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Programs & Services


Physical Therapy Outpatient Services

Provides outpatient assessment and treatment for issues such as musculoskeletal problems, post surgical or post fracture. Certified hand therapist provides hand therapy Programs available for osteoporosis, virtual options for classes exist.

Service includes:

  • assessment of musculoskeletal conditions, for sprains, strains, post fracture, orthopedic surgery, car accident
  • treatments to decrease pain (ultrasound, heat, ice, etc.)
  • education on conditions, neck and back care, posture and biomechanics for daily activities
  • soft tissue massage and stretching for flexibility and movement
  • strengthening exercises
  • IMS (intramuscular stimulation)
  • education, home exercises for self-management of condition
  • instruction for using walking aids correctly
  • hand therapy - assessment and treatment of sprains, strains, repetitive strain injuries, post surgical or fracture, arthritis
  • treatment in conjunction with Occupational therapy available
  • osteoporosis - education and exercise program covering information on osteoporosis, posture tips, safe exercises for flexibility and strengthening, fall prevention

During COVID, there are options for attending this class virtually, contact the department for more information or visit the Misericordia website, programs and services>osteoporosis

Contact Details

Misericordia Community Hospital

Location Info
Room B-040, Physical Therapy Department
Address
16940 87 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta
T5R 4H5
Telephone
780-735-2757
Getting There

Public Parking available Main Hospital Visitor Parking.

Accessible parking availble on south side of Mother Rosalie Health Services Centre.

Public transportation is available on 87 Ave.

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Monday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Tuesday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Wednesday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Thursday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Friday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Note

Last appointment of the day is usually around 3:00 PM.

Access
Service Providers May Include
physical therapists (PTs), therapy assistants (TAs)
Referral Needed

Clients can self-refer or be referred by a health care professional.

Wait Times

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

Fees

May have to pay for services not covered by Alberta Health Care.

Direct billing not available.


Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Also Known As
Acronym
Physiotherapy