our mission

a place where women feel heard, feel cared for, and feel HOPE

Elle Physiotherapy and Pelvic Health was started in 2014 with a simple premise: To provide restorative evidence-based pelvic health treatment and resources for women in Central Alberta.  It is our goal to nurture and empower women in their understanding of their own bodies through intervention, education, exercise, and preventative health care. Our team believes that a collaborative, wholistic and client-centered approach is imperative. We work as a part of a multidisciplinary referral team to ensure that you receive the best treatment and opportunity for wellness.

The field of women's health is growing and new research is always emerging. Our staff regularly participates in continuing education and training in order to stay current on practice recommendations. 

We look forward to welcoming you into our cozy and peaceful space to take the first steps in reclaiming your health.

meet our team

Joelle Sypkes

Contracted Physiotherapist
Special Interests: Persistent Pelvic and Sexual Pain, Menopause and Pelvic Dysfunction in Older Women. 

Joelle brings with her a wealth of experience as a clinical physiotherapist and mother of 2 sweet little girls. She has been trained in the treatment of pelvic health dysfunction, urinary incontinence, and also holds certificates in Pilates for Pelvic Health as well as Medical Acupuncture. She's especially passionate about helping postpartum clients return to exercise and wellness. Joelle's a Central Alberta native, growing up near Three Hills, and is settling into life on a little farm. Twice a month, Joelle travels to Three Hills to practice at our satellite office out of the Kneehill Medical Clinic. Joelle is a member of the Women's Health Division of the CPA. Follow Joelle on Instagram @physio.joelle.breathe or email at physio.joelle@gmail.com

Nicole Schmitt

Owner and Physiotherapist
Special Interests: Complex Sexual Pain, Persistent Pain Conditions, Post-Partum Mamas

Nicole is the founder and owner of Elle Physio as well as mama to 4 wild kids. She has been practicing as a clinical physiotherapist since 2004. Her very favorite thing is walking alongside women and empowering them to feel well. She is trained to assess and treat pelvic floor dysfunction, paediatric bowel and bladder issues, sexual pain disorders, prolapse, pre and postpartum women, persistent pelvic pain and in the prescription of pessaries.  Nicole is currently involved in community initiatives to advocate and provide improved health services for women in our community. She is a member of the Women's Health Division of the CPA, the Canadian Society for Advancement of Gynecological Excellence, and the International Pelvic Pain Society. You can follow along with her @ellephysiopelvichealth

or through email ellepelvichealth@gmail.com

Kelsey Moreau

Contracted Physiotherapist
Special Interests: Female Athletes
Return to Sport, PostPartum Conditions, Manual Therapy

Kelsey has been serving the community of Central Alberta since 2010. She has completed extensive pelvic health training in urinary incontinence, pelvic pain conditions, prolapse and visceral mobilization. She has also pursued advanced orthopaedic manual therapy training and holds a certificate in IMS dry needling. Kelsey is a busy mama of 2 baby girls and is walking the same road as so many of our clients with small kiddos. She is a keen learner and goes above and beyond to offer excellence in care. her passion is to empower female athletes to resume their sport and fitness activities. Kelsey is a member of the Women's Health Division of the CPA. Connect with Kelsey through email kelseymoreaupt@gmail.com

Kayla Williams

Contracted Physiotherapist
Special Interests: Pain during Pregnancy, Postpartum Rehabilitation, Breast Health and Breatfeeding Conditions.

Kayla is a Central Alberta native and works at both the Red Deer office and the Olds office. She has training in treating pelvic floor dysfunction including pelvic pain and urinary incontinence. She is a skilled manual therapist and has experience in treating athletes. Kayla has her Biomechanical Dry Needling Certification.  She also brings with her training in breast health including Assessment and Treatment of Breastfeeding Conditions. She is a proud mama to sweet little Madi. Kayla is an active member of the Women's Health Division of the CPA. You can connect with Kayla at sagephysio@gmail.com or follow her on facebook at Prairie Sage Physiotherapy and Wellness. 

cancellations and billing

We understand that life is busy and things come up. If you can’t make your scheduled appointment, please give us minimum of 24 hours notice to avoid paying the cancellation/no-show fee. Your time is reserved especially for you. Cancellations made without 24 hours notice will be charged a 50% late cancellation fee, and no shows will be charged the full amount of the appointment. 

Elle Physiotherapy and Pelvic Health is a private, fee for service practice. Payment is due at each appointment. We accept Visa, MasterCard, debit, and cash. We are happy to provide you with an emailed or printed receipt that you can submit to your insurance provider for reimbursement. 

our space

 your privacy

Your privacy is important to us both while you're here, and while you're not. At Elle Physiotherapy and Pelvic Health we are committed to protecting the privacy of personal information. We will not disclose personal information without consent or reasonable and lawful notice except when required or permitted by law. We protect patient privacy by: 

  • Collecting only the personal information required to provide physiotherapy services.

  •  Advising you how your information might be disclosed and obtaining your consent

  •  Safeguarding your personal information.

  •  Sharing your personal information only for the purposes stated and agreed to in a signed consent form or otherwise permitted by law.

  •  Ensuring any contractors hired who may have access to your information also protects the privacy of your information.

  •  Training staff and adapting the office space to ensure maximum protection of your privacy.

  •  Ensuring personal information is current, complete and accurate.

  •  Providing you access to your personal information and a mechanism for requesting corrections.

  •  Having a Privacy Officer available to answer your questions.

  •  Periodically reviewing our privacy policy to ensure it provides adequate protection for your personal information.

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Elle Physiotherapy and Pelvic Health

38440 Range Road 270

Red Deer County, Alberta


Elle Physiotherapy

and Pelvic Health

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