Kristy Lerch, the clinic's owner, is a registered Yukon physiotherapist and member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. She completed her Science and Physiotherapy Degrees with distinction at the University of Alberta. She has specialized training and over 19 years experience in Orthopaedic Physiotherapy.
Kristy has published clinical work in the Orthopedic Division Review. She has taught physiotherapy at the University of Alberta, mentored local Yukon physiotherapists, and is a clinical educator at the University of British Columbia.
Kristy holds an advanced Diploma of Orthopaedic Manual and Manipulative Therapy and is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapy (CAMPT). She has extensive post-graduate education in the area of orthopaedic diagnosis and treatment, and has achieved internationally-recognized qualifications in hands-on manual and manipulative therapy. Read more about CAMPT
Kristy has also trained in Osteopathic Manual Technique with Professor Laurie Hartman of the British School of Osteopathy.
Kristy is a certified Gunn IMS Acupuncture Practitioner (Intramuscular Stimulation)) and is a member of ISTOP (The Institute for the Study and Treatment of Pain).Read more about IMS
Kristy is also a certified Pelvic Health Physiotherapist. She has specialized training and over 17 years experience in Pelvic Health Physiotherapy. She is certified to treat women, men and children. She has trained and mentored extensively with leaders in the field in the U.S. and Western Canada. She has special interest in treating female midlife issues (prolapse and incontinence), pelvic pain, male pelvic health conditions, post surgical conditions, bladder pain, sexual pain and birth trauma.
Kristy has completed training in Concussion Management at Laval University and the University of Calgary. Kristy is also certified in Vestibular Rehabilitation.
Kristy has trained and mentored in Hand Therapy, and can treat a variety of elbow, wrist and hand injuries, including post-surgical conditions.
Kristy has also taken advanced training in the treatment of dizziness, neck pain/headaches, TMJ (jaw) pain, hip pain, and running injuries.