FAQ 

TOP 7 QUESTIONS WE HEAR FROM PATIENTS
What conditions do you treat?
I am often asked if I treat a particular condition. I enjoy treating a wide range of issues, and will always consider the whole person. 
The following is a list of the kinds of conditions I commonly treat, although it is by no means exhaustive. If you are unsure, just ask!
  • Spinal pain
    • low back pain
      • including 'sciatica' and disc-related pain​
    • neck pain, including neck-related headaches
    • thoracic pain
    • sacroiliac joint (SIJ) pain
  • Hip pain
    • gluteal tendinitis/tendinopathy
    • femoroacetabular impingement (FAI)
    • groin pain
  • Knee pain
    • sporting and acute injuries, for example ACL, MCL or meniscal
    • osteoarthritis
    • patellofemoral pain
    • patellar tendinitis/tendinopathy
    • iliotibial band (ITB) issues
  • Shoulder pain
    • impingement​​​
    • rotator cuff tears or tendinopathy
    • biceps injury
    • acromioclavicular (AC) joint injury
  • Elbow pain
    • tennis elbow 
    • golfer's elbow
    • triceps tendinopathy
  • Pregnancy-related pelvic girdle pain
  • Achilles tendinitis/tendinopathy
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Joint sprains
  • Muscle strains
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Chronic/persistent pain or complex conditions
  • Overuse injuries
  • Hypermobility
  • Post-surgery or fracture
  • Nerve irritation
  • Sporting performance
Do you process private health insurance claims?
Yes. I have a HICAPS/EFTPOS facility on site to process your private health claims, and to take card payments

 

Do you bulk bill?
Physiotherapy does not come under medicare unless you have a Team Care Arrangement (TCA) or GP Management Plan (GPMP) from your GP (formerly known as Enhanced Primary Care or EDC plan). I am happy to see you if you have one of these. There may be a gap payable for this service.

 

How long does it take?

The initial session can take over an hour. A follow up is usually an hour.

What are the costs?

An initial assessment is $120 for up to 1.5 hours.

A follow-up appointment is $100 for up to an hour. 

If treatment time is 45 minutes or half an hour, fees will be adjusted accordingly.

 

What hours are you open? Do you have after hours or weekend appointments available?

I work Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, and evening or weekend appointments are available as well.

 

Do you have parking?

Yes. Free, off street parking is available.