Physiotherapy includes exercises, education of patients ,joint mobilization or manipulation, electrical modalities ,localized soft tissue massage and other therapeutic techniques that are specific to the patient’s needs.
Yes, obtained at Melbourne’s tertiary institutions.
We have Physiotherapists with clinical experience ranging from 37 years through to 15,14,11 and 10. All with post graduate qualifications and Private Practice experience as well.
We are trained to treat sprains, fractures, strains, joint reconstruction or replacement, sports, occupational or motor vehicle trauma. We treat many people following surgery of their limbs to restore movement and function. Others see us for advice on Posture, muscle imbalance and Sports technique.
The Physiotherapist will greet you and then take a thorough history. The injury will be assessed as well as other areas that may be contributing to your pain. A diagnosis will be given, appropriate treatment given and a plan for recovery and independence. Treatment may involve heat application, ultrasound, specific exercises, mobilization, strapping and plenty of advice, having found the cause of your problems.
All sessions are 30 minutes long and our Physiotherapists treat ONE patient at a time.
Referrals from a Doctor are not necessary but if you have a referral letter of any sort, please bring it with you. Bring any relevant x-rays, scans and reports about your injury.If you have a running injury bring your runners.
Payment is required at the time of consultation in the form of cash or credit card.We do not take American Express or Diners Club however.
With our Hicaps system you will receive immediate refunds from your Private Health fund and therefore only pay the Gap fee.
Yes, we require 24 hours notice if possible otherwise a $50 fee will be applied. Obviously, we take emergency cancellations into account but your absence at short notice prevents other people in pain from attending. Please let us know ASAP if you cannot attend.
Yes, through the EPC scheme whereby your Doctor approves 5 visits per calendar year for you to see a Physiotherapist or our Podiatrist .Please speak to your Doctor regarding an EPC referral to us. Medicare will pay NOT $51.95 BUT $52.95 of your Physiotherapy fee at each visit.
Yes we have parking as well as a handicapped spot at the rear of our building off Closter Street.