Women’s Health Physiotherapy Appointment FAQs
Q: What Should You Bring To Your Women’s Health Appointment?
A: Please bring any information about your condition from your GP, medical specialists, or other healthcare providers to your appointment. Arrive 10 minutes early to complete paperwork. Alternatively, we can email you information before your appointment.
Q: What’s the Appropriate Attire for Your Appointment?
A: Wear comfortable clothing for ease of movement.
Q: Will Your Appointment Information Be Kept Confidential?
A: Yes, your appointment details remain confidential. Your physiotherapist will only share with other healthcare providers if you consent. Appointments are held in private rooms for confidentiality. An exception is rectus diastasis, which may be treated in a separate area if requested.
Q: How Long Does the Appointment Last?
A: The appointment duration varies based on your condition. Initial women’s health appointments usually take an hour. Mastitis and rectus diastasis appointments are typically 30 to 40 minutes. Contact our receptionist for specific details.
Q: What’s the Cost of Women’s Health Physiotherapy Appointment?
A: Session costs vary depending on your condition. Contact our Ashgrove reception (Ph: 3366 4221) for more information.
Q: Can You Claim Women’s Health Physiotherapy Under Private Health Insurance?
A: Yes, bring your private health insurance card for on-the-spot claim processing.
Q: Is Your Appointment Covered by EPC/Medicare Referral?
A: Yes, we accept GP referrals under EPC guidelines. A gap payment is required after applying the Medicare rebate due to extended consultation time with your women’s health physiotherapist. Contact our reception for details.
Women’s Health Conditions
Women’s Health Physiotherapy incorporates the assessment and treatment of a large number of women-specific conditions including:
- Faecal Incontinence
- Mastitis/Blocked or Plugged Ducts
- Pelvic Floor Exercises
- Pregnancy Back Pain
- Pregnancy Massage
- Rectus Diastasis / Abdominal Separation
- Stress Incontinence
- Underactive Pelvic Floor
- Urge Faecal Incontinence
- Urgency/Overactive Bladder (OAB)/Urge Incontinence
- Pre and Post-Pregnancy Exercise Prescription and Rehabilitation