Arthritis Management & Joint Replacement Rehabilitation Services
People living with arthritis or recovering post-surgery often have unique requirements on their path to wellness and can require adapted programs, therapeutic treatment, or even direct supervision during exercise. That is where our medical fitness model and relationship with Seven Oaks Hospital makes the difference, offering levels of safety, support, and expertise not available at a gym.
Call 204-632-3910 for details.
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Exercise Programs for Arthritis
PACE - People with Arthritis Can Exercise
This group exercise class is designed for people with arthritis. Movements focus on maintaining and improving joint mobility, endurance, balance, and coordination. Non-members welcome.
Aqua Arthritis - Exercise in our Warm Water Therapy Pool
This specially-designed class improves strength, endurance, and range of motion. The warm water alleviates joint pain while providing a non-impact environment. Relax in the whirlpool or steam room following. Members only.
Yoga for Seniors – Yoga That is Gentle on Joints
No mat work means no stress on knees or wrists. This arthritis-friendly yoga class uses a chair to aid with poses and helps build strength and flexibility. Open to members and drop-in guests.
Recovering After Knee/Hip Replacement Surgery
Post surgical rehabilitation is provided at our Rehabilitation & Sports Injury Clinic. The clinic is an integral part of Wellness, with a private reception area just inside the main entrance. Within our large clinic space, we are able to offer private treatment spaces as well as dedicated exercise equipment and a team dedicated to your care. Call 204-632-3910 to book services.
Post Hip Replacement Rehab
Our physiotherapists are trained to provide personalized care for
a broad range of issues, including hip replacement rehabilitation.
- Assessment (with first treatment): $72.50
- Treatment & Exercise Prescription: $58.50/visit
Post Knee Replacement Physiotherapy Knee Class
A post-surgery program will optimize your recovery and overall success of your joint replacement. This program runs 2 times per week for 4-6 weeks (depending on your recovery) and includes:
- Individual assessment with a physiotherapist
- Supervised exercise and hands-on treatment by a Physiotherapist as needed (such as scar massage, assisted stretching, swelling management, gait training)
- Individual exercise plan and self-management support
- Ongoing monitoring for complications and appropriate progress
- Spouse or a family member is welcome to attend
Knee Class is appropriate once stitches or staples have been removed (2-3 weeks post-surgery). No referral needed.
- Assessment: $72.50
- Class Fee: $25.00/per class
$0 enrollment on membership when participating in Post Knee or Hip Replacement Rehab at the Wellness Institute. All prices subject to change and applicable tax. Our clinic direct bills Blue Cross, MPI and WCB. Most insurance plans provide partial or full coverage, however private payments are welcome.
Starting off Safely with Membership
Helping Members Adopt Healthier Lifestyles
Find new levels of wellness with the guidance of certified professionals in a world-class medical fitness facility. If you have arthritis or joint pain, you will start with professional help upon joining. A Physiotherapist will provide an assessment with an individualized exercise plan that’s right for your health, goals, and abilities.
See the Medical Fitness Difference
As a Certified Medical Fitness Facility, we are uniquely able to accommodate people from a wide range of fitness levels and life stages. Our medical fitness model and relationship with Seven Oaks Hospital mean we can offer levels of safety, support, and expertise not available at a gym.