"My physiotherapists are amazing and super helpful"
- K Pigeau

Lindsay Seale

Lindsay is a registered Yukon Physiotherapist and member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.  Lindsay graduated from Queen's University with her Masters in Physiotherapy, and completed a Bachelor of Kinesiology (Honours) from Brock University. She has several years experience treating a variety of Orthopedic and Sports conditions. 

Lindsay is a certified Pelvic Health Physiotherapist, and can treat pelvic health conditions in women and men, including prolapse, incontinence, post-surgical conditions and pre/post partum care.

Lindsay has completed Level 1 training in Manual Therapy through the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapy (Read more about CAMPT).  She has also trained in Mulligan Mobilization Technique.  

Lindsay has completed training in SHIFT Concussion Management, and has taken advanced training in the treatment of neck and myofascial pain.

Lindsay is certified in Medical Acupuncture and Dry Needling through Meridian Health.

Lindsay has also trained and mentored in Hand Therapy, and can provide comprehensive treatment of hand and wrist injuries, including post-surgical conditions.


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Kelly O'Connor

Kelly is a registered Yukon Physiotherapist and member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.  Kelly completed her Masters of Science in Physiotherapy at the University of Ottawa and completed a Bachelor of Neuroscience at Dalhousie University.  She is experienced in treating a variety of Orthopedic and Sports conditions. 

Kelly has completed Level 2 training in Manual Therapy through CAMPT.  She is also certified to provide Mackenzie (A and B) Spinal Treatment. 

Kelly has completed training in Advanced Vestibular Rehabilitation, as well as the treatment of Concussion.  

Kelly has also trained and mentored in Hand Therapy, and can provide comprehensive treatment of hand and wrist injuries, including post-surgical conditions.

Kelly is fully bilingual and can provide services in French and English.


Kristy Lerch

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 18 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 Techniques with internationally acclaimed 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 16 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 also taken advanced training in the treatment of dizziness, neck pain/headaches, TMJ (jaw) pain, hip pain, hand injuries and running injuries. 

Whitehorse Physiotherapist Kristy Lerch
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Charlotte Anderson

Charlotte Anderson is a registered Yukon Physiotherapist and graduated from the University of Toronto with a Masters in Physiotherapy. She is lecturer and Ph.D. Candidate in the Faculty of Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Toronto. Her research focuses on Concussion Management and Rehabilitation.

Charlotte has additional training and certifications in the areas of nervous system mobilization, joint mobilization, manual therapy, dry needling, taping and bracing. Charlotte has extensive training and education in concussion management and treatment.

Charlotte has extensive experience working in orthopedics, treating a wide range of conditions related to sport, work and the rigours of daily life.

Charlotte is a strong believer in preventative actions to avoid injury or disease and works hard with patients to live a healthy, active life. She focuses on all aspects of musculoskeletal health, including injury rehabilitation, chronic pain management, healthy ageing, exercise prescription and regaining function and mobility.

Shirin Jazi

Shirin is a registered Yukon Physiotherapist and member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. Shirin completed her PhD in Kinesiology at Western University and her Masters in Physiotherapy at McMaster University.  Shirin's PhD research focused on the neural control of human movement.  Shirin has experience treating a variety of Orthopedic and Sports Conditions.

Shirin has taken training in Soft Tissue Release Therapy

Shirin's treatment philosophy involves addressing the underlying cause of symptoms using manual therapy and self-mobilization techniques, and individually tailored exercise programs to restore normal biomechanics and aid in the prevention of future pain and injury.

Shirin enjoys working with a wide range of individuals from diverse backgrounds, whether it be athletes, office workers or those involved in work related claims. She believes that working together as a team with her clients is the key to having a smooth and successful recovery.

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Yvonne Emson

Yvonne Emson moved to the Yukon in 1977, and opened Whitehorse Physiotherapy Clinic, the first private physiotherapy clinic in the Yukon. Yvonne dedicated her physiotherapy services to Yukoners for 41 years. What's Up Yukon tribute to Yvonne.

Yvonne received her Physiotherapy training at the Universities of Alberta and Manitoba, and completed her formal manual therapy training with the founding members of our current advanced orthopedic education system (CAMPT).   While Yvonne is no longer treating patients, she participates in mentoring our staff at the clinic.