Speciality Medical Services
Expedited Triaging Of MSK Issues.
Acute Injuries & Chronic Conditions.
Please Fax Referrals To
- Groin pulls
- Shin splints
- Tennis elbow
- Ankle sprains
- Torn or sprained ACL
- Torn or sprained MCL
- Hamstring pulls
- Dislocated or sprained shoulder
- Other fractures, strains, sprains and muscle contusions
Our Sports Medicine Physician Services:
When you refer your patients to Arthritis & Injury Care they will have access to many of the services they need for effective treatment and management under one roof. Our services include, but are not limited to:
- Custom Orthotics and Shoes
- Podiatry services
- Cold and Heat Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physiotherapy and Massage Therapy
- Cold Compression and Pain Management
Our Sports Medicine Physician Specialists
Let our Sports Medicine Practice triage your MSK Patients.
We have multiple dedicated and experienced sports medicine physicians who will see individuals of all ages including athletes, non-athletes and patients with work-related ailments within an average of 10 days for consultation.
Dr. Johnston sees patients at our downtown Halifax, Clayton Park, and Dartmouth locations.
Dr. Corkum sees patients at our Downtown Halifax location.
Dr. Alex Thomas
Dr. Alex Thomas sees patients at our Clayton Park location.
Dr. Tina Atkinson
Dr. Tina Atkinson sees patients at our Downtown location.
Dr. Rosalind Mullins
Dr. Rosalind Mullins sees patients at our Downtown and Dartmouth Locations.
Dr. Edwards Abraham
Dr. Edwards Abraham is an Orthopaedic Consultant sees patients at our Downtown Location.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need a medical referral/prescription?
Do I need a medical referral/prescription?Yes. If you need to see one of our sports medicine physicians a medical referral from your physician is required. This allows you to see the appropriate specialist at the right time, which can help to reduce wait times. Referrals from a family physician can be faxed to (902) 442-5625.
Do I need an appointment?
Do I need an appointment?Once your medical referral form is submitted from your physician and reviewed an appointment will be booked accordingly. There are appointments available for acute injuries so please indicate on the referral if you would like your patient seen on an urgent basis.
Does provincial health care (MSI/Medicare) cover the costs at Arthritis & Injury Care Centre?
Does provincial health care (MSI/Medicare) cover the costs at Arthritis & Injury Care Centre?We are a private company whose services are not covered by MSI or Medicare. Part or complete service and/or product costs are often covered under most insurance plans. At the Arthritis & Injury Care Centre we will help to obtain all coverage information for you and will bill directly any companies that allow it. This includes private insurance companies, Worker’s Compensation Board (WCB), Community Services, and moreAppointments with our Orthopedic Consultants ARE covered by MSI/Medicare.
How do I know if my private insurance will cover the service and/or products?
How do I know if my private insurance will cover the service and/or products?As a service to eliminate any confusion, the Arthritis and Injury Care Centre offers to contact your private insurance company, to find out all specific insurance coverage details on your behalf.If estimates are required by an insurance company, to determine coverage, an estimate will be sent at no charge.The Arthritis and Injury Care Centre will bill directly all insurance companies and policies that allow for this service. We will walk you all the way through this process either way.Should you have any questions during this process please contact our office and we will be happy to help.
Please fill out the form to request more information about the sports medicine services offered at Arthritis & Injury Care Centre