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Back on Track

Back on Track is an outpatient rehabilitation program for clients who have been involved in traumatic motor vehicle and work-related accidents. We help patients progress towards their pre-accident level of function in their work, activities of daily living, mobility, leisure, and social roles.

Referrals & Admissions

Outpatient Referral Forms

Download our Outpatient Referral Form on our referral information page.

Please include all relevent medical/therapy reports with your application

Outpatient Admission Criteria

  • Patient must be able to actively participate in the rehabilitation program
  • Patient must be able to arrange/manage own transportation

Program Details

Man using therapy equipmentIndividualized and goal oriented therapy

Our client-centred, multi-disciplinary care approach encourages clients to participate and succeed in their rehabilitation. The Back on Track team facilitates this process by ensuring:

  • Cost-effective rehabilitation
  • Time-line driven treatment plans
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Best practice guidelines
  • Assistance in reaching case resolution

Established reputation

The Back on Track program has been meeting the needs of our clients and their families, physicians and insurance companies since 1995. In January 1998, Back on Track was awarded a Workplace Safety and Insurance Board contract to assess and treat workers who have sustained work-related burns, amputations and complex trauma injuries. This endorsement of Back on Track has demonstrated its ability to deliver excellent cost-effective care that is responsive to clients and referring sources.

Expertise

Our interdisciplinary team of rehabilitation specialists are experienced in treating clients who have sustained traumatic injuries such as: burns, amputations, complex orthopedic, musculoskeletal, and mild to moderate acquired brain injuries. Our directly relevant experience allows us to set both realistic rehabilitation time lines and to comment on maximum medical recovery, and its influence on function.

Our team of experts:

  • Occupational Therapists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Psychologist / Neuropsychologist
  • Physiatrist
  • Massage Therapists
  • Registered Nurse
  • Speech Language Pathologist
  • Social Worker
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Chiropodist
  • Chiropractor
  • Clinical Dietitian
  • Acupuncturist
  • Prosthetics
  • Pharmacists

Interdisciplinary treatment services

Treatment protocols and equipment are current and we continually evaluate our rehabilitation programs through best practice guidelines and goal-directed team rounds.

Monthly reports provide details on recovery in the areas of vocation, avocation, mobility, physical status, activities of daily living, psychosocial presentation and transportation. Clients are also enrolled in the Road to Recovery Group, a nine week psycho-educational group to educate clients process and resolve the issues resulting from a debilitating injury. Access to the heated hydrotherapy pool is also available.

  • Single discipline treatment
    Should a client require only single discipline treatment, this is what will be recommended and provided. The same up-to-date equipment and treatment protocols will be used and rehabilitation will focus on return to pre-accident level of function.
  • Physical conditioning/work hardening program
    As a client's abilities and independence improve, this program is necessary to prepare for return to work and to increase physical and cardiovascular fitness. Physical demands of the client's job and homemaking requirements are simulated in therapy to allow the client to return to these activities gradually and safely.
  • Burn, amputee and physiatry clinics
    On a regular basis, the client, the team and the specialty physician meet to discuss the client's progress and how we can facilitate further improvements. Issues discussed include current level of recovery, content of the rehabilitation program, client's level of participation, upcoming surgical interventions, and plans for return to work and full community reintegration.
  • Complex Evaluation Experts
  • Road to Recovery - Group Workshop teaching coping skills & techniques
  • Electrical Injury Program

St. John's Rehab program is a proud member of the Link opens in new windowOntario Hospital Alliance of Assessment Providers.

Location and contact

Back on Track Program

St. John's Rehab
285 Cummer Avenue,
Toronto, ON M2M 2G1

Phone: 416-224-6948
Fax: 416-226-2048

Email us

Referrals/Appointment booking

Back on Track/WSIB Specialty Program:
416-224-6948

Acupuncture/Massage Therapy/Chiropody:
416-224-6948

Chiropractic:
416-224-6942

Frequently called numbers

Referrals Coordinator:
416-224-6949

Physiatrist:
416-226-6780, ext. 7273

Patient Services Manager:
416-226-6780, ext. 7007

Program Brochure

For referring organizations:
If you would like copies of our brochures for you and your patients, please fill out our Printed Material Request Form.