Mary Pack Arthritis Centre – Vancouver

City/Town:
Vancouver
Site Address:

895 West 10th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5Z 1L7

Facility Type:
Placement Category:
Northern or Rural Site?
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This is one of Vancouver Coastal Health’s many locations within BC. The Physiotherapy service that is provided here follows the organisation’s guiding principle of “people first.” Physiotherapists aim to provide the highest quality care to patients while creating a nurturing and supporting atmosphere for staff and students alike. We look forward to sharing our expertise and knowledge with you during your time with us.

Site Details

Placement Category: 

Outpatient

Facility Type:

Community Agency

Patient population description:

Mary Pack Arthritis Program (MPAP) is a provincial program which provides services to persons with all forms of Arthritis.

Physiotherapist expertise on site (special interests, degrees, certificates, etc.):

Therapists are highly skilled in exercise prescription, management and treatment techniques of Arthritis, Hand Therapy, Pilates, Juvenille Arthritis, hydrotherapy and electrophysical modalities including the use of diagnostic Ultrasound to identify inflamed joints.

These types of learning opportunities may be available at this site:

The MPAP provides ongoing educaiton and management techniques for all types of arthritis. There are many opportunities to develop history taking, assessment and treatment skills, manual therapy techniques, modalities, patient and family education, exercise prescription, there is also the possibility of some interaction with pediatric/juvenile patients.

Possible Interprofessional opportunities at this site:

OT, RN, SW, Rheumatologist, RA.


For information on pre-placement requirements and orientation please refer to the specific health authority listing, found here.

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