Other Healthcare Professionals in Quebec
Specialists like physiotherapists, orthopaedics, ergotherapists and orthesists may also help you in a wide range of fields.
Physiotherapists are university-educated experts. They can help you achieve your highest level of physical functioning (at any stage of life) by providing you with a personalized treatment plan based on your specific needs. The means available are: physical activity, manual therapy, electrotherapy or hydrotherapy.
For further information, please contact the Ordre professionnel de la physiothérapie du Québec
at (514) 351-2770
Your orthopaedic surgeon is able to diagnose and treat diseases or injuries that affect your bones, joints, ligaments and tendons. In fact, the orthopaedic surgeon looks after your whole musculo-skeletal system.
For further information on the members, please contact The Canadian Orthopaedic Association
at (514) 874-9003.
Ergotherapy consist of evaluation and treatment in order to improve a person's functional independence through the use of work activities.
For further information on the members, please contact the Ordre des ergothérapeutes du Québec
(514) 844-5778 or at 1 (800) 265-5778.
The orthesist specializes in designing, making, setting up, fitting and fixing prosthetics and orthotics. Since 2013, the orthesist is obligated to be a member in good standing of the Ordre des technologues professionnels du Québec to exercise.
Please contact the following organizations for additional information: Ordre des technologues professionnels du Québec, 514-845-3247
or 1-800-561-3459, or the Association des Orthésistes et Prothésistes du Québec at (514) 396-9303
or 1 (888) 323-8834.
Social services centers can also help
Help is also available at your CLSC
(Centres Locaux de Services Communautaires). For additional information, please contact your local Social Services or visit the CLSC website