Physiotherapists are able to order some imaging to assist in a diagnosis. Core Physio & Pilates Studio’s practitioners can order x-rays, MRIs, and ultrasounds, but not CT scans or Bone Scans (due to their high level of radiation). The only imaging that Physiotherapists can order for which the patient will receive a Medicare rebate are […]
You should arrive 10 minutes prior to your first treatment at Core Physio to complete some vital information that assists us to provide the best care to you. This includes our patient information form and health screening. The information that you supply in these forms is vital to your Physiotherapist providing you with the best […]
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At Core Physio & Pilates Studio we treat all patients including uninsured, private health members, workers’ compensation, DVA, and Motor Vehicle Accidents. Different fees and charges apply, so to find out more about this go to our What Can I Expect To Pay Page of the website.
Yes we do. You will need to call your closest Core Physio practice to organise a time for a Physiotherapist to attend.Your first home consultation will be a longer session to allow time for both assessment and treatment. Subsequent home consultations will be scheduled for 30 minutes. Your treating Physio can bring any equipment required […]
Our opening hours vary from practice to practice, generally we’re open from 8.30am to 8.00 pm on weekdays and 8.30am-1.00 pm on Saturdays. Please check your locations page at your closest Core Physio and Pilates Studio practice. You can visit this link to find your local practice https://corephysio.com.au/our-locations
At all sites we usually have both male and female Physiotherapists available. If you’re calling to make an appointment please indicate if you have a preference, and we will ensure that you get the Physio of your choice.
Physiotherapists and Chiropractors have very different training. Physiotherapy as a profession originated out of nursing, during the polio epidemics of the 1950’s. Nurses specialised in providing massage and exercise therapies to polio sufferers. Physiotherapy has evolved as a profession from these roots. Physiotherapist training is university based and within the hospital system through the departments […]
The Physio will need to be able to see your problem area without clothing covering it. Often, the areas surrounding the problem area are also relevant. For example if you have a shoulder injury your Physio will want to see and feel your shoulder, shoulder blade and upper back/neck area. So a singlet of some […]
Your initial consultation which will include assessment questions about your current problem, as well as looking at the movements, muscle function and feeling the joints muscles and tissues related to your problem as well as treatment exercise and advice and plan of action will generally take around 40 minutes. Subsequent treatment times when your Physio […]