FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
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Do I need a referral for physiotherapy?
No, you do not require a referral for a private consultation. Worker’s compensation, veteran’s affair and Enhanced Primary Care (EPC) patients require a referral from their GP.
How long is a physiotherapy treatment?
Treatment time will vary depending on the injury. Generally, most treatments are approximately 30 minutes.
What should I bring with me to physiotherapy treatment?
You should wear comfortable clothing and bring your health fund card to claim your rebate.
What should I expect from my first physiotherapy treatment?
The initial assessment will involve a thorough subjective examination where you are asked a number of questions to assist your physio in the direction of the objective examination. They will then perform a number of tests to reproduce your symptoms in order to identify the cause of the problem. Following achieving a provisional diagnosis, they will then create a treatment plan to achieve the best results possible.
What will my treatment consist of?
Physiotherapy treatment can vary depending upon the patient and the injury. Some common treatment methods include soft tissue massage, dry needling, joint mobilisations, taping, exercise prescription and most importantly, advice and education.
Am I able to claim my treatment through my private health fund?
Yes, on the spot rebates are available at all of our clinics, however, the amount covered will vary depending upon your level of cover.