Simran is the principal physiotherapist. Simran provides physio home visits to the local areas of Riverton and surrounding suburbs including:
- Mount pleasant
Please call 08 9354 7000 or email on firstname.lastname@example.org if you live outside of this area and require services.
The home visits are half hour to one hour duration depending on the client and their needs. The initial visit includes an assessment to determine goals, needs of the client and their current physical capacity.
Variety of conditions are treated. Common conditions such as vertigo, back, neck, hip pain, shoulder pain, knee pain and fractures. Home visits are also useful for post surgery care such as total hip and knee replacements. For more information on services please see services.
Physiotherapy is especially useful in preventing falls in the elderly age group. There are at least 83 000 falls per year ( in 2009-2010) with the number increasing as our population ages more. Most of these falls happen in the home (70%). This can be prevented by making changes to the home environment and improving mobility. Physio home visits can be used in falls prevention as well as management if there is a fall.
Home visits are convenient if you cannot travel to the clinic in Riverton. This service is especially useful for the elderly clients.
A range of Physiotherapy services are provided as part of the home visits:
- Dry needling
- Hands on treatment
- Rehabilitation – post surgery or aged care
- Mobility assessments
- Falls prevention
The home visit fee is claimable with the health fund using the item codes 530 (initial), 535 (subsequent), 536 (extended consult). To find out more information and costs please contact 08 9354 7000 or email email@example.com