Physiotherapy at Encompass Medical Centre
Physiotherapy, also known as 'physical therapy', is a profession that involves the assessment, diagnosis, and effective treatment of injuries or disabilities.
Physiotherapy treatment will focuses on relieving pain and improving quality of life through physical treatments, take into account your lifestyle, activities, and general health.
Physiotherapist can help you with:
Back and Neck pain
Shoulder pain, frozen shoulder, AC joint sprain
Tennis Elbow pain
Low back pain
Tendon injury (tendenopathy and tendonitis )
Foot pain, plantar fasciitis
Muscular injury (strain, tear)
Post fracture rehabilitation
Post surgical rehabilitation (THR,TKR)
What happens at your initial physiotherapy consultation?
The initial consultation consists of a thorough examination including the history taking, goal setting and physical examination. You may be required to undress sufficiently to assess the area of concern. Your Physiotherapist will discuss the results and diagnosis with you and encourage you to ask questions and voice any concerns Treatment would follow with your consent and you may be prescribed some home exercises and will be taught how to look after this area in your body
How can I see a Physiotherapist?
You do not need a referral as a private patient to see our physiotherapist.
However, if you would like to use Medicare for your sessions, you would have to obtain a referral from your GP under the Enhanced Primary Care scheme. Discuss with your GP about your eligibility for the care plan and your GP can refer you to us using the Physiotherapy Referral Form.
Do you accept Private Health Insurance?
Yes, if you have private health insurance with extra cover for Physiotherapy we can assist you with instant health fund rebates through HICAP at the time of your consult.
How long will each consultation take?
The initial consultation will take from 30 - 40 minutes depending on your condition. Follow up sessions takes between 20 - 30 minutes. These timeframes are flexible depending on your condition. If you have multiple areas of concerns, extended consultations are available for booking.
Physiotherapy at Encompass Medical Centre has a suite located on-site. There is ample parking on-site (enter car park via Lionel Road).
ENCOMPASS MEDICAL CENTRE
03 8545 9955
533 Blackburn Road, Mount Waverley,