Have I been accurately diagnosed?
Have I received appropriate treatment?
Do I need to continue with treatments that aren’t helping?
How long does it take for an injury like mine to get better?
Is there anything else I can at home do to get better?
Do I really need to get an MRI and will it make any difference?
Do I need to see a specialist? If so, who?
Do I really need to see a surgeon? If so, who?
Orthopaedic Triage Assessments
The purpose of a triage assessment is answer questions, like those listed above, and help ensure patients are on the right clinical pathway to achieve success, not failure.
In order to help Albertans, veteran Orthopaedic Physiotherapist Terry Kane offers comprehensive one- hour, orthopaedic triage assessments to help in the clinical diagnosis, management and rehabilitation of orthopaedic conditions.
At the end of your one hour assessment, Terry will explain and educate you on your condition, outline his recommendations and answer all your questions.
No physician referral is required and you can book an appointment online 24 hours a day.
For information on Terry’s background please scroll down this page or visit www.terrykane.ca.
If you have unanswered questions, then we invite you to book a triage assessment online now with Terry
What to expect from seeing Terry Kane.
- A triage assessment is designed to be a single appointment only.
- The purpose of the appointment is help ensure patients are on the right clinical pathway to achieve success.
- Terry only sees one patient per hour and conducts a thorough history and physical exam.
- Terry educates patients on his findings and his diagnostic opinion.
- Terry educates patients on the most evidence based treatment plan for their condition.
- Terry educates patients on home based treatment strategies, including safe and appropriate home rehab exercises.
- If Terry doesn’t think you need an MRI, he will explain why.
- If Terry doesn’t think you need to see a surgeon, he will explain why.
- If Terry thinks you need to see a surgeon he will explain why and help identify the surgeons that specialize in managing the patient’s condition.
- Click here to book online or for appointment information
Although Terry owns and operates CalgaryOrthopaedics.com, he has no business relationship with any surgeon or orthopaedic clinic in this directory and has no professional or financial conflict of interest to disclose. Terry cannot accelerate a surgical or specialist appointment – only a surgeon or specialist can determine if and when a patient may be seen based on the surgeon’s schedule.
Put Terry Kane’s Experience to Work for You.
About Terry Kane
A graduate of the University of Toronto, former Olympic and National Hockey League Physiotherapist Terry Kane has over 30 years of international experience in diagnosing, treating and designing rehab programs for thousands of orthopaedic patients, including over 500 Olympic and professional athletes. Working with some of the top orthopaedic surgeons and sports medicine physicians in Canada and United States Terry has 30 years of clinical experience in;
- Designing safe, appropriate and progressive non-surgical treatment and rehab plans for patients with MSK conditions,
- Conducting triage assessments and determining whether advanced diagnostic imaging or a surgical consult is indicated,
- Early identification and management of patients at high risk for chronic pain
- Designing appropriate post-surgical rehab programs.
In addition to his clinical experience in Orthopaedics, Terry has;
- Served as Head Physical Therapist for the Calgary Flames and Canada’s Olympic Men’s Ice Hockey Team,
- Lectured internationally on exercise based rehabilitation for over twenty years (American College of Sports Medicine, etc)
- Lectured on physical therapy for the University of Calgary Department of Orthopaedics as well as Department of Continuing Medical Education
- Served as injury analysis consultant to the National Hockey League,
- A contributing developer & instructor of a MainPro-C Course on “Chronic Pain for Family Physicians” for the University of Calgary Department of Continuing Medical Education.
- A contributing author “Foundations of Personal Training”: Human Kinetics, 2008 (ISBN-13:9781450441322)
- Served as editorial peer reviewer for the Physician and Sportsmedicine, the Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine and Pain Research and Management Journal.
Terry Kane’s Professional Goals
(1) To deliver the highest standard of diagnostic assessments, evidence-based treatment and exercise based rehabilitation for patients on behalf of referring physicians and surgeons. (2) To improve the standard of care in the multidisciplinary management of musculoskeletal conditions in Canada through improved triaging and adoption of evidence-based clinical care pathways. (3) To leverage web-based technologies to improve the standard of evidence-based care among healthcare professionals in the non-surgical management of musculoskeletal conditions as well as post-surgical rehabilitation (www.orthopaedicprotocols.com) (4) To leverage web-based technologies to improve public awareness of evidence-based clinical pathways in the self-management of musculoskeletal conditions and prevention of chronic pain.
Career Path | Background
- Physical Therapist, Calgary West Central Primary Care Network ( August 2014 – March 2016)
- Founder, Owner, OrthopaedicsCanada.com Network (2008 – present)
- Founder, Owner, OrthopaedicProtocols.com (2008 – present)
- Physical Therapist, Terry Kane Physical Therapy (2000 – present)
- Physical Therapist, Copeman Healthcare, (2008 – 2011)
- Physical Therapist, Alberta Health Services, Calgary Chronic Pain Centre (2005 – 2008)
- Injury Analysis Consultant, National Hockey League (2000-2004)
- Physical Therapist, Calgary Flames (1995 – 2000)
- Owner, Physical Therapist, Achilles Physiotherapy Clinic (1993 – 1995)
- Physical Therapist, University of Calgary Sports Medicine Centre, (1990 – 1993)
- Physical Therapist, McMahon Stadium Sports Physiotherapy Clinic (1988 – 1990)
- Physical Therapist, Canadian Men’s Olympic Hockey Team (1985 – 1988)
- University of Toronto, Bachelor of Sciences (Physical Therapy) (1982-1985)
- University of Toronto, Bachelor of Physical and Health Education (1977-1981)