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Rehabilitation Medicine

The Department provides an assessment and treatment service in all fields of adult rehabilitation medicine. This is offered to both outpatients and inpatients of St Vincent’s Private Hospital. 

Conditions treated include:

  • Neurological disease such as stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, neuropathy or myopathy
  • General rehabilitation of older people including decreased mobility, incontinence and falls prevention
  • Musculoskeletal rehabilitation for patients with multiple fractures, arthritis, soft tissue injuries, fractured neck of femur, joint replacements and multiple trauma
  • Amputee rehabilitation – pre-operative assessments, pain management assessment and treatment
  • Traumatic brain injury and acquired brain injury
  • Chronic pain
  • Work injury rehabilitation
  • Motor accident rehabilitation
  • Developmental disability
  • Medicolegal assessment

The service assesses people and refers them to appropriate rehabilitation hospitals and outpatient services in their area. Special interests of the service members include:

  • Post stroke rehabilitation
  • Musculosketal rehabilitation
  • Pain management
  • Interventional procedures in pain management are also offered

A/Prof Steven Faux
T 02 8382 6570 F 02 8382 6549
Dr Shari Parker
T 02 8382 6570 F 02 8382 6549