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Programs & Focus Areas

Mobility Program


The location of your appointment may have changed. Please ensure you have been in touch with your specialist before proceeding to the hospital.

To protect the safety of our patients, staff and physicians, we will be pre-screening all patients booked for urgent, in-person appointments for COVID-19 symptoms. You will receive a phone call from your specialist’s clinic 24 to 48 hours before your appointment. You will then be screened for symptoms again before entering St. Michael’s Hospital. After both screenings, you will be given a location for your appointment.

If you do not hear from your specialist within 24 to 48 hours before your appointment, please reach out to them directly.

The mobility (NMS - neurology/musculoskeletal) program is a large and complex program representing the areas of neurology, orthopedics, plastic surgery, otolaryngology and rheumatology. The program provides patient care, teaching and research in:

  • Neurology
  • Orthopedics
  • Otolaryngology
  • Plastics
  • Rheumatology
  • Wound Care Team and Chiropody

Mobility Program consists of 39 inpatient beds and services over 4,800 orthopedic surgeries annually. The ambulatory clinics, Martin Family Centre, Fracture Clinic, PT/OT clinic, Multiple Sclerosis clinic, ENT and Hearing Aid dispensary and the Neurophysiology clinic collectively see over 83,000 visits annually.

Hip and knee replacement surgery recovery

You have an important role in your recovery after your total joint replacement. You will see a physiotherapist at the hospital after your surgery to teach you exercises and how to move. Learn more about your rehabilitation options.