Find me at
1414 Winnipeg Street, Squamish
Claire is a Registered Physiotherapist with a Master’s of Physical Therapy from Queen’s University (2014). She has a special interest in orthopaedics, sports injury rehab and pelvic floor therapy, using a combination of manual therapy, dry needling/acupuncture and individualized exercises to help you reach your goals. Her treatment approach is grounded in listening, educating and empowering her patients.
ORTHOPAEDIC AND SPORTS INJURIES
Claire enjoys treating a variety of conditions, ages and activity levels, from acute sports injuries to pregnant mamas, and everything in between. She has continued her education through many post-graduate courses, including Advanced Orthopaedic Manual & Manipulative Physiotherapy through the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (Level 3) and has a special interest in the treatment of hip & low back pain, running related injuries, whiplash & neck pain, knee injuries, surgical rehab and TMJ disorders.
PELVIC HEALTH PHYSIOTHERAPY
Claire also has a special interest in pelvic floor rehabilitation. Being a mom of two littles herself, she understands some of the challenges one may experience related to pregnancy and the postpartum journey. Combining her experience as an orthopaedic and pelvic floor physiotherapist, Claire is able to help women prepare, empower and thrive throughout all stages of life.
A pelvic floor physiotherapy session will include a detailed assessment of your posture, pelvic, hip and lumbar mechanics/strength and will usually include an internal exam to assess pelvic floor muscle strength and tone. Common conditions include bowel and bladder dysfunction (urinary incontinence, urinary frequency/urgency), pelvic organ prolapse, painful sex conditions, prenatal and postnatal pain and exercise, labour preparation & education, and pelvic girdle pain, including SI joint, hip and pubic symphysis dysfunction. Helping you return to sport and activity after having babies is one of Claire's passions!
Intramuscular stimulation (IMS) or Functional Dry Needling (FDN) involves inserting a tiny monofilament (acupuncture) needle into a muscle in order to release shortened bands of muscles tissue and decrease trigger point activity. Dry needling is the best treatment for acute and chronic musculoskeletal or neuropathic pain, rehabilitation from injury, and even injury prevention. Claire also practices acupuncture styles of needling as well.
Monday 8 - 2 pm
Tuesday 2 - 8 pm
Wednesday 8 - 2 pm
Thursday 8 - 2 pm
Friday 8 - 2 pm