Physiotherapy in Petersham

Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy uses a variety of methods like exercises, stretches, and practicing specific tasks to improve, keep up, or bring back your movement and physical abilities.

Our team of skilled physiotherapists will team up with you to understand your needs and goals and create a plan that’s focused on boosting your overall health and guiding you towards reaching your goals.

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This therapy service is available within the clinic, in your home as well as in the community.

Who can benefit?

Guillian-Barré syndrome

Motor neurone disease

Multiple sclerosis

Neurological conditions

Orthopaedic conditions

Parkinson's disease

Post neurosurgery

Post spinal surgery

Spinal cord injury

Stroke recovery

Traumatic brain injury

What's involved?

Your physiotherapist will begin by closely working with you to understand your needs. They’ll spend time in understanding your goals and develop a personalised plan just for you. This plan will be aimed at enhancing your overall movement and functional capabilities.

Throughout your journey with the program, your physiotherapist will carefully monitor your progress and make adjustments if necessary. Their aim is to ensure that you’re advancing and achieving the best possible outcomes from your therapy.

Your program may include:

  • Hands-on therapy
  • Strength training for your upper and lower limbs
  • Exercises to improve balance while sitting and standing
  • Retraining for stairs usage
  • Stretching and exercises to enhance your range of motion
  • Training your core muscles and posture
  • Physical exercises and cardio workouts
  • Walking on a treadmill with support
  • Methods to manage pain

We’ll work together to understand what’s right for you.

Depending on your needs and objectives and to ensure you get the best possible results, your personalised therapy program may also incorporate additional therapies, such as occupational therapy, exercise physiology, speech pathology and more.

What are the benefits?

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Get stronger and build up your stamina so that you can do more things on your own.

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Move better and be more flexible.

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Improve your balance.

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Deal with pain and stiffness so you can move more freely.

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Reduce the chances of you getting injured or falling in the future.

What can I expect as a Royal Rehab LifeWorks client?

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A team of skilled therapists and clinicians.

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A program that is tailored to your unique needs and goals.

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A genuine partnership between you and your clinical/therapy team so you have choice and control.

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A warm and friendly environment where you feel safe and cared for.

I’m interested, what's next?

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Contact us

The first step is to complete the online referral form or contact our friendly team on 1800 328 976.

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Discuss your needs

Once we receive your information, we will contact you to discuss your needs and specific goals.

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Our team will tailor your therapy

Following your detailed assessment, we will tailor a therapy program to your specific needs.

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Start your therapy

We will commence your therapy and support you to achieve your goals.

How can I fund my program?

There are several funding options available to access our services and programs, including NDIS, icare, private health insurance, self-funding, and funding through the Department of Veteran’s Affairs.

NDIS funding

Self-funding

Private health insurance

Medicare (gap payment)

Ready to get started on your Royal Rehab LifeWorks journey?

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