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Programs & Services


Pediatric Tone Management Service

Provides clinical care to children with spasticity and dystonia.

Provides care for children with spasticity or dystonia who exhibit changes in muscle tone (i.e. related to cerebral palsy, acquired brain injury, neurodevelopmental or neurodegenerative disorders). The team also works with children and their families to learn how spasticity (changes in muscle tone) affects their comfort, care, daily activities, and participation.


Treatment options include:

  • botulinum toxin type A injections
  • intrathecal baclofen therapy
  • selective dorsal rhizotomy
  • corrective casting, and/or
  • bracing

Contact Details

Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital

Location Info
Glen East Building
Address
10230 111 Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta
T5G 0B7
Telephone
780-735-8276 (Referral and Schedule Information), 780-735-7999 ext. 15581 (Clinical Inquiries)
Fax
780-735-6104 (Fax referral)
Accessibility

Designated surface and underground parking stalls

Getting There
  • Disabled and public parking are available on designated surface lots and in the underground parkade.
  • Public transportation available with bus stops along 111 Avenue in front of the Main Entrance of the GRH.
  • Pay-by-Plate parking is available. 

Parking map

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Monday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Wednesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Note

A registered nurse is available during regular work hours on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.

Access
Service Providers May Include
developmental pediatricians, dietitians, neurologists, neurosurgeons, occupational therapists (OTs), orthopedic surgeons, pediatric physiatrists, physical therapists (PTs), registered nurses (RNs), social workers, speech therapists, speech-language pathologists (SLPs), nurse practitioner (NPs)
Eligibility

This outpatient service is for children (uip to age 17 years of age) with spasticity, dystonia or other forms of hypertonia who exhibit changes in muscle tone related to e.g. cerebral palsy, acquired brain injury, neurodevelopmental or neurodegenerative disorders.

NOTE: After a client's 17th birthday, a referral may be discussed with the Spasticity Program for Adults, and assessment will be through the most appropriate of these two programs.

Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.


Wait Times

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.