Osteoarthritis (OA) is a chronic disease that can affect people of any age. It is a condition that affects the whole joint, including bone, cartilage, ligaments and muscles. OA has multiple, complex causes. Nearly 1 in 5 Australians have arthritis, most of these have OA. It has been a commonly held belief for a while that once you have OA,
Medicare Rebates: Can I Get a Medicare Rebate for Physiotherapy?
Physiotherapy is a critical component of treatment for a wide range of conditions, including osteoarthritis, chronic pain, neck pain and back pain. For some patients there are ways to access a Medicare rebate for physiotherapy via the Chronic Disease Management (CDM) services.
So, something has happened and you, or someone at home is injured. Should you see your doctor or physio first? It doesn’t feel like it’s getting better and you aren’t sure just who you should be booking in with.
Your doctor, a physiotherapist, or off to the hospital?
When you should see your doctor first
Obviously if you have had a massive injury,
Scott Wilson APAM, ESSAM, AEP
APA Sports & Exercise Physiotherapist
APA Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
ESSA Accredited Exercise Physiologist
Practice Principal – Bounce Physiotherapy | Bounce Exercise Clinic
Heel pain is a very common problem in the community and a frequent reason for seeking treatment from your GP,