Lindsay loves her work! At Toronto Physiotherapy, Lindsay is redefining physiotherapy as an exceptionally high-quality and high-value health care service. She has developed a distinctive clinic philosophy dedicated to providing superior treatment and exceeding client expectations. This philosophy arises from Lindsay’s experiences at multiple physiotherapy clinics, through a multitude of post-graduate training, and through independent research.
Lindsay is dedicated to maintaining the highest standard of care for her clients, and to this end has pursued, and continues to pursue, professional development in several areas. She has received advanced training in manual orthopedic therapy and is fully certified by the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute. Lindsay is certified in Combined Decongestive Therapy, providing the highly specialized treatment technique of Manual Lymphatic Drainage. She is an invited speaker at several cancer related support groups in the city, including Toronto Rehabilitation Institute’s Breast HEALTH program, Sunnybrook Hospital, St. Michael’s Hospital, the Canadian Cancer Society, Wellspring, and Gilda’s Club.
Lindsay graduated from the University of Toronto with a Masters degree in Physical Therapy. She received the Canadian Physiotherapy Association Award for obtaining the highest academic and clinical standing among her peers, and was the valedictorian of her graduating class. Prior to entering Physical Therapy, Lindsay obtained a Masters degree in Medical Biophysics, for her work in cancer research which took place at the Ontario Cancer Institute and Princess Margaret Hospital.
Lindsay is a published author, including a recent publication entitled “The Cardiac Rehabilitation Model Improves Fitness, Quality of Life, and Depression in Breast Cancer Survivors” (J Cardiopulm Rehab Prev. EPub 2017 May 18), highlighting her passion for research on the benefits of exercise for cancer patients. She has been affiliated with the University of Toronto’s Physical Therapy program for several years, as a past clinical reasoning tutor, peer coach for students needing additional support, clinical internship instructor, and past member of the Clinical Education Advisory Committee.
In her spare time, Lindsay spends her time running after her two young boys, enjoying any chance she gets to get on her bicycle or go for a run.