April 9, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination & Steroid Injections

With respect to receiving steroid injection(s) at ORI, please adhere with the following guidelines with when receiving your COVID-19 vaccination

March 31, 2020

Covid-19: Update

We are currently accepting all consultations for any traumatic and non-traumatic orthopaedic/musculoskeletal pathology and related painful conditions, orthopaedic and chronic pain consultations, sports medicine consultations, as well as physical and occupational therapy.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many orthopaedic and physical therapy services have temporary closed or suspended operations, and all elective surgery has shut down, leaving most patients in the province with orthopaedic injuries with no options for care. ORI is committed to providing the highest and most expedient patient care possible, while maintaining stringent distancing and protective measures for the safety of all patients and providers.

February 21, 2019

ORI at the GTA Rehab Network 2019 Best Practices Day Conference

ORI is pleased to announce that GTA Rehab Network accepted the abstract below which will be presented on May 3, 2019 at their 2019 Best Practices Day Conference in downtown Toronto at the Chestnut Centre.

September 23, 2018

Exercises for the Lower Back

This resource features exercises for the lower back that can be used at home to rest your back and reduce pain. There are four patterns, along with corresponding PDFs, for exercises that best suit your symptoms.

(Resource provided by Saskatchewan Ministry of Health)
September 12, 2018

Information on Bracing

A brace is a device worn over an injured or painful joint. Their purpose is to provide protection to prevent injury, alleviate pain, or provide stability. Many ‘gimmick’ style sleeves (e.g., magnetic, copper, etc.) are sold on TV, however, there is currently no scientific data that supports their use. They will not be a focus of this information brochure. Read More...