Consulation Fees are payable on the day of treatment. We accept credit cards/cash/EFT/cheque and we also have HICAPS facility so you can claim back from your health insurance provider immediately.
Ashburton Physiotherapy accepts referrals for any patients managed under these programs.
If eligible, your GP may complete an EPC referral which entitles you to up to 5 physiotherapy treatments per calendar year. We charge a flat, reduced rate of $68 per session if you are Medicare eligible and you are able to claim $52.95 back from Medicare. Please speak to your GP for further details.
Please bring any referral letter, X Ray or scan results you may have. Wear suitable clothing or bring a pair of shorts if necessary. If it is a running type injury, bring in your running shoes.
Your physiotherapist will take a thorough history and physical examination before deciding on an appropriate treatment strategy taking into account your personal circumstances, exercise patterns and goals. Your appointment will last approximately 30 minutes and will, in most cases, include a range of exercises for you to do in your own time.
Physiotherapy can help manage any musculoskeletal issue including spinal pain, headaches, joint sprains, sporting injuries, rehabilitation post surgery, postural problems and workplace/car accident injuries.
Physiotherapy aims to address and manage any musculoskeletal issue that you may have. We do this via taking a thorough history and appropriate physical assessment of your problem. We then use a combination of treatment techniques including mobilisation, massage, exercise advice, footwear/orthotic advice and dry needling where appropriate.
1 : 1 Physiotherapy / rehabilitation (private) 30 minutes This is aimed at those beginning with little exercise experience or more complex musculoskeletal problems. It aims to help establish basic principles and develop a home-exercise program. 1 : 3 Physiotherapy / supervised exercise 60 minutes All sessions have individualised programs tailored to your level of ability and specific focus areas. We will work you as hard [...]
Yes. A receipt will be issued to reflect your Physiotherapy attendance and you can claim this through your health fund. Refund amounts vary between levels of cover and health funds.
Yes. Any relevant investigations or scans will help us understand your condition better. Even if you just have the reports from scans they will be very helpful. Likewise any notes from other therapists or doctors would be great.