Is a doctor referral needed to see a physiotherapist?

By |2017-12-03T06:59:27+00:00December 3rd, 2017|Categories: |

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.

What is a Physiotherapist

By |2017-12-03T06:57:20+00:00December 3rd, 2017|Categories: |

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.

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