Clinics & Inpatient Care Units
Many types of fractures can have complications reaching beyond the fractures themselves. For example, 50 per cent of patients who have an isolated lower limb fracture have some form of disability a year following their injuries. Figures like this concern us because such disabilities can lead to many limitations to a person's regular activities. Individuals can have problems with walking, sleeping and performing other basic activities of daily life. Their ability to return to employment may also be hindered. All of this can result in personal setbacks and significant financial losses.
For these reasons, we have established the fracture clinic, which is dedicated to excellence in the care and treatment of fractures. Our physiotherapists, occupational therapists, physicians and nurses ensure patients receive the best possible care. The clinic specifically offers foot and ankle surgery and upper and lower extremity surgery. Our orthopedic surgeons manage patients who suffer fractures and who require posttraumatic reconstruction, and we also offer excellent postoperative services.
With over 16,000 patient visits per year, the clinic is one of the busiest in Toronto. We provide specialized services to the homeless, women with unique health issues (including osteoporosis), the HIV-infected community and the inner-city mentally challenged. We are considered a resource for fracture care on a large scale. Many cases are referred to us from hospitals across the city and province, as well as from national and international institutions.
We are also committed to research. We have a biomechanical lab on site and are Canada’s leading clinical and basic science researcher in fracture treatment.
Corner of Queen Street and Bond Street
(At the southeast corner of the main building)
St. Michael's Hospital
30 Bond Street
M5B 1W8, Canada
Phone: 416-864-6060 Ext. 6104 (registration desk) or 5280 (for bookings)