Squamish Physiotherapy and Wellness Centre - pt Health
"If I could give 10 stars I would! Thorough consultation, super attentive. I will be back again next week (because I play hard and don't like to rest!)"
"I'm very satisfied with this physio. Good atmosphere and very friendly and skillful staff. They are doing wonders on my ankle. Definitely recommended!"
Our Clinic Team
Heidi ShortreedSpeaks: English
Heidi has been both a Squamish resident and a physiotherapist for more than 25 years and attended Howe Sound Secondary School, but completed her final year abroad in Finland as a Rotary exchange student. Heidi received her physiotherapy degree from UBC, and has completed her Part A/ Level 4 orthopaedic level exam and most recently has become a certified Urban Poling instructor.
In addition to working at pt Health-Squamish, Heidi is a community physiotherapist for Vancouver Coastal Health. With VCH, she does home care physiotherapy and runs the exercise component of the Squamish Healthy Heart program. Heidi also instructs the hydrotherapy program at the local aquatic centre.
Danielle BalikSpeaks: Czech
Danielle completed her Master of Physical Therapy degree from the University of British Columbia and her Bachelor’s degree from Simon Fraser University in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry. She became interested in physiotherapy after going through the rehabilitation process herself for a number of sports related injuries.
Currently, she lives in Squamish and enjoys outdoor activities such as skiing, mountain biking, mountaineering, climbing and kiteboarding. Danielle has a specific interest in hand therapy and is working towards becoming a Certified Hand Therapist. She has taken several continuing education courses for the specific treatment of shoulder, hand and back related injuries.
Being an avid mountain biker herself, she does bike fitting and enjoys treating bike related injuries. She believes in a personalized treatment plan that involves a balance of manual therapy, education and exercise management to restore musculoskeletal imbalances and to prevent further injury.
Amber MawsonSpeaks: English
Amber has been assisting people to keep moving for over 11 years as a registered massage therapist and a kinesiologist. She recently became a physiotherapist to expand her toolbox further. Her passion is enabling people to engage in activity and unlock their full physical potential. Amber has training in functional movement assessment (FMS level 2), Kinesiotaping (Level 2) and Modern Manual Therapy for upper and lower body.
Her treatment approach is based on thorough assessment, diagnosis, education, application of manual therapy techniques and developing customized exercise programs for patients. She loves working with patients of all ages and abilities in the clinic, in the gym or in the pool!
Amber has been a triathlete, runner, paddler, climber, skier, mountain biker and generally enjoys getting outdoors at all possible opportunities. Involvement in sport at both recreational and competitive levels has brought many injuries and set backs, but through these she discovered a fascination with the human body and its ability to recover. She is always on the look-out for new information that provides insight into how we can recover better and move with less pain.
Lyndie BurttSpeaks: English
"The facility is great and populated by caring, attentive staff. I’m definitely coming back the next time my back gets backed into a corner. Thanks you guys!"
"I don't live here permanently but they took me in promptly and are amazing. I felt way better with my knee taped when I walked out of my first visit. Thank you so much."