Our Physiotherapy Department provides a specialised service to people who have difficulty moving as a result of injury, disease or life changes.
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.
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
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.
Our Physiotherapy Department provides services for patients with:
- neurological conditions
- oncological and musculoskeletal conditions
- respiratory complications
- urinary and faecal incontinence from pelvic floor dysfunction.
Please note, not all of the above services are available via outpatient clinics.