About Us


The Regional Joint Assessment Program (RJAP) has three locations in the Niagara region that are part of the Niagara Health System.
Our locations in the Niagara region:

Hip or knee pain from arthritis

The Orthopedic Clinic
5546 Portage Road
Greater Niagara General Hospital
Niagara Falls, Ontario

The Ambulatory Clinic
65 Third Street
Welland General Hospital
Welland, Ontario

Outpatient Clinics,
Orthopedic Clinic
1200 Fourth Avenue
St. Catharines General Hospital
St. Catharines, Ontario

The Regional Joint Assessment Program helps adults with hip and knee problems that cause pain and difficulty moving. One of the main reasons that people have hip or knee pain is from arthritis. Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis and usually happens in weight bearing joints such as the hips and knees.


A referral from a physician is required for an appointment.

Download a referral form

Find out about the referral process.

Helpful information

Regional Joint Assessment Patient experience video on Youtube

Click to watch the Regional Joint Assessment Video

Video by Dr. Mike Evans

Click to watch this video on how to prepare for hip or knee joint replacement surgery, by Dr. Mike Evans.

Download a copy of our patient brochure.

English version

French version

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