Our Physiotherapists are an integral part of a multidisciplinary healthcare team here at The Wellness Practice, collaborating with other healthcare professionals to provide comprehensive care for our patients.

What sets our Physiotherapists apart?

Physiotherapy is a healthcare profession that involves a holistic approach to health and wellness that focuses on restoring and maintaining physical function, mobility, and quality of life to individuals affected by injuries, illnesses, or disabilities. At The Wellness Practice, our dedicated physiotherapy team combines expertise with compassion to provide personalised care, including assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of various conditions and disorders through physical means.

Conditions our Physiotherapists can help with:

Recovery from Injuries

Whether you’re healing from a sports-related injury, a workplace incident, or a surgery, physiotherapy aids in a faster and more effective recovery, restoring optimal function.

Mobility Challenges

If you’re experiencing difficulty with movement, such as stiffness, limited range of motion, or challenges in day-to-day activities, a Physiotherapist can design exercises and therapies to enhance mobility

Chronic Pain Management

Physiotherapy is a key ally in managing chronic pain conditions like arthritis, sciatica or back and neck pain. Therapeutic interventions help alleviate discomfort and improve overall quality of life.

Postural Issues

Incorrect posture can lead to various health issues. A Physiotherapist can assess and address postural imbalances, providing strategies to improve alignment and prevent future problems.

Neurological Conditions

Physiotherapy plays a crucial role in managing neurological conditions such as stroke, Parkinson’s, or multiple sclerosis. Specialised techniques aim to improve mobility and independence.

Prenatal and Postnatal Care

Expecting mothers can benefit from prenatal physiotherapy to address discomfort and prepare the body for childbirth. Postpartumn physiotherapy aids in recovery and addresses any lingering issues.

Women's Health

Our Physiotherapists empower women to enhance their overall health, addressing a range of issues such as pelvic floor dysfunction, and musculoskeletal concerns, promoting optimal physical well-being during various life stages.

Frequently asked questions:

  • Do I need a referral for a Physiotherapist?

    No, a GP referral is not required. You can easily make an appointment directly with us.

  • What is involved in an initial consultation with a Physiotherapist?

    At your first physiotherapy appointment, expect a thorough assessment of your condition, a personalised treatment plan, and patient education. Collaborative goal setting ensures a tailored approach for optimal results.

  • How long is a follow up consultation with a Physiotherapist?

    Follow-up consultations are between 25-30 minutes.

  • Can I use my private health for my consultation with a Physiotherapist?

    Yes, initial and follow up consultations are claimable through private health, if you have physiotherapy services as part of your extra’s cover. The rebate amount will vary depending on your level of cover. Please contact your private health fund to see what rebate you are entitled to.

  • Does your practice offer the Medicare plan program?

    Yes, if you are referred by a GP under the Medicare Chronic Disease Management (CDM) Plan you are eligible for up to 5 rebated visits per calendar year with a Physiotherapist.

  • Can I use my DVA Gold card or a DVA White card for my consultations with a Physiotherapist?

    Yes, If you are an eligible DVA card holder, The Wellness Practice directly bills DVA for services. You will not need to pay a gap payment for physiotherapy consultations.

  • Do you have HICAPS?

    Yes our practice has HICAPS facilities, enabling you to claim directly at the time of your appointment – paying only the gap fee.

  • What’s the difference between physiotherapy and myotherapy?

    Myotherapy focuses on muscle-related conditions using techniques like massage and trigger point therapy. Physiotherapy has a broader scope, addressing various musculoskeletal, neurological, and respiratory issues through exercises and manual therapy to improve overall physical function.

  • What’s the difference between physiotherapy and exercise physiology?

    Exercise physiology focuses on exercise and its effects on the body, often for fitness or rehabilitation. Physiotherapy addresses various physical conditions through exercises, manual therapy, and modalities to restore overall function and mobility.

  • What’s the difference between a physiotherapist and chiropractor?

    Physiotherapists address a wide range of physical conditions using exercises, manual therapy, and modalities, aiming to restore overall function. Chiropractors focus on the musculoskeletal system, particularly the spine, using manual adjustments to alleviate pain and promote health, often within a chiropractic care framework.

Locations offering Physiotherapist