About Heather Huybregts
Heather graduated from McMaster University in 2008 with a Master of Science in Physiotherapy after completing a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry-Nutrition at Memorial University in 2005.
Heather completed post-graduated courses in Functional Dry Needling (Kinetacore), temperomandibular joint dysfunction (APTEI), therapeutic taping (Bahram Jam) and treatment of lumbar spine dysfunction (Jim Meadows). She has incorporated these skill-sets into her work in private practice in Corner Brook, St. John’s, Fort McMurray and Calgary. In 2012, she completed training at the Lois Hole Hospital for Women in Edmonton in the treatment of urinary incontinence through pelvic-floor muscle re-education and behavioural techniques. She went on to complete up to level IV training with Pelvic Health Solutions (Vaughan, ON) in the manual treatment of pelvic pain in pregnancy, and other types of pelvic pain/dysfunction. Since 2012, Heather has been practicing pelvic health physiotherapy with female patients of all ages.
In addition to pelvic health physiotherapy, Heather has experience treating a wide range of musculoskeletal injuries/dysfunctions from chronic/acute neck or back pain to sports injuries as well temporomandibular dysfunction and repetitive use injuries.
When she is not practicing physiotherapy or chasing after her two energetic sons, Heather is a blogger and monthly newspaper columnist and enjoys acting in local theatre productions.