Patients may self-refer for Clinical Myotherapy and or any of the treatment available at the Pain & Injury Clinic. GP and consultant referrals are also welcome. Work Cover Claims require that you are referred by a doctor.
Are we registered with private health insrance?
We are registered with all the leading health insurance providers. You can contact your health insurance company to check how much that you are covered for.
Should I stop taking medication before getting any treatment?
Try not to alter any medication immediately prior to your visit.
How long is treatment?
Depending on your needs, you can can request an 1 hour treatment, 45 minutes or 30 minutes
Initial treatment are recommended to be at least 45 minutes long, better still 1 hour provides more time together to provide you with the best results.
Subsequent treatments can be either 1 hour, 45 minutes or 30 minutes depending on what is recommended and what works best with you. This will be discussed and determined by what is going to allow the quickest recovery for your pain and or injury.
How many sessions will I need?
The first session is an initial assessment, that allows a specific treatment plan to be discussed with you. For most types of injuries you normally only need about three sessions to get the pain and or injury under control, where at this point the focus is then on prevention and maintenance, based on what your individual needs and goals are.
What should I wear?
Comfortable clothing - you may be asked to remove some layers of clothing to get access to the injured area or region responsible for your pain.
What will the treatment be?
The treatment may include various manual therapies such as trigger point therapy, joint mobilisation, electrotherapy, dry needling, stretching and corrective exercise prescription, for more information please look at the treatments tab on the main page.
Will any of the treatments hurt?
None of the treatments should be painful, they can often be certainly noticeable although still within your threshold that is bearable. Your therapist will work with you to ensure you are happy with the treatment, your feedback is vital as there are many ways your therapist can achieve the desirable results, so if you have had an experience in the past with a certain type of therapy it is beneficial to discuss this with your therapist.
How early after the start of symptoms should I start treatment?
We prefer to assess you as soon as possible.
How do I pay?
Payment terms - payment is required at the time of treatment by debit/credit cards, cash, and hicaps is available for on the spot claims with your private health insurance provider.