- Do I need a referral from a Doctor?
- Do you accept CTP and Worker’s Compensation claims?
- I am going for an operation. Do you provide rehabilitation programs?
- My Doctor gave me a referral to see a different Physiotherapist. Can I still come to Turramurra Sports & Spinal Physiotherapy?
- What methods of payment do you accept?
- Can I claim private health rebates?
- What do I need to bring to my first session?
- Can I purchase Orthotics at Turramurra Sports & Spinal Physiotherapy?
- How many sessions will I need to get better?
- Can I recommend people to come to Turramurra Sports & Spinal Physiotherapy?
- Is Physio for me?
- What conditions and treatments does your clinic treat?
- What is Physiotherapy?
- What if I want a Massage?
Do I need a referral from a Doctor?
No! Physiotherapists are primary health practitioners so private patients do not need a referral to see us. The only exception is for EPC, Workcover, Veterans Affairs and CTP.
Do you accept CTP and Worker’s Compensation claims?
If you are planning on claiming your injury through an insurance company then it is advisable to see your GP to get a referral to see a Turramurra Sports & Spinal Physiotherapist – this makes claim management easier and reduces claim dispute issues from insurers. If you already have a claim number please bring this and details of your insurer to your initial appointment.
I am going for an operation. Do you provide rehabilitation programs?
Yes, absolutely. We can customise post-operative rehabilitation program based on the protocol set out by your surgeon.
My Dr. gave me a referral to see a different Physiotherapist. Can I still come to Turramurra Sports & Spinal Physiotherapy?
You are totally entitled to choose your own therapist! Simply bring the referral in with you to your first session and we will liaise with the referring doctor to inform them that you have commenced treatment with us.
What methods of payment do you accept?
Insurance claims are billed directly to the insurer provided all necessary claim numbers and information is provided to us.
Private patients need to settle their accounts at the end of each treatment session. We accept EFTPOS, Visa/Mastercard payments, cash and cheques.
Can I claim private health insurance rebates?
Yes, and ON THE SPOT!
Bring your health fund card with you to the consult as we us use the HICAPS system to arrange direct funds transfer of your rebate, saving you a trip to the health fund.
Some funds also pay a rebate for orthotics. Check your individual fund for amount of cover and the services covered.
What do I need to bring to my first session?
It is advisable to bring along any x-rays and scan results that you may already have had taken, a pair of shorts if the injury is to a body part that is under normal clothing, your private health fund card (if you are a member) and means of paying for your consult – ie cash, cheque, credit card. The more information we have, the more effect your treatment will be!
Can I purchase Orthotics as Turramurra Sports & Spinal Physiotherapy?
Our clinics use state-of-the-art computer software and footplate scanning technology called “Gaitscan” to assess foot function and order individual custom moulded orthotics. These are excellent for reducing Achilles Tendon, shin, knee and lower back problems.
How many sessions will I need to get better?
In your initial assessment your therapist will give you a “Patient Action Plan” which will outline your treatment program and how many sessions we estimate to get you back to full health. Your progress will be regularly checked throughout this period to ensure excellent progress is being made at all times.
Can I recommend people to come to Turramurra Sports & Spinal Physiotherapy?
The more, the merrier!
The majority of our clients are self?referred. They come to see us because they are pleased with the outcomes we’ve achieved for them or because they have family and friends who were so pleased with our service they’ve sent others to us. We would be happy to expect the same word of mouth referrals from you. And to reward you, for your referrals to physiotherapy, we will give you a complimentary 30 minute massage or gift voucher.
Is Physio for me?
If you’re asking yourself this question, let us be the ones to answer that for you!
Come in for a FREE 10 minute pre-assessment and have a chat with one of our Physiotherapists to see if you can benefit from Physiotherapy treatment.
Call us on 9144 1510 to arrange an appointment or speak to one of our physiotherapists.
What if I want a massage?
Our physiotherapists do a 30 minute physio massage. This is claimable on your health fund. To make appointment for these therapists simply contact our friendly admin team. However if your condition is recurrent or un-diagnosed we recommend physiotherapy assessment prior to massage.