OUR SERVICES

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PHYSIOTHERAPY

Specialised 

For people who have:

+   Just been diagnosed with cancer - for rehabilitation

+   Currently undergoing cancer treatment - surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, immunotherapy, hormone therapy

+   Finished cancer treatment - no matter how many years ago and having ongoing symptoms of side effects from treatment

The type of treatment depends on which stage of the program you require, each stage of cancer treatment and recovery has different impacts on the body and different side effects that physiotherapy can assist with.

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POST-OPERATIVE AND SCAR MANAGEMENT

After surgery, including post mastectomy, axillary clearance and breast reconstruction, it is important to address scars, axillary cording and swelling as soon as possible.

Treatment can include:

* Exercise

* Scar massage

* Manual lymphatic drainage,

* Products like silicone tape and scar healing oils/creams

* low level laser

* Education about self massage


Through specialised assessment and treatment, recovery after surgery can be optimised and scarring minimised. 

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LYMPHODEMA TREATMENT

Our physiotherapist is a Level 1 & 2 ALA Accredited Lymphoedema Therapist who is able to diagnose and treat both primary and secondary lymphoedema. Depending on the stage and cause of lymphoedema the following treatments are utilised:

* Multilayer Lymphedema Bandaging 

* Garment Prescription

* Exercise

* Manual Lymphatic Drainage

* Education

We also have a SOZO machine, used to measure fluid via a special measure called the L-Dex. The L-Dex reading is a very quick and accurate, picking up small changes in fluid before it is even noticeable to the eye. If you are at risk of lymphoedema or concerned about new onset swelling, book in for a reading to determine what treatment and monitoring might be necessary.  

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REFORMER PILATES

Strengthen your recover after breast cancer! Reformer Pilates is a safe, full body work out that can cater for all levels of strength and fitness. It is a great way to get moving after surgery or a prolonged period of no exercise.

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GROUP EXERCISE CLASSES

Group Classes

Suitable for all levels of fitness and all stages of cancer treatment/recovery. Specially designed for the oncology population,


Next Steps classes are a combination of yoga, pilates and step components to provide a holistic, effective workout.

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TELEHEALTH

Get specialised care from where ever you may be in Australia! The use of Telehealth can allow for support to be provided at any stage of treatment from anywhere you may be. Advice can be given about how to optimise your recovery and take control from your home.

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PAYMENT

Cancellation Fee (less then 24hours notice) may apply. 


Payment can be made using EFTPOS only as we do not have cash on site.


PRIVATE HEALTH INSURANCE - EXTRAS COVER (PHYSIOTHERAPY)

We have the capacity to process on the spot claims with private health funds. The rebate you receive depends on your level of cover.


GP CARE PLANS

We accept GP care plans giving you a rebate of $55.10 for 5 sessions. You will need to ensure you bring your care plan with you to your first appointment in order to get the rebate.

FINANCIAL DIFFICULTY

We understand that during one of the hardest times of your life, you may not be financially able to afford our services. Please do not hesitate to contact us to organise alternative ways through payment plans and discounts that we can offer. We believe the best health care for people with cancer should be accessible to everyone.  

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PRICING - PHYSIO & LYMPHOEDEMA SERVICES

INITIAL ASSESSMENT

$120.00 (70 minutes)

This appointment will focus on an extensive discussion about you and your cancer journey. This will allow for the formation and commencement of a fully personalised treatment plan and the establishment of a solid foundation of your relationship with the physiotherapist.

STANDARD APPOINTMENT

$ 110.00 (60 minutes)

A 60 minute appointment would suit some who:

  • Can only attend once a week or fortnight

  • Require hands on treatment as well as performing exercise program

  • Able to tolerate more a intensive exercise program

  • If new treatment has commenced or surgery has been undergone. 

STANDARD APPOINTMENT

$90.00 (45 minutes)

A standard appointment should ideally be weekly and for 45 minutes. This allows for a catch up on your progress and the formation of a new treatment plan and/or completion of your current treatment.

STANDARD APPOINTMENT

$75.00 (30 minutes)

A 30 minute appointment is ideal for:

  • If you are dealing with treatment side effects such as nausea and fatigue

  • If you require supervision or treatment more than once a week. 

  • If you have a care plan and want to reduce cost.