Heather Baxter

Heather Baxter

Heather has been practicing Physiotherapy in Vancouver since 2004 after moving from Northern Ireland where she graduated in 1997. Heather’s treatment uses an integrated approach involving education, manual therapy and appropriate exercises to address the root cause of the individual’s symptoms and movement dysfunction. She enjoys working with both acute and chronic issues and has had excellent results in the use of acupuncture to treat inflammatory conditions. Heather values the importance of forming supportive relationships with her clients to empower them to achieve a pain-free state of optimal strength and movement patterning. Heather enjoys treating a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions but is particularly interested in the cervical spine, lumbar spine, ankle, knee and shoulder joints and her sports focus is on runners and swimmers.

Heather gives specific care to citizens who suffer from body pains and various physiological disorders, for instance, Neck Pain, Paralysis, Muscular Pain, Slip disk, Back Pain, Joint Pain, Frozen Shoulder, and Shoulder Injury etc. She detects physical disorders; body malfunctioning, pain caused due to strain or diseases etc. using physical agents such as mobilization methods, exercises, mechanical & electrotherapy, and manipulations. Also, electrodiagnostic testing and laboratory imaging studies are done by her to have a holistic approach to the diagnosis and to avoid the further incidence of the illness. Heather’s approach includes surgery-less and drugless treatment to disabilities and pains arising from injury or trauma.

Her diagnosis techniques are aimed to provide maximum mobility and ability to the patients and minimize the pain in their body, muscles and mind. The capacity of her physiotherapy treatment is broad and she treats disorders and pains related to nervous system, musculoskeletal system, respiratory system etc. Heather strives to improve joint movements, assist to healing from sports injuries, cure the chronic pain, decrease overall body pain, recovering from the strain of operation, and recover the mobility and ability of the body. Heather uses special mobility and exercise gadgets to give quick relief from the pains and disability to her patients. These physiotherapy tools are meant to heal diverse portions of body so that the patients can complete their everyday work painlessly and with simplicity. Heather aids in the cardiac rehabilitation of patients and heal the pains and disability caused owing to accidents, brain injuries, burns, spinal cord and sports injuries. Heather utilizes finest practices to offer you the best possible care. Also, Heather offers you a painless life with enhanced body movement and capability. Heather wants her patients to feel they have been listened to and she has an in-depth understanding of their injury & symptoms.

“What Excites You?” “Professionally, making a significant difference in people’s lives…being able to remove pain and improve strength & movement so people can experience a better quality of life; being able to share my knowledge and expertise so people can be better educated to help themselves immediately and in the long-term; being able to do all this and reduce recurrence rates” “Personally, I love to run, hike, ski, bike, camp and spend time with family and friends.”