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.
Physiotherapy service provides treatment of
Chronic and acute musculoskeletal pain
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
Clients outside these areas may incur an additional travel fee
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.