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DC Physiotherapy

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Initial consultations can range from 45-60 minutes and allow up to 30 minutes for standard consultations with the treating Physiotherapist. Extended 60 minute consultations are available for multiple areas of treatment if required.

Yes, if you are covered for Physiotherapy under extras. Health funds vary in their coverage so to find out how much you will be covered, contact your health fund regarding your rebate amounts.

Wear comfortable clothing that allows ease of assessment and exposure of the site of injury. Spare shorts and draping is available in the clinic if required.

The number of treatment sessions required will depend on the extent of your injury and condition. After your initial consultation, we will discuss the recommended action plan and the ideal frequency of sessions required to achieve your goals.

No, as a private paying patient, you do not need a referral to see our Physiotherapist. However, a referral is required if you are claiming through one of the following:

  • Medicare.
  • Worker’s Compensation.
  • Motor Vehicle Third Party (CTP).
  • Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA).

If you have a chronic musculoskeletal condition (present for at least 6 months), you may be eligible for Medicare services under a Chronic Disease Management (CDM) plan, formerly known as Enhanced Primary Care (EPC). Medicare can provide up to 5 allied health-approved services in a calendar year. Please inform us when making your booking that you have a CDM plan and bring along your referral and forms.

  • GP and/or specialist referral.
  • Other third-party documentation.
  • Scans and reports such as X-rays or MRI scans.

Yes, we can visit you and provide the same quality service in the comfort of your home. Treatment sessions are a similar duration and we are able to bring equipment with us. However, higher fees do apply. Please call us for further information to determine if a home visit would be appropriate for you.

If you have any further questions, please contact us.
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