Will I benefit from Physiotherapy?
Physiotherapy treats a wide variety of pain, injury and conditions. If you are unsure whether or not you should see a physiotherapist, call us on 4339 1243 to discuss if/how you may benefit from physiotherapy.
Do I need a doctors referral?
No, you do not require a doctors referral to see a physiotherapist unless you are under workers compensation, CTP insurance, DVA, or on a GP Management Plan (see below).
What can I expect from a consultation?
At your initial consultation you will be asked you a range of questions to better understand your history and perform a number of physical tests to accurately diagnose your injury. You will be given a thorough explanation of the diagnosis ensuring you understand your injury and a estimated time frame for your recovery. Treatment will include manual "hands-on" therapy and you will also be given an appropriate home exercise program.
How many visits will I need?
The number of visits you require will depend on your injury. At your initial assessment you will be given a diagnosis and estimated time frame for your recovery.
How much will it cost? How long does it take?
An initial consultation is $90 and will take 45 minutes. Follow up consultations are $80 and will take 30 minutes. Longer appointments are available on request for complex injuries or multiple areas. The cost for an extended consultation is $120 and will take 60 minutes.
Is it covered by my health fund?
Yes, if you are covered for physiotherapy in your private health fund you will only have to pay the gap. The amount covered by your fund will depend on the fund you are in and your level of cover. We have HICAPS facilities on site.
Is is covered by Medicare?
If you meet a select criteria you may qualify for a GP Management Plan or Enhanced Primary Care Plan. You will need to discuss this with your GP for more information, eligibility and referral.
If you are under one of these plans you will receive a Medicare rebate of $56.
What do I wear?
Wear comfortable clothing. The injured area will need to be exposed for treatment, so please wear appropriate clothing accordingly. Ie. for a knee injury, wear shorts, or bring a change of clothes.
Accepted payment methods?
Cash, EFTPOS, cheque. Payment must be made at the time of appointment. No accounts will be given.
HICAPS and EFTPOS facilities available onsite.
Are you NDIS approved?
Yes, both Nash and Alex are registered providers of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). For more information please call 4339 1243.