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Need Telehealth Physiotherapy in Australia?

 


Why Telehealth Physiotherapy Consultations?

The team at Northwest Physiotherapy Group are committed to providing continuing care to all our clients, despite the barriers of the current COVID-19 crisis. As more of our clients practice social distancing and self-isolation, telehealth physiotherapy in melbourne means that you have to don’t miss out on great physiotherapy

If you’re looking for a telehealth physio near me, we can offer video telehealth physiotherapy consultations to all clients across Australia who have recently travelled, who are feeling unwell, or who are self-isolating to minimise risk. 

Make an online physio appointment today. We want to help you stay full-function and pain-free no matter the circumstance.

Book your TELEHEALTH Session here or call our rooms for your Telehealth physio consultation. The appointment will run for 20-30 minutes.

Telehealth Physiotherapy Australia

Telehealth is an online physio consultation provided via video conference. Your physiotherapist will be able to assess your condition and advise you on appropriate steps to continuing fixing your problem. This can include: strengthening exercises, stretches or mobility work, self-release techniques, and education and advice. If you live with someone, we can also teach your partner or parent simple techniques to help treat you while at home.

How Does It Work?

Book an online physio appointment or call our rooms for a ‘Telehealth Physio Consultation’. The appointment will run for 20-30 minutes. We will send you an email prior to your telehealth session confirming the physio appointment details and with the link to access the meeting. In most cases, we will use a web-based system called Doxy.me to organise the meeting - please log on 5-10 minutes before the appointment time.

What Do I Need To Prepare for an Online Physio Consultation?

You need:

  • A phone with a camera OR a computer set up with a webcam
  • A stable internet connection
  • A clear floor space in your house to do exercise
  • Comfortable clothing to move around in
  • OPTIONAL: resistance bands, trigger ball, foam roller, other therapy equipment

Who Can Use Telehealth Physiotherapy Services?

This service is available to ALL our current clients.

Telehealth Physiotherapy Fees

$70 per session. A telehealth physiotherapy rebate for telehealth physiotherapy services may also be claimable through certain health insurers. It is best to contact your insurer to find out and check the telehealth physiotherapy item numbers or telehealth physiotherapy codes with them.

Telehealth Physiotherapy Evidence

Is telehealth effective? Yes! Recent research in this area has shown that Telehealth consultations are an effective way to manage many musculoskeletal problems. The pros of this style of treatment include empowering you to solve your injury through guided and specific exercise that you can complete at home (where you spend most of your time).

How Can You Help Me Without Hands-On Treatment?

We can show you how to test your movements using simple hands on techniques for assessing muscle tone and guarding. We can problem solve your issue and give some guidance as to how to best correct it. This will include home based exercises, self release strategies, and education. If hands-on treatment is vital to your recovery, we can teach someone else in your household how to perform the treatment for you.

How Private Is The Session? Is My Video Recorded?

All data is encrypted, your telehealth physiotherapy sessions are anonymous, and none of your information is stored. Doxy.me (the website we are using) also adheres to HIPAA, PIPEDA, and GDPR data privacy requirements.

Do I Have To Download A Program?

No. Doxy.me is web-based, so no extra programs or apps are required - simply enable your browser permission to use your camera before you start your session.

I’m Not Tech Savvy. What If I Have Trouble Connecting To The Telehealth Physiotherapy Session?

We want to reduce the barriers for you to receive good help. If you are worried you’ll have trouble accessing the session, please give the clinic a call and we’ll be happy to organise a time to walk you through the process.

Book Physio Consultation for Telehealth Physiotherapy in Australia

Click here to book an online Physio consultation using Telehealth