Carolyn Williams

**On Maternity Leave Until 2021**

What is your main area of practice?

Musculoskeletal and sport injuries. I have a special interest in pediatrics, shoulder pain and running injuries. I am the physical therapy team lead for the GSSMC shoulder multidisciplinary clinics, where I work closely with the sport medicine physicians and orthopedic surgeons.

What did you study and where?

I received a master of science in physical therapy in 2010 from the University of Alberta, and a bachelor of science in kinesiology with distinction in 2008, also from the University of Alberta. I have a certificate in Anatomical Acupuncture from the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute (AFCI) from 2011. In 2014, I completed my Intermediate Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Therapy with the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. I have completed courses in K-taping, McGill Spinal Stabilization, Soft Tissue Release, Mulligan Technique, the Lyn Watson shoulder program and Jim Meadow's Peripheral Manipulation. I am a clinical lecturer within the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine.

Do you work specific days/hours?

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Are you affiliated with any teams?

I volunteered with the Alberta Ballet from 2010 to 2012.