Physiotherapy involves the assessment, diagnosis, treatments, and prevention of disease and disability via physical means. (Source: Australian Physiotherapy Association)
Women’s health physiotherapy involves the assessment and treatment of women with pelvic floor, bladder and bowel issues. Pelvic floor function is assessed with a range of tools, including real time ultrasound, allowing an exercise program to be tailored to a patient’s individual needs and specific goals.
Physiotherapy is part of WOMEN Centre’s multidisciplinary treatment approach that aims to achieve the best possible outcome for patients.
The focus areas of physiotherapy include:
A physiotherapy group consultation will last 30 to 60 minutes and include:
The benefits of a physiotherapy consultation at WOMEN Centre include:
Group education classes for pre and post-surgery are 45 minutes and 30 minutes respectively. They are complementary and free-of-charge for WOMEN Centre’s patients scheduled for surgery.
The fee for a 60-minute individual consultation is $160. The fee for a subsequent 30-minute individual consultation is $95. Costs may vary depending on the patient's individual circumstances.
Patients may be eligible for a private health insurance’s rebate if their policies have the necessary auxiliary cover.