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Programs & Services

Adult Orthopedic/Musculoskeletal Program - Inpatient

This inpatient program provides treatment for adults after bone and joint (orthopedic) surgery, or those who have suffered an orthopedic injury or multiple trauma.

This inpatient program allows clients to stay in the hospital during their rehabilitation. The length of stay is usually three to four weeks. Service includes educating the clients about their bone or joint problem and how it may affect their lifestyle. Work is done with patients to regain balance, strength, function and independence. Information and support services are available for clients, families, and healthcare providers.

Contact Details

Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital

Location Info
Unit 4A
10230 111 Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta
T5G 0B7
780-991-8302 (Intake & Discharge)

Designated surface and underground parking stalls. Ramps and wheelchair accessible washrooms.

Getting There

 Parking map


Hours of Operation
24 hour service
Service Providers May Include
occupational therapists (OTs), orthopedic surgeons, physical therapists (PTs), physiatrists, psychologists, recreation therapists (RTs), registered nurses (RNs), social workers

Patients 18 years of age and older presenting with:

  • Minor/major orthopedic injury, multi-traumas or major joint revision(s) with grafts/complications
  • Min. of 1 limb allowed to weight-bear (PWB or greater on this limb). OK: NWB or PWB on 3 limbs
  • Bilateral THA or TKA patients
  • Major orthopedic injury or significant orthopedic injury in the presence of complex co-morbidities
  • Able to participate in active rehab program, minimum one hour/day
  • Patients with mental health issues are included
  • Sitting tolerance sufficient to allow transportation in wheelchair to/from PT treatment area (approximately 15 minutes)
  • Spine injury without spinal cord compromise

Other Considerations:

  • Patients over 16 years of age, but under 18 years of age will be assessed for maturity level
  • Patients who are NWB on 2 limbs or more will be considered on a case-by-case basis
Service Access

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

Wait Times

Wait time varies.

Also Known As
Adult Ortho Program, MSK - Musculoskeletal Program
Adult Orthopedic/Poly-Trauma Program - Inpatient
Orthopaedic Trauma, Adult Program - Inpatient (Unit 4A)