What is Telehealth?
Telehealth is an online physiotherapy consultation via Video Conferencing (Like Skype or Zoom) without you needing to leave the house or the office. It involves:
Use of a secure Video Platform "Physitrack", which has extremely stringent security and privacy parameters
A thorough assessment and examination by our qualified Physiotherapists. As well as taking a complete history of your current injury/problem, the physiotherapist may also ask you perform movements, they can see over video to add further information regarding your condition.
Discussion of the assessment findings, provide you with a diagnosis and collaboratively form a treatment plan
The treatment plan will include education about your injury/concern, preparation of a home exercise program, which we will send you in video format, and potential lifestyle modifications as required
Is Telehealth (Online Physio) Effective?
Studies consistently show that Telehealth is just as effective as "face- to-face" physiotherapy consultations, so if you have any reasons that prevent you from coming into the clinic, such as health concerns, work schedule etc, give Telehealth a consideration. Our team are also very happy to assist with any further queries regarding Telehealth that you may have
Is Telehealth covered by private health insurance?
Telehealth is covered by medicare if you have a GP referral plan and most private health insurances. Check with your health fund for more information.