Description & Services
Description (Service) Offers hand therapy services provided by physiotherapists and occupational therapists
Provides treatment for a variety of upper extremity conditions including: 
  • Acute trauma: crush injuries, fractures, burns, lacerations and tendon, ligament and nerve injuries 
  • Repetitive overuse injuries: carpal tunnel, tendonitis 
  • Acquired conditions: arthritis, Dupuytren’s
Hand therapy may provide: 
  • Preventative, post-operative/post-injury or conservative treatment 
  • Management of acute or chronic pain and/or edema 
  • Desensitization following nerve injury or trauma 
  • Scar management techniques 
  • Range of motion, active and passive, to gain or maintain movement 
  • Sensory re-education after nerve injury 
  • Design and implementation of home exercise programs to increase motion, dexterity and strength 
  • Custom splint fabrication 
  • Training in performance of daily life skills through adaptive methods and equipment 
  • Conditioning prior to returning to work
Hours Mon-Fri 7:30 am-3:30 pm
Areas Served Algoma District
Eligibility No restrictions
  • Referrals are required from a plastic surgeon, orthopaedic surgeon or family physician (priority will be given to referrals made by surgeons) 
  • Must have a valid Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) Card
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-759-3634
Fax 705-759-3692
Primary Contact Katie Malone, Manager, Allied Health; Phone: 705-759-3434 ext 5437; Email:
Primary Executive Mindy Lindstedt, Director, Clinical Programs
Alternate Executive Ron Gagnon, President and Chief Executive Officer, Sault Area Hospital
Site Location At lights by OPP station
Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
Address 750 Great Northern Rd N
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6B 0A8
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Intersection Great Northern Rd N and Lukenda Dr
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care -- North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN)