• Can I access Physiotherapy through Medicare?

    Yes, in June 2004 the Federal Government introduced access to Medicare funded Physiotherapy. The Medicare Enhanced Primary Care (EPC) program assists people can to gain access to Medicare rebates for up to five allied health services per year.

    To access Medicare funded Physiotherapy you will need to speak to your GP about whether you are eligible for this initiative.

  • Can I use Private Health Insurance to claim Physiotherapy treatment?

    Yes, if you have extras / ancillary cover on your private health insurance. HICAPS is available in our consulting rooms, so you can claim your rebate on the spot.

  • Do I need a Doctor’s referral?

    No, a doctor’s referral is not necessary to see a physiotherapist, however, we endeavour to work in partnership with your doctor to help manage and plan your treatment whenever appropriate.

  • Do I need to have a vaginal assessment?

    No, there are many alternatives available to complete your assessment.  A vaginal examination may be recommended in some circumstance, however it is always your choice!

  • How do I book in for a class?

    For patients birthing at Frances Perry House, bookings for the Active Birth Skills class and Wellbeing during Pregnancy class are made through Frances Perry House. Click on the link on our classes page.

    Alternatively, you can call our reception on 03 9329 0999

    Bookings for Pregnancy and Postnatal group exercise classes can be made by calling reception on 03 9329 0999

    We provide individual consultations for T.E.N.S. education. These bookings can be made by calling reception on 03 9329 0999

  • When should I book in for my T.E.N.S information session?

    We recommend that you learn about T.E.N.S between 32-37 weeks of gestation.  You can hire your T.E.N.S machine on the day of your appointment.