Physiotherapy

Is a physio session what you need?

Physiotherapists are trained to see patients presenting within the following categories/conditions: 


Orthopaedic: Acute and chronic condition management – fractures;

rheumatologic conditions; amputees; pre and post orthopaedic surgery.

Including splinting and casting in some areas.


Musculoskeletal: Prevent, assess, diagnose and treat musculoskeletal

conditions – sprains, strains, and musculo-tendinous injuries. Acute

management to resolution and exercise prescription.


Neurology: acute and chronic conditions: acquired brain injury; stroke; spinal cord damage; Parkinson’s disease; Dementia; Multiple Sclerosis.


Cardiorespiratory: prevention and rehabilitation of heart and lung

conditions; COPD; Asthma; Heart Disease; Post heart and lung surgery

and transplant.


Continence and Women’s Health: pregnancy, birth, pre and post

partum care; breastfeeding; incontinence and pelvic floor dysfunction in men, women and children; post gynecological and prostate surgery


Gerontology: care and promote healthy/active ageing. Manage/prevent

effects of ageing: osteoporosis; falls. Work in home, community and aged

care facilities.


Paediatric: early intervention: plagiocephally; developmental milestones – gross and fine motor; genetic and metabolic conditions; Cystic Fibrosis; paediatric trauma and neurology; cerebral palsy.


Sports: prevent, diagnose, and treat sporting injuries for all people, all

ages from amateur to professional. Screening acute management and

rehabilitation.


Cancer, Palliative care, Lymphoedema: specific lymph treatment –

massage and compression therapy. Manage fatigue, pain, deconditioning.


Pain: manage/prevent pain and impact on function – psychologically

informed approach. Acute management, identification of psychosocial risk factors; chronic pain management – interdisciplinary.


Aquatic: hydrotherapy – postoperative; orthopaedic; spinal; neurological; sports rehabilitation.


Rural and Remote: health promotion; inpatient and outpatient clinics;

diabetes education; splinting/casting.

Burns, Hands and Plastic Surgery: treat and manage specific hand

conditions, splinting; post surgical; burns rehabilitation.


Occupational Health and Ergonomics: support health of workers,

reduce safety risks, prevent/manage injuries and return to work;

Ergonomic assessment and equipment provision; specialist seating clinics.