10 classes. Every patient will receive a one-on-one assessment by a physiotherapist to assess their current status, discuss details of the exercise class, and establish goals. 9 classes will be offered after the initial assessment.
When should I start?
Approximately 2-3 weeks after your surgery.
Who teaches the class?
A licensed physiotherapist.
How long will the class be?
1 hour, twice/week.
Who pays for the class?
1. Includes total hip replacements and revisions, and total knee replacements and revisions as well as unicompartmental knee replacements.
2. This service is free for individuals who do not have private physiotherapy coverage for group classes led by a physiotherapist, or for those that have exhausted their physiotherapy coverage for group classes. Please check with your insurance provider to see if your plan covers this cost.
For those individuals that would prefer private sessions, Manitoba Health will provide 6 individual treatments in lieu of 10 classes. To be eligible, the individual must not have private insurance for physiotherapy or have exhausted all private insurance coverage for physiotherapy.
Feel free to contact our front desk if you have questions!