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Scoliosis FAQs

What Is scoliosis? Scoliosis is a sideways (lateral) curve of the spine, usually developing in early adolescence. About 80% of scoliosis is idiopathic which means that the cause is unknown. 1 to 2 of every 100 people has scoliosis. … READ MORE

Hip and Knee Referral Template

Referring physicians must use the provincially endorsed Alberta Bone and Joint Clinical Network Hip and Knee Referral template for all hip and knee replacement patients. Include with each completed referral form a relevant history or … READ MORE

Work related joint disorders

A change of physical working methods can lead to you developing a joint disorder. In this booklet we’ll explain how some common problems can arise and how to recognise them. We’ll explain the possible causes of symptoms and also … READ MORE

Sports and exercise injuries

Exercise and sport should be good for your physical and mental health if you undertake it sensibly and take into account your current level of health and fitness. 2042-Sport-Exercise-injuries-14-1 Visit Arthritis Research … READ MORE

Hip replacement surgery

If you’re thinking about having hip replacement surgery you’ll probably have lots of questions on your mind. In this booklet we’ll explain when hip replacement might be needed and what you can expect from surgery. To help you in … READ MORE

Knee pain in young adults

Patellofemoral pain syndrome. As many as 1 in 3 young adults experience knee pain at some time or other. This is commonly caused by imbalances in the muscles surrounding the knee which affect the kneecap (patella). … READ MORE

Physiotherapy and arthritis

Physiotherapy is an important part of treatment for most people with arthritis. It helps you to keep your joints and muscles moving and gives you the confidence to continue exercising on your own. 2256-Physiotherapy Visit Arthritis … READ MORE

Occupational therapy and arthritis

Occupational therapy can play a very important part in helping you to manage your arthritis. It’ll help you find ways of continuing with your work, household tasks, personal care and hobbies independently and without straining … READ MORE

Osgood-Schlatter disease (knee pain)

OrthoInfo, Last Reviewed August 2020 Osgood-Schlatter disease is a common cause of knee pain in growing adolescents. It is an inflammation of the area just below the knee where the tendon from the kneecap (patellar tendon) attaches to … READ MORE

Sports Medicine at Winsport

The WinSport Medicine Clinic is located within the Markin MacPhail Centre at Canada Olympic Park. A staff of clinical professionals offer an integrated approach to injury. The team includes Canadian Academy of Exercise & Sport … READ MORE

Orthopedics public education links

Public and patient education Alberta Bone and Joint Health Institute Alberta Health and Wellness Disease and Injury Resources American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Patient Education Library Canadian Orthopaedic Association … READ MORE

Renfrew Educational Services

Renfrew Educational Services is a not-for-profit society and registered charity that has been welcoming children and parents since 1974. Renfrew Educational Services has been a leader in education for children with special needs, and … READ MORE

Knee replacement surgery

Evoke™ knee brace highlights. OssKin If you’re thinking about having knee replacement surgery you’ll probably have lots of questions. In this booklet we’ll explain when knee replacement might be needed and what you can … READ MORE
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