Useful Sports Medicine Links and Information for Patients
Patient Booking Information
Patients who are interested in booking an appointment
are requested to call our office at 416 480 1460.
information for new or returning patients:
For your convenience
we have provided a patient registration form and billing policy form which should be downloaded printed, filled out and brought
in for your first appointment.
- For new or returning patients who have not been to our centre for over six months
or for those whose contact details, medical condition or medications have changed, please download and complete a new
registration form and bring it in with you for your upcoming appointment. This will help us save you time during your upcoming
- Note: You are required to carry your health card with you as we may request that you present
it at any time.
download patient registration form
- For detailed information about our billing policies and procedures
please download this form. You may print and fill the form out prior to your first appointment and bring it with you so that
your registration process will be expedited.
Physiotherapy Billing Policies
What is a sport medicine physician?
following provides some general information about the skills and activities of a sport medicine physician. Sport medicine
is a new field and is still changing. The skills and interests of different physicians may vary widely. In addition,
Dr. Hakoun has interests in the mind body connection with respect to optimal health and performance.
What is a sport mediciine phsysician?
Sports injury prevention and treatment information
- Stop sports injuries is an excellent website providing resources to physicians patients and coaches
on sports injuries, prevention and treatment.
Sports Injuries website
Head injury in sports / sport concussion
SCAT 2 pocket field assessment tool
- Head injury in sport sometimes referred to as sport concussion
is unfortunately quite common. A head injury can consist of a minor blow or sudden acceleration or deceleration type injury
of the head followed by minimal symptoms which the athlete and coach may feel do not prohibit continuted participation.
- Over the last decade a plethora of scientific evidence has indicated that athletes
are at risk of significant and at times permanent brain injury after minor trauma. It is imperitive that all head injuries
be examined by a doctor before an athlete is allowed to return to activity.
link below provides a quick field assessment tool to determine whether an athlete may have suffered a head injury
or sport concussion. If there is any uncertainty, obtain a medical opinion and keep the athlete out of activity until then.
- There is much more information available on the website stop sport injuries which you can access
through the link above.
- As of September 2013 all
Ontario students are required to be appropriately assessed and treated for suspected or actual concussions. There are requirements
for returning to classes and to physical activities which have to be met. Parents are required to have these forms completed.
These forms can be accessed at:
OPHEA Guidelines/ forms and requirements for head injuries and concussions