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  • ADAM MONTEITH

    FOUNDER & APA Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
    MHlth Sc (Manip Phty) BPhty BExSc

    After completing a rather unique double degree - a Bachelor of Physiotherapy & Exercise Science in 2003, & a Masters of Manipulative Physiotherapy at the University of Sydney in 2010 (a voluntary, yet brutal, undertaking for a physiotherapist who wants to be better), Adam established Evoker in 2011. A physiotherapy practice with a difference. & that difference, or 'niche', was absolute excellence. 100% of the time. Attention to customer service detail, & excellence in physiotherapy.

    Adam's career in physiotherapy began in the 'elite' sporting arena at the Brisbane Broncos Rugby League Club. The lessons learned in this 'sink or swim', high pressure environment of the 03/04/05 seasons, created a platform for Adam to really excel in this profession. Adam has accepted invitations to look after the physical health of other Physiotherapists, Doctors, Specialists, Surgeons & none other than the Prime Minister of this country.

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    Adam Monteith is a highly skilled musculoskeletal physiotherapist. You can be assured that when you see Adam, your complaint will be thoroughly assessed, and he will use the most appropriate and up to date techniques to treat your problem. Adam’s treatment will always be governed by research. He is constantly analysing the results of the most recent clinical trials so that you can receive the most up to date treatment, helping you to get better sooner. Adam only ever uses evidenced based and clinically proven treatment techniques. Adam Monteith is also a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association.

    Adam is very time aware and prides himself on seeing his patients on time. With a greater than 10 year history of treating and servicing the busy professional in Sydney city, he respects your time and does his best not to keep you waiting.

    Adam has:

    • 23 years combined study & clinical experience in physiotherapy/physical therapy
    • Worked in the heart of Sydney city for more than 13 years
    • Worked with both the elite athlete & ‘weekend warrior’
    • Had great success in treating:
      – Acute sporting injuries
      – Overuse running, cycling & swimming injuries
      – Post operative shoulders, hips, knees and ankles
      – Complex neck & back cases.
      – Adam is often called on for 2nd and 3rd opinions in these complex scenarios.

    ALLSPORTS PHYSIO & SPORTS MEDICINE

    Adam Monteith is a well trained and highly successful musculoskeletal physiotherapist. He graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast campus in 2003 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy and a Bachelor of Exercise Science. Good work in the field earned Adam a new graduate position with Allsports Physiotherapy and Sports Medicine, the official physiotherapists for the Brisbane Broncos Rugby League Club. During this time Adam was responsible for the treatment and care of a variety of patient types. Work here involved the treatment and return to sport of elite athletes, post operative patients, the busy active professional, and the patient with everyday neck and back pain.

    THE BRITISH ARMY
    After turning down an offer to buy into the Allsports practice, Adam moved to London where he spent several years living and working in the United Kingdom. For 12 months Adam was employed by the British Army and was responsible for keeping 1500 soldiers fit and ready for deployment. In this time, Adam was largely treating lower limb over-use injuries (or running injuries) such as plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendinopathy, anterior knee pain, and shin splints. Adam also worked in a large, very reputable, sports clinic in the heart of London city treating a variety of patient types, from Olympic athletes (yes – they were English) to the astute businessman. Adam then moved to the United States and spent the winter working in the Colorado Rockies, treating a large number of skiing and boarding injuries.

    SYDNEY & CBD PHYSIO
    On return to Sydney in 2007, Adam joined CBD Physio in the heart of Sydney city, where he spent 4 years treating and servicing the very busy Sydney professional. In this time Adam returned to study and completed a Masters of Physiotherapy, with a specialist stream in manipulative physiotherapy, at the University of Sydney. This intensive and demanding 2 year period of study has significantly improved Adam’s already strong assessment and treatment skills. Adam now has more than 20 years combined study and clinical experience in the profession, and is more than capable of dealing with the most complex of conditions, and has done so with great success in the past.

    Expect: A good listener, time spent in assessment phase, plenty of ‘hands on’ physio and exercise.

  • YVONNE McKENNY

    APA PHYSIOTHERAPIST
    CLEVER CORE CURATOR & WOMENS WELLNESS PHYSIO
    BPhty

    Yvonne graduated from the University of Sydney in 2013 and has been working in the musculoskeletal field of sports & spinal injury management since late 2013.

    Yvonne's physiotherapy career has spanned across various settings, from post operative orthopaedics, to public outpatients and private musculoskeletal clinics. This gives Yvonne a broad range of experiences when dealing with patients from the early acute stages of injury, right through to the late stages of rehab.

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    From a keen sporting background of netball and competitive swimming to more recently cycling and running, Yvonne can appreciate what is involved in training, the obstacles and the rollercoasters and its importance to each individual.

    Throughout her own experiences, she has utilised pilates and has seen its benefits in her ability to perform. She has since completed further training to become an APPI certified pilates instructor.

    Yvonne has completed further training in running gait analysis and dry needling as well as utilising a hands on approach in order to provide a range of treatment approaches to cater for her patient’s various needs.

    Yvonne has also completed further post-graduate training with the Women’s Health Training Association.  She has a love of women’s wellness, and a very special interest in the conditions that may exist for women of all ages with challenges in and around the pelvic floor.

    Yvonne has just returned home to Sydney after 2.5 years working with the active ambitious clientele of central London and is eager to embrace the similar context of the vibrant Barangaroo scene.

    Yvonne is fascinated by the body, the nervous system and its endless potential to change and improve. She believes in empowering her patients to understand their body so that they can perform at their best.

    BOOK PHYSIO, CLEVER CORE or WOMEN’S WELLNESS WITH YVONNE HERE

  • MATT MEOLI

    APA PHYSIOTHERAPIST
    BPhty

    Matt has worked with elite players of the Australian Rugby Union (the Wallabies).
    It must be said though, you do not need to be 'elite' to see Matt.
    He loves working with athletes (well, people) of all activity levels.

    From young players charging through the grades, to guys & girls that simply love their sport & exercise.
    As a former rugby player himself, Matt's personal love of sport & exercise fuels his own 'need' & desire to better understand the bodies performance capabilities, & the bodies pain processing pathways.
    Matt's rehab exercise repertoire is rather distinguished.

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    Matt is an extremely likeable young man, & it is no surprise that he is in demand at Martin Place.
    If you happen to see an available appointment with Matt in the near future, I’d grab it.

    Matt has integrity.
    He is authentic – what you see is what you get.
    Matthew has an infectious smile, & he truly enjoys seeing his patients succeed in all that they do.

    Matthew is one of our most senior physiotherapists, & as such, higher service fees apply to see Matt.

    BOOK PHYSIO WITH MATT NOW

  • CAITLIN BROGER (nee Stannard)

    APA PHYSIOTHERAPIST
    CLEVER CORE CURATOR & WOMENS WELLNESS PHYSIO
    BPhty (Hons) | Masters of Physiotherapy: Pelvic Health (In Progress) Professional Certificate in Pelvic Organ Prolapse (In Progress)

    Caitlin is a strong & intelligent young lady who has crammed a ‘hell of a lot’ into the 10 years of her physiotherapy career. Caitlin is a fantastic physiotherapist, a courageous triathlete, & most importantly - a warm woman with a genuine passion for improving women’s health outcomes (we call it women’s wellness at Evoker).

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    Graduating from the University of Sydney with First Class Honours is no small feat, and now busting through a Masters of Physiotherapy Pelvic Heath AND a post-graduate Certificate of Pelvic Organ Prolapse.

    Caitlin has a real love & passion for her own exercise and performance.
    This competitive streak, naturally, has led to a passion for staying fit & healthy, hence joining Evoker in 2019 and pushing to be the absolute best physio that she could be. Fair to say that we are a good fit for one another.

    Caitlin now chooses to spend her time helping those who are in need of improvement with their bodies function & performance, both in everyday life and across a range of sporting pursuits, and utilises dry needling as indicated.  She has a love of women’s wellness, and a very special interest in the conditions that may exist alongside that incredibly rewarding pathway to motherhood, the challenging stages around menopause and all sorts of other issues in and around the pelvis. Alongside currently working on a busy maternity unit, she has completed a stack of further post-graduate training with the Women’s Health Training Association in pelvic floor, anorectal dysfunction, prolapse, incontinence, birth preparation and recovery, and pelvic pain conditions.

    She’s been undertaking the gruelling University of Melbourne Masters of Physiotherapy Pelvic Health Program over the last couple of years which delves into the most recent and advanced research on all things pelvic health including pain, peri-operative management, exercise especially in complex pregnancies, prolapse and pessary use. Her advanced pessary and prolapse management skills have been further developed with a year-long university certificate to ensure the newest evidence and techniques are available to her clients including ring, cube and Gellhorn pessaries.

    Want to know the specifics of her University training?

    • University of Sydney: Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) – First class honours (2012)
    • University of Melbourne: Masters of Physiotherapy (Pelvic Health) (Commenced 2021)
    • University of South Australia Professional Certificate of Conservative Management of Pelvic Organ Prolapse (due for completing Nov 2023)
      • Conservative Management of Pelvic Organ Prolapse 1 (2023)

    Caitlin has spent the last 5 years teaching a tonne of Clinical Pilates or core strength work, and she certainly practices what she preaches here.

    You can find Caitlin at Martin Place, supporting your recovery, building your strength one on one, or out front of the class, strong… but friendly, as leader of our small group Clever Core Classes.

    Expect: Coupled with a warm smile, & ‘a laugh’, will be a very clever young lady who will find your pain fast, and gently but confidently guide you to a result. The result may well involve some ‘clever’ core, led by this strong woman.

    BOOK PHYSIO, CLEVER CORE or WOMEN’S WELLNESS WITH CAITLIN HERE

  • MICHAEL MORRISON

    APA PHYSIOTHERAPIST | Elite Sports Physio
    BPhty

    Michael, aka Mick, with a smile as big as the harbour bridge, has provided counsel to & has treated some of the NRL’s leading players. He has a genuine love of rugby league & touch football (sports of all shapes & sizes really). A youth spent in the country paved a strong, brightly lit path to this love of sport. Mick’s enthusiasm for his sport & his profession is palpable, on a daily basis.

    He does truly love the physio profession & the power that he holds to provide significant value in a client’s life is certainly not lost on him. Mick is high on life, & he simply loves being at work.

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    His positivity is infectious. Not only for his patients, but for his colleagues. People simply enjoy being around this young man.

    When you see Mick, you can be guaranteed that this ‘love for the job’ will quite obviously be transferred through to your very genuine patient care. Attention to detail, elite level exercise prescription, will be coupled with a warm guiding hand & a friendly, yet assertive, voice, & this will light the path to your chosen finish line. Mick will light the torch & walk the path ahead of you, leading the way.

    He will 100% enjoy working with you, & he will be proud as punch as he watches closely when you achieve you chosen goals, & you return to doing the things you love. Nothing makes him happier. He will quite literally ‘jump for joy’.

    Mick will never be short of intelligent conversation, there will be plenty of laughs, & there will be results! If you decide that Mick is the perfect physio for you, you will not regret your decision.

     

     

    THE BORING STUFF:

    • Mick has worked with elite athletes
    • Mick has worked closely with psychologists in a program called “Time to Talk”, which measured the impact of mental health issues such as stress & depression on musculoskeletal health & wellbeing – powerful stuff.
    • Mick was a driving force in an exercise program for physios in a rather large London hospital – this man is influential, he is a go getter!
    • Mick has gone on to complete additional CPD in:
      • Strength & conditioning
      • Tendinopathy assessment & treatment
      • Complex shoulder pains
      • The Lazy Lumbar, &
      • Of course, Mick offers dry needling as a service.

    BOOK PHYSIO WITH MICHAEL NOW

     

  • HAYLEY O'BRIEN

    PHYSIOTHERAPIST
    MSc Physiotherapy | BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

    Hayley is a very strong, confident young lady that exercises & trains herself… a lot. Hayley has almost 10 years experience treating sports & spinal injuries, & she most definitely ‘knows her stuff’. Like all great physios, if you have a personal history of pain or injury in your chosen sport & exercise pursuits, then you intimately understand the pain experience & all of the frustrations that accompany such a journey. You simply can not replace this element, & it intuitively empowers physios when they are assigned to helping others return from pain & suffering. Hayley just gets it, and she will very quickly ‘get you’.

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    Couple this rather natural, organically driven, physio ‘know how’, and underpin it with 2 classy degrees and you now have a highly skilled, always empathetic, very effective physiotherapist. The foundations of Hayley’s Masters in Physiotherapy is the science backbone that allows for some artistic interpretation when it comes to the exercise delivery. Hayley knows when to use the hands (and these hands are strong) to provide the ‘feel good’ hands on relief, and when to jump out into the gym and prescribe just the right exercises to get your movement patterns humming once again.

    Hayley holds a both Master’s Degree in Physiotherapy, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Sport Science. Together, this tirade of tuition has equipped her with a comprehensive understanding of human anatomy, movement mechanics, loading patterns and rehabilitation techniques. This educational foundation has provided Hayley with the knowledge necessary to effectively listen and assess, diagnose and educate, and efficiently develop a tailored treatment plan for individuals seeking a rapid recovery from various injuries and conditions.In private clinics like Evoker, things move quickly, and Hayley has learned to work well in a collaborative team, absorb pressure and manage case variations ‘on the run’. Near 10 years of fast paced experiences have allowed Hayley to excel at her job, no matter the case, the body region, or the patient’s likely high sporting demands. Hayley has all aspects of treatment covered. From acute pain (think bruised and swollen) management, to a reintroduction of impact with jump, hop, run… and everything ‘gym & load’ in between.

    Some physios have the gift, most do not. Hayley is one that most definitely ‘just gets it’. She will listen to you very carefully, and you will never need to tell her anything twice. Be prepared to move fast with Hayley, she is not here to mess around. Hayley is known for her diligent work ethic, friendly demeanour, and collaborative approach to problem-solving. She builds strong relationships with patients, quite simply – because she cares, and she nurtures trust as she begins to get your pain down and relief up. Expect Hayley to encourage your active involvement in your personalised path to a pain free recovery. Hayley genuinely cares about your result on the day that you walk out of the halls of Evoker. Hayley wants to see you at 110% with both prevention and performance high – such that she never sees you for the same problem again.

    Hayley is here to help YOU!

    BOOK YOUR PHYSIO WITH HAYLEY NOW

  • MARK MESIHA

    APA PHYSIOTHERAPIST
    BPhty

    Mark has a big, & very enthusiastic, yet caring persona. The perfect balance in a good physio. He has a love for life itself, & is always bringing the positive energy. He does cut through all of this positivity with a focussed determination when he is solving a problem though. That problem being your current physical health complaint. Rest assured, that when your diagnosis is successfully achieved, Mark will bounce back to ‘magnetic Mark’ immediately, & he will be an absolute joy to be around on your journey back to 110% physical health.

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    Mark has completed his Bachelor of Physiotherapy, & for the past 5 years he has been working in both the private practice environment & on the sporting sideline. Both working arenas demand similarly high levels of urgency & acuity, & Mark has truly been thriving on both ‘the sideline’ & within ‘the room’. He has a very keen interest in assisting the elite athlete on the football field, & his current active service involvement is with the Eastern Suburbs Rugby Union Football Club (he’s been with East’s Rugby since 2018).
    Mark is extremely passionate about physiotherapy, & he truly believes that he can ‘change lives’ here in Sydney city. He is empathetic, he is committed, & he is a physio who will bend over backwards for you. Mark will go the extra mile to get to the very bottom of your pain or problem. Mark is a very dedicated member of the team here at Evoker. He is always striving to be better himself, & it is his continued passion for both personal & professional development that fuels this.

    At Evoker, we most definitely have a firm (at times) ‘hands on’ (or manual therapy) approach, & this is coupled with super intelligent exercise or strength work. This is a model that we value & respect. A model that works beautifully when applied to your very personal physio care, & Mark 110% embodies this. Couple Mark’s enthusiasm & love for our physio profession with his genuine care & compassion for your health outcomes, & then layer this with his intellect & experience, & we know that you are in ‘safe hands’ with our Mark!

     

    BOOK YOUR PHYSIO WITH MARK NOW

  • TRISHA PARTABRAI

    APA PHYSIOTHERAPIST
    BPhty (Honours)

    Trish loves all of the innate intricacies (and the complexities) of the human body, and she also adores sport.
    Most importantly, Trish loves working with you guys – the people.
    Trish is the perfect ‘fit for physio’ - the profession knows it, Evoker knows it, and all of her patients feel that too.
    Trish is always hungry (starving!) for more knowledge, and she tackles all challenges head on, whilst constantly managing to radiate positivity and love – a rare, but refreshing balance.

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    A physio that also pushes their own body in exercise, a physio that regularly trains, is the one that you want to see.
    As Trish chargers through her own personal training, and tests the limits of her own body, she is gaining invaluable insight into how to navigate a path out of discomfort (for her own pain experiences).
    She will not only intimately understand how it feels to be in your position, but she also knows what it takes to get you out of that place, and fast.
    A physio that has sat in the patient chair, many times, is always better for it when sitting on the other side of the table – in the physio chair.
    Trish understands your pain experience, she knows precisely how it feels, and how frustrating it is.
    She knows what’s required of both her care, and you (the patient), in order to get you a result in the shortest period of time.
    Having had her own fair share of injuries, and being a ‘stubborn’ athlete herself, Trish has ‘been there and done that’ and is ready to help you be there and do it too!

    Trish graduated from the prestigious University of Sydney in 2018, with first-class honours, and she has worked in the very demanding arena of private practice physiotherapy in Sydney ever since.
    Following her honours thesis on breast cancer and lymphoedema, Trish has developed a keen interest in all things women’s wellness.
    As a physiotherapist, Trish is attentive, caring and realistic.
    Her education is empowering, and her ‘hands on’ treatment is powerful.
    Couple this with her enthusiastic exercise prescription, and her patients are back to 110% in no time.
    Trish will brightly shine the light on your fastest path to recovery, and she will sit next to you and hold your hand whilst on the sometimes bumpy rollercoaster ride to ‘no pain’.

    Trish has experience working with elite athletes, the super busy city worker, valuable members of the general population, and she will tailor her treatment plan and timeline to the individual.
    Trish has experience working with both professional AFL and elite soccer teams.
    From the gruelling education system in Singapore, to growing up in China, and now excelling in Sydney, Trish can adapt to most any environment.
    Her personal love for fitness, and the body, drives her to continually try new sports and exercises.
    This is where Trish lives – she does not stop learning new techniques and new skills.
    For Trish, knowing enough is never enough, and knowing everything is not possible!
    “There is always more to learn”.
    Your injury, your peace of mind, and your entire self will be in very good hands with Trish.

     

    BOOK YOUR PHYSIO WITH TRISHA NOW

  • LUCINDA MARSH

    RECEPTION

    Luci has completed her diploma in art and design along with an NVQ level 3 in hairdressing. She has been working in Customer Service and Reception/Administration for many years, previously within the hairdressing industry and front of house in leading restaurants in Queensland. Luci joined Evoker in September 2020, as our very friendly and efficient front of staff representative and has had a great impact on the team with her outgoing, bubbly and infectious personality. In addition to daily reception duties, Luci plays a critical role in ensuring all administrative systems run efficiently and effectively. On a personal level, she loves yoga, art and outdoor sports and has a real passion for food and cooking!

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    What this means for you is that all communication items between Evoker & members of your allied health team are delivered accurately and on time. Luci will always send you a reminder text message the day before your appointment, and will always offer you water, tea or coffee when you arrive.

    Luci loves being the face of Evoker, she is the first and last point of contact with all of our clients and her bright, bubbly disposition is encouraging and infectious. Luci has exceptional organisational and communication skills, with a vast knowledge of computing and software.

    Luci is punctual and is very prompt with all replies via email and phone. She provides invaluable key support to all members of the Evoker team.

    Expect: Your Evoker concierge to be efficient and polite, bright and bubbly!

  • DO I NEED A REFERRAL?

    No, a referral is not necessary to see a physiotherapist in Sydney. You may simply ‘turn up’ and tell us your story.

  • HOW SOON CAN I SEE A PHYSIO?

    We do get very busy, but can generally squeeze you in within a 24 hour period. If you have a particular time frame that you prefer, it is best to book in advance.

  • WHAT IS WOMEN'S WELLNESS?

    A women’s wellness physiotherapist is a physiotherapist who has a special interest in women’s health and wellness and can assess and treat all kinds of issues related to women’s bodies through their life span, from peri natal to peri menopausal care and everything before, in between and after these times in a woman’s life.

    Our Evoker Women’s Wellness Physios, Caitlin & Yvonne can help you get some solutions with pelvic floor re education, advice of safe exercises to build confidence and incorporate lifestyle strategies to feel more comfortable and empowered. Your detailed initial assessment will be 60 mins, and yes, you can claim your private health insurance rebate, with our HICAPS machine on the spot!

    Both Caitlin and Yvonne have both completed further training with Women’s Health Training Association.

    Read more on Women’s Wellness at Evoker

  • WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT FROM MY FIRST TREATMENT?

    At evoker you can expect:

    • A 30-45 minute initial consultation – the variation in time is dependant on the complexity of the presentation.
      • Always in a private, 1 on 1 environment., giving you exclusive access to the injury expert.
    • 30 minutes for any follow up appointments required, again in a 1 on 1 environment.
    • A thorough interview and physical exam
      • We listen to you.
    • An accurate diagnosis – this is key and our point of difference.
      • You can waste a lot of time if you get this wrong.
    • Plenty of ‘hands on’ or manual treatment
    • A home exercise program that will continually be progressed
    • The incorporation of pilates reformer work, under the conscious eye of our former Canadian national level gymnast and physiotherapist
    • Continued evaluation of work (is this treatment technique working for you?)
    • Continued communication with your referrer, trainer or doctor
    • Direct referral for necessary investigations, &
    • Direct referral to Doctors, Surgeons, and members of the allied health team, as required.

    At Evoker, we strive to:

    • Provide you with a diagnosis – an accurate diagnosis!
    • Explain the problem or pathology in detail, and look at all possible causes – you are a ‘whole person’, not just an injury.
      • Knowledge is power, therefore education is a very important component in your rehab.
      • Expect us at Evoker to do some talking
    • Tell you how to help yourself
    • Explain the role that physio will play in your rehab journey, and what it is we can do to help you
    • Treat the actual cause of your problem, so that you won’t experience recurrences of the same condition
    • Give you an estimate of time – how long you will be dealing with this particular problem for
    • Meet all your goals, with respect to time and result, through the use of evidence based and clinically proven manual therapy techniques and exercise prescription
    • Maintain communication – keeping regular contact with your GP, surgeon, or personal trainer ensures that all concerned with your health or fitness are on the same page, thus ensuring to you the most comprehensive product available
    • Deliver a service to you that is punctual – we understand that our patients also have busy schedules and do not want to be kept waiting
    • Ensure you receive an appointment within 24 hours
  • WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?

    You do not need to bring anything other than yourself and your story.

    We provide a change of clothes for you. However, if you would be more comfortable in your own clothing, you are more than welcome to bring that along with you.

    If you have any correspondence from your Doctor or surgeon, this information is helpful, so please do bring this along with any investigation results, films, and reports that you may have.

  • CAN I CLAIM A REBATE FROM MY HEALTH FUND?

    Yes, a HICAPS facility is available on site, so that you – the patient, can claim your private health insurance rebate immediately, on the spot.

  • IF I HAVE BEEN REFERRED TO PHYSIO BY MY GP, UNDER A MEDICARE EPC PLAN, WHAT COST WILL I INCUR?

    In order to receive a Medicare rebate for your physiotherapy services at Evoker, your GP must provide you with an extended primary care (EPC) plan. Please bring this with you.

    This plan states that your condition is chronic, and that they recommend physiotherapy as a modality for management of your condition.

    This entitles you to a Medicare rebate, for up to 5 treatment sessions within a twelve month period.

    You will be required to make full payment at the time of consultation, and we can do an on-the spot Medicare rebate back into your account if you bring along an eftpos card on our hi-caps machine.