APPOINTMENTS & FEES 2017-08-23T03:02:12+00:00

FIRST APPOINTMENT, SERVICES & FEE INFORMATION

Find out about our approach to your care

APPOINTMENT INFO
        SERVICES        
FEE INFORMATION

New patients welcome

Physio home visiting service

APPOINTMENT INFORMATION

What happens during your first appointment

Your first appointment usually takes between 45-60 minutes depending on the complexity of your problem.

We will discuss with you:

1. Your medical background and problem history that may include:

  • Referral information from your doctor (essential for workers comp or CTP patients), x-rays, scans and reports etc.

2. Physical examination and clinical history

3. We’ll then discuss the findings, reports and our investigation with you to determine a provisional diagnosis

4. We’ll then discuss your treatment plan including:

  • Our hands on approach
  • Self management and home exercises to aid your recovery
  • Likely recovery and resolution timelines

5. Ongoing treatment will be discussed according to your progress

  • Chronic cases may require more treatment and on-going management

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Andrew conducting hands-on treatment.

At every stage we encourage you to ask questions to discuss and clarify anything in relation to your treatment and ongoing care.

Our aim is to get you back to your best as fast as possible!

Services

At Body Balance Physiotherapy Andrew and Lyndell specialise in diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of a wide range of injuries and ailments including neck, spine, shoulder, knee, hip, foot, ankle and arm. Our aim is to:

  • Reduce your pain and inflammation of your ailment or injury
  • Restore your normal range of motion by ensuring your muscular, joint and nervous systems function normally
  • Identify and treat problems to reduce the risk of reoccurrence

Andrew and Lyndell could help you in the following areas:

IN ROOMS

We asses, treat and manage a wide range of musculoskeletal problems including:

Spinal Pain

Lower Back Pain

Cervical Pain

Headaches

Dizziness & Whiplash Injuries

Sports & Overuse Injuries

Biomechanical Assessments

Paediatric Orthopaedic Problems

Advice on Sporting Technique & Returning to Sport

Orthotic Assessment & Provision

Post Orthopaedic & Neurosurgical Rehabilitation

– PLEASE NOTE –

A referral from your health professional is required for Work Cover, CTP & DVA patients.

HOME VISITS

Our physiotherapy home visit service helps assess and treat elderly or housebound patients with:

Mobility Problems

Risk of Falls

General Physical Decline

Cognitive Decline

Dementia

Recent Hospital Stay

Post Orthopaedic Surgery

Musculoskeletal Problems

Arthritis

Neurological Conditions

Cardiothoracic Conditions

– PLEASE NOTE –

A referral from your health professional is required for Workcover, CTP & DVA patients.

FEE INFORMATION

Private consultations

We prefer settlement of private accounts on the day of service. HICAPS cannot be claimed retrospectively.

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Workers Comp and Compulsory Third Party (CTP)

Workers Comp and CTP may be billed directly to the insurer if the relevant documentation including doctors’ referral, claim number, contact details for insurance claims manager and/or letter of liability are furnished.

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Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA)

DVA is covered provided you supply a D904 referral for physiotherapy from your GP. .

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Medicare

At Body Balance Physiotherapy we ask that your Medicare consultation please be paid in full by you. A receipt is provided so you can make the claim via a Medicare office.

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CONSULTATION FEES – IN ROOMS

Initial Consultation:                  $ 95.00
Initial Consultation 2 Areas:  $145.00

Standard Consultation:          $ 85.00
Standard Consult 2 Areas:    $135.00

CONSULTATION FEES – AT HOME

Initial Consultation:         $100.00

Standard Consultation:  $ 90.00

How to pay

You can conveniently pay with:

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Amex – Surcharge applies
  • HICAPS for immediate health fund rebates
  • Cheque
  • Cash

We have over 30 years experience in treating musculoskeletal problems and elderly patients.

For questions or appointment bookings please do not hesitate to contact Andrew or myself:

 (02) 9399 3248  
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EMAIL ANDREW