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Contact Information
Office Phone 905-338-2983
Toll Free Phone 1-855-223-6847
Fax 1-833-230-6623
E-Mail mhreferrals@haltonhealthcare.com
Website mhcentralintake.com/services/musculoskeletal-care-lower-back/
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established April 2013
Funding Ontario Health (Central) * Donations
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Central intake for patients with low back pain * provides patients with an assessment by an Advanced Practice Provider within 4 weeks of when the completed referral is received by the Central Intake Program * an Advanced Practice Provider (APP) is a regulated healthcare professional such as a physiotherapist, registered nurse, nurse practitioner or chiropractor with additional training in orthopedic care


Objectives of the program include:
  • improve outcomes and satisfaction for patients with persistent or unmanageable recurrent low back pain
  • reduce opioid initiation through early non-pharmacological management
  • decrease utilization of lumbar spine imaging such as MRIs
  • reduce unnecessary emergency room visits for low back pain
  • reduce unnecessary referrals to low back pain-related specialists
  • improve access to specialist care
Hours Administration: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Areas Served Halton Region ; Mississauga
Boundaries Mississauga Halton region
Eligibility People with persistent low back pain and/or related symptoms or recurrent episodic unmanageable lower back pain * must be 18 years or older * residents of Mississauga Halton region
Application Primary Care Providers must register and complete an online module to obtain referral privileges
Languages English
Fees Services covered by OHIP
Site Information
Site Location Mississauga Halton
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Oakville, ON
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Condition Specific Rehabilitation Services ~ Back Problems ; Pain Management ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Back Problems
Copyright
Copyright Information This listing is copyright © 2022 Home and Community Care Support Services Mississauga Halton

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