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Therapies - Outpatient Services

Provincial Hip and Knee Pathway


This is a multidisciplinary clinic which manages outpatient care for clients who require knee or hip replacement



Referrals for assessment accepted via the GP Tool by physicians and nurse practioners (in conjunction with a GP) from anywhere in the province.
Referral Form


An initial assessment is conducted by a Physical Therapist to determine appropriateness for joint replacement surgery followed by a nurse screening and orthopedic surgeon assessment if appropriate.

Pre-operative Education:

  • is available for those awaiting surgery for joint replacement;
  • consists of an education session about the surgery, pre and post-operative management and expectations for the recovery period;
  • needs are assessed and equipment is arranged for the client at the class.

Hip Surgery Information Booklet

Knee Surgery Information Booklet

Risks and Benefits Pamphlet

Post-operative Education Class
  • is a weekly class for those who have had total hip or knee replacement;
  • classes are held in several locations in the health region;
  • call (306)694-0201 for details