Physiotherapy

Our Physiotherapy Department provides a specialised service to people who have difficulty moving as a result of injury, disease or life changes.

Our services

We aim to improve your physical movement and prevent further problems by:

  • providing pain relief
  • enhancing your movement patterns
  • restoring your joint range and muscle function
  • helping you recover from surgery
  • promoting functional independence.

Our physiotherapists are highly trained in a wide range of treatments and techniques including:

  • manual therapy
  • movement re-education
  • breathing exercises and techniques
  • electrophysical agents
  • hydrotherapy
  • individualised exercise and education classes.

Full list of services

How to access this service

To access this service, your GP or medical practitioner will need to send a referral letter to the hospital.

If there is a waiting list, you will receive a confirmation letter and be advised on what to do next. If there is no waiting list, you will receive an appointment booking letter or we will contact you to arrange a suitable time for your appointment.

What to bring

Each time you visit us
  • Your Medicare card
  • Private health insurance card (if you have one)
  • Health Care Card and/or concession card (if you have one)
  • Current medications (prescription, over the counter and herbal medicine)
  • Relevant x-rays, scans or any other test results or reports
  • Glasses, hearing and mobility aids
For an outpatient or clinic appointment
  • Your appointment letter
  • Any special items listed on your letter
  • WorkCover claim number (if relevant)
  • Snacks, a drink or money to buy refreshments
  • Something to read or do while you wait

Clinics

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Contact us

Location: Level 2, Ned Hanlon Building
Phone: (07) 3646 4319
Email:
Open: Monday-Friday 8.00am-4.30pm

Need help outside hours?

For non-urgent medical issues call 13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84) or visit your GP.

In an emergency call 000.

Health professionals

Our Physiotherapy department provides tertiary services for patients with:

  • amputations
  • neurological conditions
  • deconditioning
  • lymphoedema
  • burns
  • persistent pain
  • oncological and musculoskeletal conditions
  • respiratory complications
  • hand injuries
  • haemophilia
  • prematurity
  • pregnancy
  • urinary and faecal incontinence from pelvic floor dysfunction.