Varsity Health

How to Book an Appointment

Welcome to another season of Golden Bears and Pandas varsity athletics!

  1. Ensure your team’s Student Kinesiologist is aware of your injury. They will inform you if you should proceed to Step 2
  2. Visit Varsity Health Simply Book to book yourself in for an assessment or treatment appointment.
    • ­If you are unable to book an appointment due to scheduling, please email varsityhealth@ualberta.ca or call 780.492.4880
    • Please note that any athlete, from any team, can see any varsity health care practitioner. 
  3. The injury management plan may include a referral to a Varsity Injury Management (VIM) clinic, where you will be assessed by a multidisciplinary team that will include a Sports Medicine Physician, and Varsity Physiotherapist and/or a Varsity Athletic Therapist.
  4. Depending on the outcome of the VIM clinic, you could be managed in a variety of ways, including the following referrals:
    • ­Prescribed medication, medical imaging, further investigations, or specialist referrals
    • ­Varsity Physiotherapist for treatment
    • ­Varsity Athletic Therapist and student kinesiologist for management and treatment
  5. Our team will communicate with your coaching staff, appropriate mental skills and strength & conditioning contacts to ensure all involved are aware of the treatment plan and implications

 

As an eligible University of Alberta in-season varsity athlete, you will be able to receive care, funded by Athletics, for an injury incurred while participating in Golden Bears and Pandas athletic events.

Accessing Varsity Health therapy services and student-athlete responsibilities during the summer months, are as follows:

•Students will be required to pay $30 per assessment or treatment appointment with any of our Varsity Therapy Staff (Health care providers:  Athletic Therapist or Physiotherapist). Payment is required at the time of the appointment, payable by cash, cheque or credit card.

•Students will receive a receipt and then will be responsible to submit their receipt to claim to their own supplemental health plan or insurance company.

•Depending on a student-athlete's supplemental health & dental insurance plan, the per visit fee provided by may be eligible for full or partial reimbursement.

•The service fee effective dates are May 1st - August 30th (or the opening of a team's respective tryout date in August 2019).

•A no-show fee of $25 applies for missed or no-show appointments.

 

cleardot.gifTo make an appointment, use the scheduling website at athletehealth.simplybook.me

Our Varsity Health Staff will work with you to create a plan that will assist in your recovery and return to play. Please remember that as a teaching University, all parts of this process (Certified Athletic Therapists, Sports Medicine Physicians, Sport Physiotherapists and Strength & Conditioning Coaches) having a teaching role. Your care at all levels may include ‘students treating students’, with students providing the service as supervised by their respective professionals.

Please be patient and respect those in the learning process.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our Varsity Health Staff will work with you to create a plan that will assist in your recovery and return to play. Please remember that as a teaching University, all parts of this process (Certified Athletic Therapists, Sports Medicine Physicians, Sport Physiotherapists and Strength & Conditioning Coaches) having a teaching role. Your care at all levels may include ‘students treating students’, with students providing the service as supervised by their respective professionals.  Please be patient in this process, and respect those in the learning process.