Modalities: Physiotherapy

Why are health funds no longer covering Pilates from 1 April 2019?

Under new government legislation Health Funds can no longer pay benefits for stand-alone Pilates classes.  However, we are allowed to pay for group physio classes with a qualified Physiotherapist or…

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What is a Treatment Plan?

A detailed plan with information about a patient’s condition, the goal of treatment, the treatment options for the condition, and the expected length of treatment.

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Is the Group Physiotherapy class the same as Pilates?

Our Group Physiotherapy classes, previously known as Pilates, are tailored to each patient. Your Physiotherapist will assess you and based on your condition they will design a treatment plan for…

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Why do I need a regular review appointment?

Reviewing your progress is an essential part of your treatment plan. This involves 30-minute appointments every 3-6 months so your Physiotherapist can assess progress and make any necessary changes to…

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I currently do Pilates at The Health Hub. How will I know if I can use my PHI benefits for Group Physiotherapy classes?

If you attend a current class, please speak with your physiotherapist regarding your treatment plan.

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What conditions are eligible for a Treatment Plan?

Any musculoskeletal condition where evidence shows that exercise-based treatment with a Physiotherapist is recommended.

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I am new to Group Physiotherapy. How to get a treatment plan?

You will need to have an initial appointment with one of our Physiotherapists. In this 30-minute appointment you will be assessed and, if appropriate, a treatment plan will be designed…

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What should I wear to my appointment?

As a general guide, it is a good idea to wear comfortable clothing that isn’t too restrictive and allows flexibility in movement.

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What should I bring to my appointment?

For your first visit, it is a good idea to bring a list of any medications and allergies along with your medical & surgical history, any relevant scans or reports…

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