We accept: all Private health funds (Hicaps). NB. No referral necessary. All accepted and current WorkCover claims. Accepted Compulsory Third Party (CTP) claims. All Department Veterans Affairs (DVA) clients with a current referral.
Hours of Operation
Mon- Fri 800am- 530pm or by negotiation. Some Saturday mornings by appointment.
Abundant off street parking available on site.
Appointments and enquiries may be made: By phone, email, in person.
What to bring on your initial physiotherapy visit.
- Wear light comfortable clothing.
- Do not apply any gels or preparations to the skin 12 hours prior.
- Any clinical documentation eg. Referrals, X-rays etc.
- Your private health care card – for processing at the point of sale. Claim number (for WorkCover and CTP claims).
- A list of your current medications.
What to expect at your initial visit.
- You will be asked a series of questions(subjective) in order for the physiothaerapist to ascertain the nature of your problem.
- You will then be asked to perform a number of physical tasks in order for your physiotherapist to be able to design a treatmen t plan.
- Your treatment will then commence (see below).
- At the conclusion of each intervention you will again be asked to perform a task(s) to ascertain the immediate effectiveness of that treatment intervention.
- The physiotherapist may use various pieces of equipment to assist in measurement eg goniometer for recording joint range of motion.
What types of Physiotherapy Treatment are there?
- Joint mobilisation therapy which involves a controlled rhythmical manual pressure on the joint structures- in order to assist with either pain or stiffness.
- Electrotherapy modalities like ultrasonic therapy which may assist in healing, pain relief, flexibility and oedema.
- Advice regarding management of your symptoms eg compression for oedema etc.
- Exercises both in rooms and for home.
- Aids to assist your recovery eg. Splinting, taping, walking sticks etc.
- Manual soft tissue techniques eg. massage to assist in the management of soft tissue tightness, tenderness, pain relief, local oedema and healing