Physiatry Bracing/Orthotics Clinic – Foothills Medical Centre, Alberta Health Services

NEW Bracing Clinic for adults with complex conditions. Conditions include nerve injury, burns, spinal cord injury, stroke, myopathy brain injury, cerebral palsy, sports injury, or inflammatory arthritis.

Referrals from Family Physicians and Specialists welcome. Call    403-944-4500 for details.

This program provides services for adults with acute or chronic musculoskeletal or neurologic disorders.
This clinic optimizes function through the use of bracing and orthotics. Examples of diagnoses seen in this clinic include:

  • Arthritis joint pain
  • Sports injuries
  • Hand injuries/deformities
  • Ligament tears
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Foot drop
  • Neuromuscular disease with focal muscle weakness
Dr. Ranita Manocha MD MSc FRCPC (PM&R), SCNC (EMG)
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Neurosciences
Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary
Dr. Manocha joined the Department of Clinical Neurosciences in 2018 after graduating from the Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R), Western University in London, Ontario following completion of her medical degree at the University of British Columbia.

As a member of the Clinician Investigator Program during her Residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Ranita completed her Masters in Science in Medical Biophysics at the Hand and Upper Limb Centre at St. Joseph Hospital. Her thesis analyzed the biomechanics of exercises and bracing in the treatment of lateral collateral ligament injuries of the elbow.

Contact Details
Foothills Medical Centre – Physiatry Bracing/Orthotics Clinic
This facility provides a range of healthcare services including a 24/7 emergency department.
Facility Address 
1403 29 Street NW
Calgary, Alberta T2N 2T9
Telephone    403-944-4224
Fax  403-283-2526 (Fax referrals to)
Accessibility 
Lifts are available
Getting There 
Public transportation is available to this facility.
Parking map
Hours of Operation
Facility Hours of Operation 
Call switchboard for visiting hour information.
Monday to Friday
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Access
Service Providers May Include 
Physiatrists
Eligibility 
Adults, 18 years and older.
Service Access 
Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.
Wait Times 
An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.
Service Languages 
Interpreter/Translation services

Source Alberta Health Services

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