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

Physiotherapy treatment assists in:

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

Our physiotherapists are 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.

Full list of services

How to access this service

A referral is required for all patients. The eligibility criteria differs depending on the service, with some clinics only accepting internal referrals. For clinics accepting external referrals, a GP or medical practitioner will need to send a referral letter to the hospital. Please note that all outpatient services have waiting lists and no drop-in clinics are available. Due to the wait list we do not see patients referred under Work Cover.

  • Your Medicare card
  • 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
  • Snacks, a drink or money to buy refreshments
  • Something to read or do while you wait

Clinics

Redcliffe Hospital

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Contact us

Physiotherapy Department
Location: Ground floor (Blue waiting room), Main Building, Redcliffe Hospital
Phone: (07) 3883 7776
Open: Monday–Friday 7.30am–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 services for patients with:

  • neurological conditions
  • deconditioning
  • oncological and musculoskeletal conditions
  • respiratory complications
  • prematurity
  • pregnancy
  • urinary and faecal incontinence from pelvic floor dysfunction.

Please note, not all of the above services are available via outpatient clinics.