Physiotherapy

NOTICE 22 May - Physiotherapy service to return

With the easing of some COVID-19 restrictions there will be the re-opening of some physiotherapy services. What will this look like?

Outpatient’s only services commencing Wednesday 27th of May

Appointments will be available from 1-4:30pm

Appointments will be kept to a Maximum of 30 minutes

Click here for more information on accessing physiotheraphy services during COVID-19 restrictions

 

Physiotherapists help people affected by injury, illness or disability through movement and exercise, manual therapy, education and advice.

They maintain health for people of all ages, helping patients to manage pain and prevent disease. Physiotherepy helps to encourage development and facilitate recovery, enabling people to stay in work while helping them to remain independent for as long as possible.--

We employ our own physiotherapist Ellie Middleton who is on site every Wednesday and every second Friday

Their outpatient services include:

  • Musculoskeletal
  • Othopaedic Rehabilitation
  • Womens Health
  • Sports Injury
  • Paaediatrics
  • Work & MVA related injuries

All bookings are by appointment only and are taken by calling the hospital on 03 5585 9800.

Physiotherapy Blog

With many of us in isolation I am going to try and provide a weekly information blog about various topics. Each week will have a specific focus and aim to provide additional information and resources for your own knowledge. If anyone has any specific requests about topics to be covered, please send me an email on elliem@edmh.org,au and I will do my best to incorporate it.This week we will be focusing on Osteoarthritis (OA)

Week One - Osteoarthritis

Week Two - Thoracic mobility

Week Three - Ankle Sprains

Week Four - Pain: What is pain and what is persistent pain?

Week Five - Pelvic Floor

Week Six - Tennis Elbow

Week Seven - Headaches

Week Eight - Lower Back Pain