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Therapy Active

Specialising in over 60's × servicing Brisbane's inner south-east

 

Therapy Active is a mobile physiotherapy service specialising in the over 60's

SERVICING BRISBANE'S INNER SOUTH-EASTERN SUBURBS

 

The service focuses on clients with chronic and acute musculoskeletal pain, falls prevention, management of rehabilitation following falls, hospital admission and surgery.
 
Physiotherapy focuses on maintaining and improving clients' independence and function to ensure they can continue to achieve their own goals, whatever that may be.  Providing the service within clients home helps facilitate the individual goals of the over 60’s.
 

PRINCIPAL PHYSIOTHERAPIST CHRISTINE SHEPPARD

Christine graduated from the University of Queensland in 1996 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy.  She has 20 years of experience, predominantly as a musculoskeletal physiotherapist.  Her experience includes 5 years treating elite women’s hockey players and travelling interstate with these players.  Over the last 10 years her focus has changed to providing a quality in home service to the older client.  

Chris works closely with the client to achieve their goals and liaises with other therapists, General Practitioners, Specialists and family as needed to achieve these goals. 
Chris is a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association and holds current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.

 

Phone

0400 796 485

 

fax

07 5636 1031
Faxed referrals are accepted from medical practitioners

 

email

chris.anne.sheppard@hotmail.com

SERVICES

Physiotherapy service provides treatment of
Chronic and acute musculoskeletal pain
Arthritis
Falls prevention
Orthopaedic pre and post operative care/rehabilitation
Rehabilitation following illness, hospital admission or surgery
Neurological conditions such as Parkinson’s Disease, stroke
Strength, mobility and balance programs

 

SUBURBS COVERED BY THIS SERVICE

This service is currently available in the following suburbs
Camp Hill
Coorparoo
Carina
Carina Heights
Norman Park
East Brisbane
Carindale

Clients outside these areas may incur an additional travel fee

COST

Initial Consultation - $ 95
Follow up consultation - $ 85
Extended consultation – cost by agreement only
DVA clients are all bulk billed on GP/Specialist referral.

Enhanced Primary Care (EPC) clients will be entitled to a reimbursement from Medicare of $ 52.95 dependent on their GP referral.
Private clients will be able to claim part of their consultation fee through their Private Health fund depending on their type of cover.

Additional travel fee may be charged to clients outside the designated suburbs.