Facility Details / Hours of Operation

Currently significantly understaffed.

The physiotherapy department is staffed Monday to Friday mornings from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. There is no physiotherapy coverage in surrounding communities: Patuanak, Beauval, Buffalo Narrows, or La Loche.


Joelle Birkham BScPT, BScPE, CAT(C) 

Referral Requirements / Wait List Information

Physician referral.

No significant wait time for acute and semi acute waitlist in Ile-a-la-Crosse. The Ile-a-la-Crosse chronic waitlist is approximately 9 months.

Acute cases from surrounding communities can receive physiotherapy in Ile-a-la-Crosse, but transportation during the limited hours makes this difficult. Semi Acute and Chronic waitlist times are indefinite at this time, likely 2 years or more.

Facility Type
Regional Health Service
Professional Services
Physical Therapy
Saskatchewan Health
Conditions Treated
Arthritis - Osteo
Arthritis - Inflammatory
Joint Injuries
Low Back Pain
Muscular Conditions and Injuries
Repetitive Strain Injuries
Sports Injuries
Post-Surgical Orthopaedics
Areas of Practice
Acute care, Community therapy, Long term care, Orthopaedic Assessment and Rehabilitation, Pain management, Sports Rehabilitation
Contact Information
Joelle Birkham
Box 340, Île-à-la-Crosse, Saskatchewan S0M 1C0