Our Physiotherapy Department provides a specialised service to people who have difficulty moving as a result of injury, disease or life changes.
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
- individualised exercise and education classes.
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
- 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
- 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
Location: Level 2, Ned Hanlon Building
Phone: (07) 3646 4319
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.
Our Physiotherapy department provides tertiary services for patients with:
- neurological conditions
- persistent pain
- oncological and musculoskeletal conditions
- respiratory complications
- hand injuries
- urinary and faecal incontinence from pelvic floor dysfunction.