Back to search

Programs & Services


Physiotherapy - Inpatients, Outpatients & Community

 Location: Melcor Centre

Physiotherapy services including consultation, assessment, goal-setting and development of patient-specific treatment plans to address acute and chronic conditions, pain, mobility, balance, coordination and endurance issues and to improve functional independence.

Rehabilitation service to help restore maximum function and independence through:

  • education re:  injury management and prevention
  • orthopedic injury or surgery rehabilitation
  • falls prevention
  • chronic pain management
  • functional restoration
  • neurological rehabilitation
  • gait, balance and coordination re-education and training

Services are available at outpatient hospital clinics, community health centres, patient's homes and continuing care / long term care centres.

Note: Services vary by community. Please call for information.

Contact Details

Melcor Centre

Address
200 4 Avenue S
Lethbridge, Alberta
T1J 4C9
Telephone
403-388-6766 ext 1
Fax
403-388-6718
Accessibility

Melcor Centre has elevators and wheelchair ramps.

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Monday
8:30 am - 4:45 pm

Tuesday
8:30 am - 4:45 pm

Wednesday
8:30 am - 4:45 pm

Thursday
8:30 am - 4:45 pm

Friday
8:30 am - 4:45 pm

Note

Closed on statutory holidays.

Access
Service Providers May Include
kinesiologists, physical therapists (PTs), therapy assistants
Eligibility

Outpatient services provided to adults without third party payer coverage and children with orthopedic conditions.  Patients seeking physiotherapy services due to work-related injuries (WCB) and motor vehicle accidents (MVA) are not eligible for AHS publicly-funded outpatient services and will be redirected to private physiotherapy provider.

Inpatient services provided to patients with functional limitations resulting from cardio-respiratory, orthopedic and/or neurological conditions.

Community services provided to patients who require home assessment or unable to come to the clinic due to limitations with respect to transportation and/or physical condition.

Service Access

Patients with professional or self-referral can access physiotherapy services. 

 

Walk-in Outpatient Assessment clinic offered in some communities.  Please call for information. 

 

Additional specialty clinics and multi-disciplinary Allied Health programming offered in some communities.  Please call for information.  These include:

  • Seating Clinic
  • Stroke/Early Supported Discharge (ESD) Program
  • Home Rehabilitation Team
  • Hand Therapy Services
  • Neuro Clinic
  • Community Exercise Programs/Aquatic Programs

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


Wait Times

Wait-time for outpatient and community physiotherapy services is less than 1 month. 

 

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

Fees

There is no fee for assessment and treatment, but the client may be billed for therapeutic supplies.


Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Service Locations