ARE YOU IN PAIN AND LOOKING FOR A SOLUTION?
Exercise is a powerful tool in the treatment and management of a wide variety of chronic health conditions and injuries. Specific muscle strengthening and endurance training has proven to be effective for many musculoskeletal and sports injuries.
General exercise has also been shown to assist those with conditions such as osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, parkinson’s disease, ankylosing spondylitis, sub-acute and chronic back pain, intermittent claudication as well as many other chronic conditions.
WHAT TO EXPECT IN YOUR CONSULT
Unfortunately, without proper guidance, general exercise and various types of sport can also aggravate certain medical conditions or injuries. Our physiotherapists however, have the extensive knowledge and experience to assist you and help guide you with exercises to maximise your health without aggravating your pain or condition.
At Physio Fit, we are experts in prescribing exercise to specifically target muscle deficiencies to help with rehabilitation after an injury, and for preparation and follow up when undergoing surgery. Physiotherapist prescribed exercises are designed to improve movement and function, with other benefits including:
Whether your goal is to add 10kgs to your squat or to simply be able to play with your children, our physiotherapists can assist in developing an exercise program that is appropriate for your current level of health and fitness.
Your podiatry appointment with consist of:
Listening – We listen to understand you, what activities you enjoy, how you problem presented and how it affects you.
Accurate diagnosis – We may need to refer you for diagnostic imaging such as MRI, X-Ray, ultrasound or pathology.
Assessing & addressing the causative factors – We settle your pain & address the reason why it presented.
This allows us to develop a personalised management plan, where we can determine your goals diagnosis, timeframe & management.
We are here to help guide you along the way!
Footwear – Runners, work, casual, everyday shoes. They all help us, help you.
Orthotic devices – If have or have previously worn orthosis please bring them to the appointment.
Previous Results – If you have had imaging/results, please bring them with youl.
Referral – A referral is not required to see a podiatrist. Though if you have one, please bring it along.
Clothing – We will be getting you do some walking/running as part of your assessment. Dress appropriately if possible.
Medicare card, Insurance card – Where applicable, we can process your rebates at the clinic.
For private podiatry clients. no referral is required so you can book in straight away. If you have a workcover injury, DVA, Medicare EPC or 3rd party insurance claim then a referral is required.
We have HICAPS facilities at all our clinic locations, this allows us to be able to claim all private health insurances on the spot. Please remember to bring your card with you.