Conservative Management

Conservative Management — TJR

Conservative Management
TJR Framework


Addendum to the Rehabilitative Care Best Practice Framework in the Context of COVID-19

Includes the framework, referral decision tree, and process indicators for support performance monitoring and QBP-related outcomes.

Addendum includes additional evidence-based recommendations to the TJR Framework that align with current COVID-19 restrictions.

Quick Reference Guide – TJR Based on the full framework. Provides a concise summary of best practices to guide clinical practice in each setting.
Patient & Family Education Materials
Arthritis Society Website for patients, caregivers and health care professionals provides information on arthritis, prevention, assessment and treatment.
Canada’s Food Guide Website outlining Canada’s Food Guide.
Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines Movement guidelines provide guidance on the optimal amount of physical activity and sleep for Canadians of all ages.
Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation Website for patients and caregivers to help them learn about bone and joint health, nutrition, keeping active, injury prevention and the GLA:D program.
Michael Garron Hospital — Hip/Knee Rapid Access Clinic Patient Education Checklist Patient education checklist includes exercise & physical activity, weight loss, Pilates, yoga & tai chi, braces/sleeves & orthotics, walking aids and pain management.
Ontario Health Quality Osteoarthritis Patient Reference Guide Booklet reviews what patients and caregivers should ask for in their care.
Osteoporosis Canada Website for both patients, caregivers and health care professionals provides information and resources on bone health and osteoporosis.
Assessment & Intervention
Bone & Joint Canada Virtual Assessment Information and tools on how to complete a virtual assessment for musculoskeletal patients.
GLA:D Canada 8-week education and exercise program for those with stiff and/or painful knees and/or hips or those with knee and/or hip osteoarthritis.
Ontario Health Quality Osteoarthritis Quality Standard Quality standard based on evidence and expert consensus. Includes quality standard, patient reference guide, recommendations for adoption, getting started guide and measurement guide.
Sunnybrook Holland Bone and Joint Program Referral Information Referral forms and processes for clinics and services, such as the Hip & Knee Arthritis Program and Outpatient Rehabilitation Services.