North West LHIN
Regional Rehabilitative Care Program

Orthopaedic / Musculoskeletal Services

Orthopaedic / Musculoskeletal Resources

Regional Joint Assessment Centre

Total Hip and Knee Replacement Client Booklets. Shoulder and Elbow Post-Surgical Protocols.

Osteoporosis Canada

Resources for clients/patients and healthcare providers; best practice guidelines; outcome measures; calcium calculator

Health Quality Ontario Standard for Hip Fracture

Care for People With Fragility Fractures

This quality standard addresses care for adults aged 50 years and older undergoing surgery for fragility hip fractures. Fragility fractures are fractures caused by low-energy trauma, such as falls from a standing height.

Health Quality Ontario Standard for Osteoarthritis

Care for Adults With Osteoarthritis of the Knee, Hip, or Hand

This quality standard addresses care for adults 18 years of age or older diagnosed with or suspected as having osteoarthritis of the knee, hip, or hand (i.e., thumb or fingers). It includes all settings and care providers.

Health Quality Ontario Standard for Low Back Pain

Care for Adults

This quality standard focuses on care for people who are 18 years of age and older and have persistent or recurrent low back pain, defined as mechanical back pain.

Health Quality Ontario Standard for Chronic Pain

Care for Adults

This quality standard addresses care for people with chronic pain. It applies to all care settings. This quality standard provides guidance on multidisciplinary therapies for chronic pain. It does not address opioid prescribing for chronic pain.

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