FAQs

Have some questions about Sports and Spinal Physio?

Here are a few of the commonly asked questions, but if you have any more, please contact the friendly staff at your local Sports and Spinal Physio practice and they will be happy to answer any questions.

Your first consultation will involve thorough assessment, rehabilitation plan development and implementation of selected treatment techniques individualized to meet you and your bodies needs.

We will aim to alleviate any pain from the first session and your progress will be regularly checked throughout the recommended rehabilitation period to ensure progress is being made as expected at all times. A typical program will run for 6-12 weeks but will vary depending on your condition and goals

A referral is not required unless you have hurt yourself at work and are claiming through Workcover; are a Veteran’s Affairs patient, or seeing us through Medicare via the EPC program. However we liaise closely with your medical practitioner to ensure the best possibly outcome.

Yes. Most private health funds pay a rebate for each physiotherapy session – bring your health fund card with you to the consult as we us use the HICAPS system to arrange direct funds transfer of your rebate, saving you a trip to the health fund. Some funds also pay a rebate for massage, orthotics and acupuncture check your individual fund for amount of cover and the services covered.

Yes, if you have the relevant Extra’s cover on your private health insurance you can claim for physiotherapy. We do have HICAPS facilities onsite so all you will need to pay is the “gap” fee which will vary depending upon your health insurance company and level of cover. Please ensure you bring your health fund card with you. We also provide credit card and EFTPOS facilities.

Your physio, will ensure you are provided with a detailed home exercise program where appropriate which is tailored to suit your individual needs with detailed photographs and instructions. You will be advised on posture corrections and corrections of faulty movement patterns where appropriate.

Sports & Spinal Physio will offer a free reassessment and treatment with one of the senior partners, should you not be fully satisfied with your treatment.

Car Parking is available at all Sports & Spinal clinics. Please contact your local clinic for specific parking information.