FAQs 2017-12-03T07:11:15+00:00
What is a Physiotherapist 2017-12-03T06:57:20+00:00

Physiotherapists are often referred to as ‘movement specialists’. They are trained to assess and treat a variety of conditions that affect physical function.

Physiotherapists study medical science subjects such as anatomy, neuroscience and physiology to develop skills and attitudes necessary for health education and prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of patients with musculoskeletal conditions, sports injuries, physical disorders and disabilities.

Is a doctor referral needed to see a physiotherapist? 2017-12-03T06:59:27+00:00

No, a referral is not required to see a Physiotherapist.

If you however have a chronic medical condition which requires you to see a Physiotherapist, we suggest you discuss your options with your GP. If there is a Workcover claim, please bring your workcover certificate given by the GP.

Is it important to bring X-ray results to a Physio appointment? 2017-12-03T07:00:31+00:00

Yes, and if you have any other reports such as MRI, CT Scans and bone scans please bring them for the appointment.

How long is a Physio appointment? 2017-12-03T07:01:18+00:00

The Initial appointment duration is approx 35-45mins and then each standard consult after that is 30mins.

How many sessions are needed for a full recovery? 2017-12-03T07:04:29+00:00

The number of session required depends on the nature of the problem being addressed, and how well you respond to treatment.

Is the cost of Physiotherapy covered by my Private Health Insurance? 2017-12-03T07:09:08+00:00

All Private Health fund cards are accepted and the rebate depends on the level of your cover.

How do I pay for my appointment? 2017-12-03T07:10:26+00:00

Payment can be made after your appointment, with CASH, VISA or MASTERCARD.

What should I bring and wear on my first visit? 2017-12-03T07:12:09+00:00

Please bring your own shorts/T-shirt for the treatment. You will be required to undress, depending on the area of the body being assessed and treated. Bring your running shoes if you run.