Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Wait times

Triage category Standard wait time Average wait time*

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Urgent 7 days No data
Semi-Urgent 42 days 97.8 days
Non-Urgent ** 120 days 92.3 days
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#N/A - shown if less than six encounters

* As of April 30, 2022
** Range dependent on subspecialty clinic

 

Triage criteria and referral process for physicians

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Consults are triaged into the following subspecialty categories:

  • Amputee
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Neuromuscular
  • Orthotics
  • Spinal Cord
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
Urgent
Criteria (not all inclusive)
  • Sudden and marked decline in function
  • Post-acute stroke rehabilitation (inclusive of all subspecialty categories)
  • Post SCI
Process
1) FAX referral marked URGENT
  • Medications
  • Current x-rays
  • Recent lab results
Semi-Urgent
Criteria (not all inclusive)
  • Decline in function over weeks to months
  • Acute musculo-skeletal impairments
  • Amputation
Process
1) FAX or mail referral
  • Medications
  • Current x-rays
  • Recent lab results
Non-Urgent
Criteria (not all inclusive)
  • Assessment and management of the above subspecialty categories
Process
1) FAX or mail referral
  • Medications
  • Current x-rays
  • Recent lab results

 

Contact information

Fax 902-425-6466
Mailing address Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
1341 Summer Street
Room 212 NS Rehab Centre
Halifax, NS B3H 4K4
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