What would life be like if even the gentlest of movements caused excruciating pain? This is the reality for millions of Canadians whose lives are derailed by a debilitating or traumatic injury. But the pain doesn’t have to last forever.
With advanced surgical technology, more precise imaging and rehabilitative support, our hospital can help them get back on track. Your compassion can generate strength, helping patients rebuild and recover.
When you think “Orthopaedics program,” what springs to mind? Maybe a hip or knee replacement in a patient with arthritis, or perhaps a fractured bone that needs to be fixed. But that’s only part of a very large picture.
The Orthopaedics Program at LHSC is multi-faceted, with separate yet connected Clinical Teaching Units that treat a wide variety of patients, including young people, athletes and others who may have suffered sports injuries, illness or accidents. The Orthopaedics team cares for patients with bone, muscle and joint health issues and focuses on prevention, diagnosis, treatment, surgery, rehabilitation and education.
Donor support can help give people the strength and ability to leap back into life. From joint replacement and reconstruction, to spinal care, sport medicine, and musculoskeletal research, orthopaedic care is freedom in motion. Choose to care.