7

5.5 - 8.5

Small

Left

7.5 - 11

9 - 12.5

Medium

Right

7.5 - 11

9 - 12.5

Medium

Left

11.5 - 13

13 - 14.5

Large

Right

11.5 - 13

13 - 14.5

Large

Left

13.5 +

15 +

X-Large

Right

13.5 +

15 +

X-Large

  

KNEE BRACES:

 

Bauerfeind

 

 

 

Ossur

Size

Circumference*

*Circumference measured 6” above mid-patella

XSmall

11.5" (29cm) to 13.75" (35cm)

Small

13.75" (35cm) to 16" (41cm)

Medium

16" (41cm) to 18" (46cm)

Large

18" (46cm) to 20.5" (52cm)

XLarge

20.5" (52cm) to 22.5" (57cm)

XXLarge

22.5" (57cm) to 24.75" (63cm)

XXXLarge

24.75" (63cm) to 28.5" (72cm)

XXXXLarge

28.5" (72cm) to 32" (81cm)

 

DJO

*Measurements taken 6” above mid-patella

SIZE

MEASUREMENT

XS/S

13" - 18.5" (33 - 47 cm)

M/L

18.5" - 23.5" (47 - 60 cm)

XL/XXL

23.5" - 29.5" (60 - 75 cm)

XXXL

29.5" - 31" (75 - 79 cm)


 

ELBOW BRACES:

Bauerfeind

 

 

HAND BRACES:

 

Professional Orthopedic Products (POP)

 

Size

Wrist Circ.

X-Small

4 ¾" - 5 ½"

Small

5 ½" - 6 ¼"

Medium

6 ¼" - 7"

Large

7" - 7 ¾"

X-Large

7 ¾" - 8 ½"


 

Orliman (thumb brace)

 

Size

Wrist

Circumference

in CM   (A)

 

Length

in CM   (B)

Small

14 - 18

11

Large

18 - 22

13

 

Our team is here to help you Move Well, Be Well

Orthoquest is open for orthotic, bracing, compression sock, and shoe fitting appointments. In following with the rules and regulations set out by the  provincial health authority, we are continuing to implement proper physical distancing practices and cleaning procedures.

Our Kinesiologists are also here to help.  As of May 25th, Kelowna Kinesiology will be transitioning from virtual appointments to in-person appointments. We are also continuing to offer online classes.

Please call 250-448-5908 to answer screening questions in order to qualify for an appointment with one of our team members.