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Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy

A comprehensive service for the treatment, management and prevention of musculoskeletal conditions is provided. 

Services incorporated include:

  • Peripheral joint mobilisation
  • Spinal mobilisation
  • Treatment and management of orthopaedic conditions including joint replacements, joint reconstructions, and sporting injuries
  • Assessment unit for the differential diagnosis of spinal and peripheral joint conditions
  • Back re-education programmes for post surgical spinal patients
  • Sports Physiotherapy
  • Headache assessment, differential diagnosis and treatment
  • Treatment of acute respiratory conditions (in rooms and home visits)
  • Strategies and exercise prescription for individuals living with chronic respiratory and cardiac conditions
  • Individualised cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Sleep and lifestyle service: equipment trial and purchase for sleep disorders. Lifestyle and risk strategies for people with sleep disorders

Occupational Therapy service incorporating:

  • Treatment of musculoskeletal conditions
  • Functional guidelines given to post operative spinal and joint replacement patients in St Vincent’s Private Hospital and outpatients
  • Medico-legal opinion
  • Home visits
  • Assessment for use and supply of equipment
  • Hand therapy and splinting

The Department maintains a policy of continual communication with all referring medical practitioners.

Specialist
Mr Robert Delaney
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Mrs Carolyn Grinter
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Mrs Catherine Mellor
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Mrs Danielle Wainer
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Mrs Elise Ashton
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Mrs Jane Westheafer
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Mrs Kristin Haigh
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Mrs Sharyn Wappett
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Mrs Stephanie Van Hilten
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Mrs Thelma Glezos
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Ms Deborah Veltman
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Ms Fiona Lam
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