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Programs & Services


Hand Rehabilitation

Provides treatment for people with hand injuries or problems.

Some injuries and conditions treated include:

  • broken hands or wrists
  • tendon repairs
  • nerve repairs
  • Dupuytren’s release (taking away extra tissue from the hand)
  • soft tissues injuries (e.g. dislocations, sprains)
  • repetitive strain injuries (e.g. tendonitis, carpal tunnel syndrome)
  • long-term problems (e.g. rheumatoid arthritis)

Occupational therapy services include:

  • splinting after hand injuries that may or may not need surgery (e.g. broken bones, tendon repairs, dislocation injuries)
  • splinting for soft tissue or long-term problems (e.g. tendonitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis)
  • splinting to help bring back movement
  • managing scars with compression or silicone gel sheets
  • education about long-term hand problems

Physical therapy services include:

  • one-to-one hand therapy for stretching of stiff fingers and wrists
  • teaching range of motion and strengthening exercises
  • managing scars with massage and ultrasound

Contact Details

Misericordia Community Hospital

This Covenant Health facility provides a range of healthcare services including a 24/7 emergency department.

Facility Address
16940 87 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta
T5R 4H5
Telephone
780-735-2757
Fax
780-735-2621
Getting There

Hospital is located east of West Edmonton Mall. The main parking lot can be accessed from 87 Ave. Public transportation is available with Edmonton transit stops on 87 Ave.

Hours of Operation
Facility Hours of Operation

Visiting Hours Monday - Sunday 9:00 am to 9:00 pm.

Access
Service Providers May Include
occupational therapists (OTs), physical therapists (PTs)
Wait Times

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.

Fees

There is a cost for splints. The splint must be paid for at the time of the appointment.


Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services