Poonamdeep Kaur (Physiotherapist)

The aim of physiotherapy is to optimize someone’s range of movement and function whilst at the same time reducing pain and preventing recurrence.

Physiotherapist will help patients with physical difficulties resulting from illness, injury, disability or ageing to improve their movement. He/She devise and review treatment programmes using manual therapy (such as massage), therapeutic exercise and electrotherapy etc.

Supernova Physiotherapists have been trained in the use of exercise therapy to strengthen your muscles and improve your function. Physiotherapy exercises have been scientifically proven to be one of the most effective ways that you can solve or prevent pain and injury.

For details please visit Physiotherapy in Australia

How can physiotherapy help me?

A physiotherapist can help treat many things, including:

They can also help you reduce the chance of future injuries.

Am I eligible for physiotherapy?

Yes, you can see a physiotherapist at any time.

You don’t have to see your doctor before you see a physiotherapist. However, it is good to see your doctor to talk about options and to get a referral.

Tell your physiotherapist about any major health problems, past injuries, and how much exercise you do.

Sources:

Australian Physiotherapy Association (Physiotherapy in Australia)Cochrane Summaries(Physiotherapy for treatment of Parkinson’s disease)Australian Government Department of Health (Chronic Disease Management – Individual Allied Health Services under Medicare – Patient Information)

Fees:

Option 1: Bulk Bill (This is only for people with Careplan (GPMP) / Enhanced Primary Care (EPC) from their GPs with allocated or eligible allied health visit from Medicare).

Option 2: Private initial Consult $70 and Ongoing $60 (We are linked with a variety of Health Insurance providers through HICAPS. We can check the out of pocket for you as well. You can also speak with your provider for that)

Option 3: TAC (We directly bill patients with Traffic Accidents claims)

Option 4: Workcover (We also directly bill patients with Work related injuries)