Rehabilitation Services & Physical Therapy

  
  

Adult Rehabilitation and Geriatric Assessment Unit (2 North)

​Geriatric Assessment provides an integrated assessment from a multi-disciplinary team. During the assessment period the patient, family and each member of the inter-disciplinary team will contribute to the overall review of the patient's needs.

 

Referral required by physician - this service is not available to everyone - call for more information.

 

Phone 403-529-8862

Fax 403-528-5610

Alberta Cancer Exercise Study

​The Alberta Cancer Exercise (ACE) Program is part of a study evaluating the benefit of Alberta-based community exercise programs for cancer survivors.


The primary goal of ACE is to help individuals who are currently receiving cancer treatment, or who have completed treatment within the last 3 years, adopt an active lifestyle. The program will be implemented in community-based exercise facilities across Alberta from 2016-2021.


To be eligible for this study you must:

-Be pre-cancer treatment, currently receiving treatment, on active surveillance, or within 3 years of treatment completion (or have persisting cancer related issues is >3 years)

-Be able to participate in low to moderate physical activity

-Be 18+ years old and able to consent in English


Medicine Hat sessions are held at the Family Leisure Centre. 2 sessions are held per year, with 12 available spots per session. If sessions become full, wait lists are available. Potential participants should be encouraged not to wait for the program to start getting active.


For more information, please call 403-525-8679.

Alberta Physical Therapy Clinic Inc.

Committed to providing quality individual based rehabilitation to assist in the return to work, sport, and activities of daily living. 

​Services Offered: 

  • Manual Therapy
  • Acupuncture
  • Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS)
  • Myofascial Release (MFR)
  • WCB
  • Rehabilitative Ultrasound Imaging (RUSI)
  • Capnography
  • Motor Vehicle Collision
  • Core Stability Training
  • Posture Education
  • Sports Rehabilitation
  • Golf Enhancement
  • Functional Capacity Evaluation
  • Ergonomic Assessment
  • Pre-work Screening
  • Pre and Post Natal Exercise and Treatment
  • Pelvic Health Treatment


Phone 403-527-9477

Fax 403-527-8274

Email info@aptcinc.ca

Big Country Hospital - Continuing Care Services

​Care centers offer a variety of support services within their centers to clients living in the community, such as respite, rehabilitation services and day programs.

Contact "Access and Placement" to have an intake completed, then Access will be notify Home Care of the request.

Oyen phone 403-664-4300

Blair, Gripp, Stubbs, and Associates Radiology

Assist in the diagnosis and treatment of individuals by providing high quality diagnostic images in a timely manner.

 

MRI services are now available at the Medicine Hat site, exams are $650 for one body part and $1050 for 2 body parts.

 

Pain Management Injections services are now available at the Medicine Hat site.

 

MEDICINE HAT SITE

Phone 403 527-7334      

Fax 403 527-9148     

 

BROOKS SITE

Phone 403 794-4330                      

Fax 403 794-4339


BGSA Radiology Requisitions/Referral Forms

 

Pain Management Medication Info

Brooks Health Centre - Continuing Care Services

​Provides care for people with long-term health concerns. In addition to 24/7 residential nursing care, this service offers: physical, occupational, or recreational therapy, pharmacy, podiatry, social work, or pastoral counselling services. Also offers services for clients who live in the community, including: respite,  day programs.

Call 403-501-3200 or faxe 403-501-3223

Brooks Physiotherapy - Alberta Health Services

Located within the Brooks Health Centre. ​A physiotherapist will provide an assessment, guidance, treatment program and exercise progressions. Self-referrals or written referrals from a health care provider are accepted. Most clients are first seen through an assessment clinic that runs every Tuesday and Thursday morning. Please call for more details on how to access services.

Unable to provide WCB or MVA services.


Phone: 403-501-3234

CBI Health Centre - Medicine Hat

Professional and supportive staff provide a patient-centered approach to rehabilitation to improve clients' overall health and well-being in a positive and motivating environment.


Physiotherapy & Mental Health services available:

  • Acupuncture/IMS
  • Disability Management
  • Health and Safety Consulting
  • Independent Medical Examinations
  • Kinesiology
  • MVA Rehabilitation
  • Physiotherapy
  • Pre/Post-Surgical Rehabilitation
  • Psychology
  • Return to Work Planning


Referral to be completed by phone, on the website, or via e-mail at medicinehat@cbi.ca

Phone: 403-529-0999

Fax: 403-527-7101

Children's Health and Developmental Services (CHADS)

CHADS offers s kill-building, s upport and treatment for the families of children who have developmental delays, disabilities or emotional behavioural concerns.

Children's Health and Developmental Services (CHADS) serves Southeastern Alberta, including Medicine Hat, Brooks, Bow Island, Bassano, & Oyen. This program is offered free of charge through Alberta Health Services.



All referrals are made through the Medicine Hat location:
Phone: 403-529-8966
Fax: 403-529-8859

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

Families may self-refer. For third party referrals, parent/legal guardian must be aware of and give permission for referral.


The CHADS core team includes:

Behavioural Services
  • Provides consultation services to parents of children with behavioural needs in one setting; Parent Support Groups & Children’s Treatment Groups focusing on addressing anxiety, anger and parental divorce issues; Monthly Sleep Seminars; Referral Services.
  • Open referral for children age 7 years and under.



Home Based Development (HBD):
  • Provides screening and treatment for children with developmental delays, disabilities and/or premature births. 
  • Open referral birth to 3.5 years of age.


Occupational Therapy (OT):
  • Focuses on the assessment and intervention for fine motor, visual-motor, perceptual, sensory-motor, self-care and play skills. Concerns may be a result of neurological or musculoskeletal conditions, developmental delay or sensory-motor processing difficulties.
  • Open referral for children birth to 18 years of age.


Physiotherapy (PT):
  • Focuses on gross motor skills including posture, balance, coordination and the effect of muscles and joints on these skills.
  • Open referral for children birth to 18 years old of age.


Nutrition/Registered Dietitian (RD):
  • Focuses on any nutrition, growth, or feeding concerns. This includes assessing a child's diet for adequate nutrition, monitoring height and weight, and providing education on introducing solids and new textures of foods, picky eating, food allergies or intolerances, general healthy eating and special diets such as vegetarian or gluten free.
  • Open referral for children birth to 18 years of age.


Social Work:
  • Provides assessment of need and urgency and provides parents seeking referral with information along with case management, transition planning, prevention, promotion and counseling regarding clinical and support services. Consults and collaborates with the CHADS team, along with community agencies to ensure that the child and family receive the most appropriate service available in response to parent priorities and goals for their child.


Speech-Language Therapy (SLP):
  • Focuses on the assessment and treatment of children for communication and feeding development. This includes pre-speech, early language, speech sound production, speech generating communication devices, use of picture symbol communication, sign language use, fluency (stuttering), oral motor, chewing, sucking and swallowing development.
  • Open referral for children birth to 18 years of age.


Pediatric Medical Adviser:
  • Consults with CHADS team.

Diabetes Association - Brooks & District

​A local, independent, self-financing, non-government, not-for-profit charitable organization, whose mandate is to meet the needs of persons with diabetes through service, education, and advocacy.


Brooks and area call 403-362-5914 


Diabetes Association also offers Yoga for Seniors. Through this gentle Yoga program, seniors can safely participate at their level of comfort. 

Sessions run for approximately 24 classes. For information about costs or to register, please call the Diabetes Association at 403-362-5914.

Dr. Nesbitt's Foot & Ulcer Care Clinic - Calgary

Dr. John Nesbitt's practice focuses on the care and treatment of biomechanical foot problems and cutaneous ulcers.

All patients seen at this clinic are referred by their healthcare professional so that the lines of communication between caregivers can be maintained. To ensure that all patients are scheduled appropriately, referrals from patient's healthcare professionals will only be accepted by fax, and our office will contact the patient directly to arrange an appointment.

Dr. Nesbitt Foot and Ulcer Referral Form


Dr. Pau - Podiatrist

Podiatrist in Medicine Hat. Call 403-529-5596

Excel Physical Therapy

​Services We Provide:  
Manual Therapy, Postural Assessments, Pediatrics Assessments,
Pre-work Screening, Ergonomic Evaluations, Exercise Prescription, Sports Rehab, Acupuncture, Functional Capacity Evaluations, Active Release Technique, & Concussion Evaluation/Management


Conditions We Treat:
Motor Vehicle Accidents, Soft Tissue Injuries, Pediatrics (Neuro), Post Surgery Rehab, Arthritis, Whiplash, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Joint Pain, Headaches, Concussions

 

While you may be referred by your doctor or other health care professional, you may also directly access our services by contacting the clinic to set up an appointment.

Located in Medicine Hat. Call 403-504-1004.

Geriatric Assessment Team

Clients age 65 and older with health problems related to getting older. Clients under the age of 65 are assessed on an individual basis. The team provides assessment, counseling, treatment and education to clients with complex health needs living in the community. When necessary, referrals may be made to other community agencies.

Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Social Work, Nutrition services.

 


Clients can be referred by a family member, friend, healthcare provider or self-referral.

Self-referral clients may call the number listed and a service provider will return their call if they are unavailable at the time of the call.

Call 403-528-5609 or fax 403-528-5647


Integrated Physiotherapy Inc - Brooks

​Physiotherapy for more information call 403-501-1431 

Medicine Hat Physiotherapy Clinic

Provides quality physiotherapy care, hands on therapy and tailored rehabilitation for the pertinent injury and to attain maximum potential of client.

Medicine Hat Physiotherapy is committed to providing the highest quality of patient care. The clinic focuses on an exercise-based rehabilitation program to help get clients back in the game whether it be work, sport or everyday life.

They proudly offer full-hour, one-to-one individualized physiotherapy sessions and week end appointments. 

Phone: 403-580-2929

Medigas

​Sleep Therapy, Home Oxygen Therapy, Home Medical Equipment

Phone 403-527-9715

Medigas Referral Form

Occupational Therapy - Outpatient

​Helps people recovering from illness or injury learn or relearn the skills they need to complete daily activities.

 

A referral is needed to access this service. Call for more information. 

Medicine Hat and area - 403-529-8851

fax 403-529-8968

Physical Therapy - Outpatient

​Outpatient services provided to adults without third party payer coverage and children with orthopedic conditions. Assessment, evaluation, treatment, education, health promotion and consultation.


Medicine Hat  Ph 403-529-8851 or fax 403-529-8968


Brooks Ph 403-501-3234 or fax 403-362-6039


Bassano Ph 403-641-6122 or fax 403-641-2157


Oyen Ph 403-664-4300 or fax 403-664-4325


Bow Island Ph 403-545-3207 or fax 403-545-2281

 

Fax patient history & info

Speech, Language, Swallowing and Hearing Services - Outpatient

​Speech and language assessments, therapy, consultation and hearing screening for all ages.

Anyone can refer (community member, family member or healthcare provider) for outpatient programs and swallowing concerns including bedside swallowing screenings at the hospital or mealtime observations in the office or home to assess feeding and swallowing.

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


Call for an appointment:

Medicine Hat Regional Hospital (Ph) 403-528-8175 (Fx) 403-528-8190
Bow Island Provincial Building (Ph) 403-545-5123 (Fx) 403-545-6357
Brooks Community Health Centre (Ph) 403-501-3308 (Fx) 403-501-3202
Oyen (based out of Medicine Hat Regional Hospital) (Ph) 403-528-8175 (Fx) 403-528-8190

The Ridge Spine & Sport Centre

​Inside our clinic, patients benefit from Active Release Technique®, Graston Technique®, chiropractic manipulation (adjusting),  therapeutic rehabilitation and sports performance enhancement through the Titielist Performance Institute®. Beyond our practice, patients thrive from receiving the highest standards of health care.


Phone: 403-527-7447
Fax: 403-527-5522


Therapeutic Recreation & Aquatic Program - Medicine Hat & Brooks

Helps people with physical, social, emotional, and mental challenges that affect their leisure activity by assessing their needs and strengths, developing, following and evaluating a therapy plan.  Teaches how to use resources and take part in recreation and leisure activities.


Medicine Hat:

Phone: 403-502-8648, ext 1068

Aquatic Therapy Poster

Walking to Wellness Poster

Allied Health Referral Form


Brooks: 

Phone: 403-501-3205

Brooks Therapeutic Recreation Services Poster

Allied Health Referral Form



Expressive Arts Program:

Expressive Arts was developed in the beginning of 2013 to provide individuals with disabilities the opportunity to express their ideas, emotions, thoughts and feelings through artistic expression and creative means. The treatment is designed to offer a creative outlet and an opportunity to appreciate the arts. 

In Medicine Hat:

For more information call the Medicine Hat Therapeutic Recreation Office: 403-502-8648 ext. 1068.
Fax: 403-529-8968

Expressive Arts Referral Form

When completing referral under "Reason for Referral" state Expressive Arts Program and email it to Lanna.Herter@albertahealthservices.ca


In Brooks:

The class is held at the JBS Centre – Chandos Room (Previously Lakeside Leisure Centre) on Wednesdays from 1:00-2:00pm. The cost is $30 for a 10 week program.

For more information, contact the Brooks Health Centre Therapeutic Recreation at 403-501-3205, or email jalaina.kam@ahs.ca



Therapeutic Writing Program

Therapeutic Writing is about expression of emotions and thoughts; it is a space for questions that may not have answers, a place for thoughts that may otherwise not have a home, a safe container for emotions so that they do not have to be loose in the world. Join us for a 10 week session which combines journal writing, expressive writing and creative writing. No writing experience required.

The next 10 week session will be held at the Medicine Hat Public Library Legion Room from September 18 - November 20, 2018, from 10:30-11:30am.

For more information contact: Medicine Hat Community Therapeutic Recreation at 403.502.8648 Ext. 1068, or email ashley.o’reilly@ahs.ca