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Acute Knee Injury Clinic (AKIC)

Submitted by desrosin.local on Sat, 09/26/2015 - 12:22pm

Welcome to the Acute Knee Injury Clinic.

  • We provide direct access primary care, delivered at a specialist level.

  • This is a free knee clinic for acute knee injuries.

  • Patients do not require a referral. Patients (or legal guardian) must fill out the forms on their own behalf.

  • The clinic is only for patients who have injured their knee due to a traumatic event in the last six weeks

  • This clinic is not for chronic knee problems. 

  • AKIC sees patients who are over the age of 14. AKIC does not see motor vehicle accidents or WCB patients.

  • Your appointments are covered by Alberta Health Services. You must present your Alberta Healthcare Card at your first appointment.

  • The management of your knee injury may require rehabilitation or bracing.  These costs are not covered by Alberta Health Services, however your personal insurance may provide reimbursement for these fees.  Please check with your health insurance provider for coverage.