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Physiotherapy

PhysiotherapyOverview

Physiotherapy is a health-care profession dedicated to enhancing and restoring your mobility. A Physiotherapist works with you to evaluate and restore your strength, endurance, movement and physical abilities affected by injury, disease or disability.

Physiotherapists are university graduates of recognized university-based physiotherapy programs and are licensed by the Ontario College of Physiotherapists to practice physiotherapy in Ontario.

Physiotherapists are qualified to provide assessment, therapeutic, and preventative services aimed at restoring function and preventing disability arising from trauma, disease or injury.

At The Ottawa Hospital, physiotherapy may be provided during your hospital stay as well as on an outpatient basis.

Our Services

Outpatient services

Outpatient services focus on orthopedic conditions (bones, joints, and muscles) but also provide services such as treatment of hand, vestibular (balance), incontinence, facial nerve, chronic pain, cardiorespiratory and neurological conditions.

Outpatient services can be provided at the Riverside Campus (orthopedic-related issues), at The Ottawa Hospital Rehabilitation Centre (neurology, chronic pain) and at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (cardiology).

Inpatient services

Inpatient services include neurology, neurosurgery, orthopedics, traumatology, general surgery, vascular surgery, thoracic surgery, and otolaryngology (ENT) surgery, general medicine, oncology, hematology, intensive care, rehabilitation, short-term rehabilitation and alternate level of care units. Acute inpatient services can be provided on any inpatient unit at the Civic and General Campus as well as the University of Ottawa Heart Institute. Inpatient rehabilitation services can be provided at the Ottawa Hospital Rehabilitation Centre and the Short Term Rehab unit at the Civic Campus.

Our Team

Our team includes an Advanced Practice Physiotherapist, Physiotherapists, Rehabilitation Assistants and Physiotherapy Assistants.

Contact Us

For further information, please contact:

Wilma Jelley
Chief of Physiotherapy
The Ottawa Hospital – Civic Campus
Room C549
1053 Carling Avenue
Ottawa ON K1Y 4E9
Tel: 613-798-5555 ext. 13302
Fax: 613-761-5446
Email: wjelley@toh.ca

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