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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
Application
  • 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
Website www.sah.on.ca
Primary Contact Emily Adams, Manager, Allied Health; Phone: 705-759-3434 ext 5865; Email: adamse@sah.on.ca
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)