Chronic Pain Self-Management, Neurology, Neuromusculoskeletal, Rheumatology, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Programs

Clientele

Adults* with a motor disability that has been confirmed by a medical diagnosis, which has resulted in a significant or permanent disability.

Have a medically stable condition that will not interfere with rehabilitation services and is able to receive rehabilitation services on an outpatient basis.

Must be able to participate actively in the rehabilitation process.

* Some programs are also offered to clients under 18 years old

Main diagnoses

Rheumatology

  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • psoriatic arthritis
  • Moderate to severe multisite osteoarthritis
  • CREST: calcinosis, Raynaud’s syndrome, esophageal dysmotility, sclerodactyly, telangiectasia
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Systemic lupus erthyematosus
  • scleroderma
  • ankylosing spondylitis

Neuromusculoskeletal

  • Amputations
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Complex fractures
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Spina Bifida
  • Guillain-Barré syndrome
  • Post-polio syndrome
  • Complex regional pain syndrome

Chronic Pain Self-Management Program

  • Fibromyalgia
  • Low back pain
  • Generalized pain secondary to a physical disability

Neurology

  • Stroke
  • Cerebral anoxia
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Cerebral ischemia
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Brain tumour

Traumatic Brain Injury

  • Mild, moderate or severe traumatic brain injury

Assistive Technology, Driving Evaluation and Vehicle Adaptation, and Work Evaluation and Orientation

*see below

Objectives

Promote social and professional reintégration

Available services

Rhumatology / Neuromusculoskeletal / Chronic Pain Self-Management/ Neurology (Constance-Lethbridge and Satellite Centre) and Traumatic Brain Injury

  • Global and detailed evaluation of physical, psychological, social and cognitive needs
  • Individual treatments
  • Group therapy workshops
  • Support for family and relatives
  • Support and assistance in the social and professional integration process

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