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Programs & Services

Physiotherapy - Fractures, Orthopedic Surgery and General Injuries

AHS offers funded physiotherapy services in AHS facilities and contracted clinics to help you improve your function, better understand your condition and learn what you can do to be healthy and independent.

Services may be provided individually or in a group and include:

  • An Assessment
  • A home exercise program
  • Education on the condition and to help manage daily living
  • Education to support ongoing activity and long-term recovery.

Participation in recovery will be encouraged at home and in the clinic.

Physiotherapists are movement specialists who are trained to help people participate in their daily activities by helping them improve function and manage their pain and concerns.

Children or adults who meet specific criteria may be eligible for AHS physiotherapy services through AHS.

This service is provided by Alberta Health Services and Alberta Health Services contracted service providers.

Contact Details

University of Calgary Sports Medicine Centre

376 Collegiate Boulevard NW
Calgary, Alberta
T2N 1N4

The main entrance to the Sport Medicine Centre on Collegiate Boulevard has a ramp and remote doors to allow for wheelchair access.

Getting There

By Car:
Exit 32 Ave NW onto Collegiate Blvd NW. Drive passed the Olympic Oval and turn right into parking lot 16 (P16). Visitors must pay for hourly parking through the parking meters located at each ends of the lot. From P16 lot proceed to walk East to the Kinesiology B Building.


By Train:

Walk approximately 11 minutes west from the University C Train Station. Follow the link for google maps walking directions.

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

7:00 am - 7:00 pm

7:00 am - 7:00 pm

7:00 am - 7:00 pm

7:00 am - 7:00 pm

7:00 am - 6:00 pm

Service Providers May Include
physical therapists (PTs), physiotherapists(PTs), therapy assistants (TAs)

Children or Adults who:

  • Have had a fracture or an orthopedic surgery (muscle, tendon, ligament, bone or joint) within the last 12 weeks. AHS must approve care that is required to start later than 12 weeks.


  • Have a general joint or muscle condition or injury (e.g. sprain or strain), call the Rehabilitation Advice Line (1-833-379-0563). Low income individuals may be eligible for in-person or virtual services.
Service Access

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

Children and adults can access funded physiotherapy services through Alberta Health Services.

Recent fracture or orthopedic surgery

Call a clinic listed to book an appointment if the fracture or surgery has happened within the last 12 weeks.

AHS must approve care that is required to start later than 12 weeks.

No referral needed.

General joint or muscle conditions or injuries

Includes joint, muscle, cartilage or tendon injuries (i.e. sprains or strains).

Call the Rehabilitation Advice Line (1-833-379-0563) for general advice (available Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.).

Wait Times

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


Initial assessment and set treatment visits will be covered by AHS for those who meet the service eligibility criteria.

Home exercise and specialty equipment/supplies are not funded through this program.

Low income individuals may be eligible for in-person or virtual services.

Service Locations
Also Known As
Ambulatory Community Physiotherapy, Physical Therapy Clinics in the Community, Physiotherapy - Outpatients/Community, Private Physiotherapy