OurTeam

Get to know our qualified and caring team of health practitioners.
  • Darryl runs clinics out of West End Physiotherapy - 2 times per month. Since graduating with a Master of Science from the University of Toronto in 2006, Darryl has practiced as an orthopaedic physiotherapist. In 2008, he completed his Master of Clinical Science in Manipulative Therapy at Western University. He has been a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapists since 2009. Darryl is the clinical operations manager for West End Physiotherapy. His role is to ensure the therapists are accountable for the delivery of high quality services within a patient-centered model of care. He is also accountable for the clinical and business development for the clinic. Darryl continues to work clinically in a consultant model with orthopaedic and neurosurgeons to enhance the patient experience and triage to the right person, in the right place, at the right time. Darryl dedicates time educating and mentoring physiotherapists. Another passion of his is to facilitate the new graduate transition from student to entry-level clinician and encourage a positive initial work experience. Darryl has received awards to acknowledge his service as a physiotherapist providing excellence in learning, guidance, supervision and inspiration to physiotherapy students.

    Darryl Yardly, PT, FCAMPT B.Kin (Hons), M.Sc.(PT), M.Cl.Sc.(Manip), & Clinical Operations Manager

  • Josh graduated with honours in 2011 from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. After a year spent working in New Zealand, Josh returned to school and completed his Bachelor of Applied Health Science in Athletic Therapy degree. He has worked in several different clinical settings including a year long stint in the MLB with the 2015 American League East Division Champion Toronto Blue Jays.

    Josh Katz, Athletic Therapist

  • Steve Keown graduated with honours in 2010 from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. He has been working at West End Physiotherapy since August of 2011. When Steve isn't working hard to help you get better he enjoys playing sports, camping and helping lead youth programs at his church.

    Steve Keown, Kinesiologist

  • Sarah is a Certified Athletic Therapist with the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association and a Registered Massage Therapist with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario. She graduated with honours from Sheridan College, Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning in 2010 with a Bachelor of Applied Health Sciences (Athletic Therapy) Degree. After years of working in many multi-disciplinary clinics Sarah was eager to expand her knowledge and further develop her skills. She completed the Advanced Massage Therapy program at the Ontario College of Health and Technology in Stoney Creek in 2014, where she completed her Diploma in Massage Therapy. Sarah has completed continuing education courses in the areas of Visceral Manipulation and Craniovertebral Assessment and Treatment. Sarah enjoys utilizing skills she has learned from both professions to develop a more comprehensive treatment program for her clients. On top of her clinical duties she has also spent the past 4 years working as a Lab Instructor in the Kinesiology program at McMaster University.

    Sarah Hassett, BAHSc., CAT (C), RMT, Registered Massage Therapy

  • Dr. Wayne Jerome is a chiropractor at West End Physiotherapy. He is a graduate of Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC). Prior to attending CMCC, Dr. Jerome studied at McMaster University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. He has been providing patient-centered chiropractic care, which is a hands-on health care discipline in the Hamilton area since 1986. He has worked with several local sport teams including the Hamilton Hurricane Junior Football team and the Hamilton Thunder Soccer team. Dr. Jerome practices diversified chiropractic technique which involves manual therapies, including spinal and extremity manipulation as well as lifestyle and rehabilitation recommendations. Dr. Jerome’s goal is to reduce pain, improve function, and educate patients so they may achieve and maintain their best quality of life.

    Dr. Wayne Jerome, Chiropractor

  • After 10 years in Human Services in the US and 6 years of retail in Canada, Jennifer was ready for a change. She is very excited to blend the best of both of her previous experiences and bring her customer service skills as well as her knowledge of assisting those in need to her new home at West End Physiotherapy. She enjoys working with people and in the West End Physio team environment.

    Jennifer Walker, Administrator