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ABOUT CLAIRE

Claire is a Registered Physiotherapist working out of Squamish, BC with a Masters of Physical Therapy from Queen’s University (2014).  She has a special interest in orthopaedics and sports injury rehab, using a combination of manual therapy, dry needling/IMS and individualized exercises to help you reach your goals. Her treatment approach is grounded in listening, educating and empowering her clients.

Claire enjoys treating a variety of conditions, ages and activity levels, but has a passion for running related injuries and treatment of the hip/pelvis. She has continued her education through post-graduate training in Advanced Orthopaedic Manual & Manipulative Physiotherapy through the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (Level 3) and has advanced training in the treatment of hip & low back pain, pregnancy related pelvic girdle pain, running related injuries, scoliosis management, and TMJ disorders.

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. Find more info on pelvic floor physiotherapy here. 

When not in the clinic, Claire can be found trail running, cross country skiing, biking, snowboarding, playing soccer and chasing after her two daughters in the Sea to Sky area.

Claire accepts direct billing to most insurance companies, ICBC and WorkSafeBC. 

Qualifications:

Extra Training:

  • Diagnostic Imaging for MSK Disorders in Primary Care (University of Alberta) - June 2024

  • Scoliosis Course - Level 1  (Barcelona Scoliosis Physiotherapy School) - March 2024

  • Evaluation and Management of Temporomandibular Disorders  (Stephen Shaffer, Key Clinical Skills - (March 2023)

  • The Female Athlete (Antony Lo) - November 2021

  • Pregnancy Related Pelvic Girdle Pain and Coccyx Dysfunction (ROST Therapy) - June 2020

  • Dyspareunia and Pelvic Pain (Dayan Physiotherapy Institute) - November 2019

  • Female and Male Introductory Pelvic Floor Course (Dayan Physiotherapy Institute) - October 2019

  • Concussion and Vestibular Rehab (Shannon McGuire) - October 2018

  • Fundamentals of Running Injuries (Running Injury Clinic) - October 2017 

  • First Responder Course (Sport Physiotherapy Canada) - October 2017

  • Temporomandibular Joint Disorders Course  (APTEI) -  February 2016

  • Mulligan Mobilization with Movement Course - June 2014

Find me at LivWell Integrated Health in Squamish, B.C. 

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