PhysiologixMD: Medical and Surgical Specialists
Multidisciplinary Specialists and
Electrodiagnostic (EMG) Laboratory
At Physiologix, we have a team of Medical Doctors and Surgeons specializing in diagnosis and treatment of neurological and musculoskeletal injuries, including Edmonton's largest community based electrodiagnostic laboratory for EMG and nerve conduction studies. Our medical and surgical team consists of Physiatrists (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Medicine Specialists), Neurologists, Rheumatologists, Sports Medicine Physicians, Geriatricians, General Internists, Orthopedic Surgeons, and Plastic Surgeons. We are a multi-disciplinary clinic and the team works together closely to meet the individual needs of every patient. We offer generalized and highly specialized clinics - don't worry if you are not sure which specific clinic you or your patient requires, our team will sort it out once we receive your referral.
Physiatrists: These doctors are specialists in Rehabilitation Medicine. In addition to the great work they do at Physiologix, our group of Physiatrists work at the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, the largest dedicated rehab hospital in western Canada and consult at a whole host of specialized clinics across Edmonton including the University of Alberta Hospital Neuromuscular Clinic and ALS Clinics, the Misericordia Hospital ALS Clinic, the Western Upper Limb Facility at the Sturgeon Hospital, and the Orthopedic Clinic at the Royal Alexandra Hospital, to name a few. Our Physiatrists can diagnose underlying brain, spinal cord, nerve, muscle, tendon, ligament and bone problems and can perform tests including nerve conduction studies and electromyography, prescription of appropriate orthoses and prostheses, and can provide appropriate injection based treatments including trigger point injections, joint injections, carpal tunnel injections, botulinum toxin injections for spasticity, etc. Many of these are performed under ultrasound or EMG guidance which are available at Physiologix. If it sounds like a broad specialty, it is!
Neurologists: These doctors are specialists in Neurology and are experts in diagnosing and treating diseases of the brain, spinal cord, nerve, and muscles like multiple sclerosis (MS), stroke, epilepsy, movement disorders, headaches, concussions, and many many more. Our Neurologists can perform bedside cognitive testing, lumbar punctures, and other comprehensive critical neurological testing.
Rheumatologists: These doctors specialize in diagnosing and treating disorders of the joint, muscle, and connective tissues like rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, gout, myositis, and other inflammatory diseases.
Sports Medicine Physicians: These doctors have a special designation from the Canadian Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine (CASEM) and specialize in treating injuries, training issues, and other medical problems of athletes and sports participants.
Geriatricians: These doctors are specialists in Gerontology (care of seniors) and are experts in diagnosing and treating diseases associated with aging.
General Internists: These doctors are specialists in diseases of the internal organs (including the heart, lungs, liver, kidneys, GI tract, and immune system).
Orthopedic and Plastic Surgeons: Our surgeons visit Physiologix regularly to streamline the process for people that need upper limb surgeries for problems like carpal tunnel syndrome, ulnar neuropathy, trigger finger, and a variety of other upper limb issues.
At Physiologix, we offer many consultation, diagnostic, and treatment services. A referral is required to see our doctors. Please click the link above to download our referral form. Please fax the completed referral form to us at 780-452-5111 or send it by secure email to . We will arrange for the appointment with the patient. If you are not sure if we offer a specific service or have questions about the referral forms, feel free to call us at 780-447-4924 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Urgent consultation can be arranged upon request.