Christie Tait MN NP-PHC
Christie Tait is extremely passionate about advocating for improved accuracy and management of headache disorders. Outside of clinical care, she delivers educational programming to healthcare providers with an interest in headache and migraine management, volunteers time to Migraine Canada, and hosts a headache blog – www.christietait.com
When she is not doing headache-related work, Christie is usually busy running around with her 4 children (and dog!) and can usually be found with them in one of our east-end parks or at the beach collecting rocks.
Christie’s area of clinical expertise is the diagnosis and management of headache disorders and concussion. She uses a holistic approach to patient care that integrates behavioural and lifestyle strategies with pharmacological treatments.
Christie has completed a Master Injector program through Allergan and is one of a small number of healthcare providers with expertise in treating chronic migraine with Botox. Christie also uses Botox to manage TMJ dysfunction (jaw pain) and hyperhidrosis of the axillae (excessive underarm sweating).
Christie is currently completed a certification to facilitate mindfulness for chronic pain and stress reduction through the University of Toronto and will be bringing these services to clients at Restore Integrative Health soon.
Christie Tait obtained a Bachelor of Biological Science from the University of Guelph, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Toronto, and her Master of Nursing and Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate from Ryerson University.
Christie has been practicing as a registered healthcare provider since 2007.
She spent 10 years working in both a pediatric and adult emergency department in Toronto. For the last 5 years she has focused almost exclusively on managing headache disorders to improve quality of life and reduce disability for this commonly undertreated condition.
Christie regularly provides education to regulated healthcare professionals on the diagnosis and management of headache disorders. She is a faculty member of the Canadian Headache Society committee currently developing a national accredited migraine education program for primary healthcare providers. She is also in the process of completion a certification program to deliver Mindfulness for Chronic Pain Management through the University of Toronto and Neuro Nova Centre.
Some extended health care plans may cover nurse practitioner services, please check your insurance provider for details. All visit fees are HST exempt and are considered a medical expense for tax purposes.
How to Book:
Christie is available for virtual consultations on Wednesdays, Fridays, and some Saturdays. She is also available for in-person visits and treatments at select times on those days. You can book in on her personal booking page: structureclinic.janeapp.com