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Sault Area Hospital

Hand Program

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Description
Hand therapy services provided by occupational therapists

Provides treatment for a variety of upper extremity conditions including:
  • Acute trauma: crush injuries, fractures, burns, lacerations and tendon, ligament and nerve injuries
  • Repetitive overuse injuries including carpal tunnel, tendonitis
  • Acquired conditions such as arthritis, Dupuytren's
Hand therapy may provide:
  • Preventative, post-operative/post-injury or conservative treatment
  • Management of acute or chronic pain and/or edema
  • Desensitization following nerve injury or trauma
  • Scar management techniques
  • Range of motion, active and passive, to gain or maintain movement
  • Sensory re-education after nerve injury
  • Design and implementation of home exercise programs to increase motion, dexterity and strength
  • Custom splint fabrication
  • Training in performance of daily life skills through adaptive methods and equipment
  • Conditioning prior to returning to work
Eligibility
No restrictions
Application Process
  • Referrals are required from a plastic surgeon, orthopaedic surgeon or family physician (priority will be given to referrals made by surgeons)
  • Must have a valid Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) Card
Office
705-759-3634 - Rehabilitation Department
Fax
705-759-3692
Web Site
https://www.sah.on.ca/
Email
publicaffairs@sah.on.ca
Mailing Address
750 Great Northern Rd
Sault Ste Marie, ON, P6B 0A8
Canada
Languages
English
Fees
None
Documents Required
Valid Ontario health (OHIP) card
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Topic(s)
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Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
April 21, 2021
Address
750 Great Northern Rd
Sault Ste Marie, ON, P6B 0A8
  • Functions as a regional hospital located at Great Northern Rd in the city of Sault Ste Marie and serving the district of Algoma
  • Closest intersection is at Great Northern Rd and Lukenda Dr near the lights by the OPP station

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Hours of Operation
Mon
0730 - 1530
Tue
0730 - 1530
Wed
0730 - 1530
Thu
0730 - 1530
Fri
0730 - 1530

Mon-Fri 7:30 am-3:30 pm
Service Area(s)
Algoma District