Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy has many benefits. It largely improves a person’s posture control and it will also largely maximise an individual’s functional independence. Through Muscular Dystrophy SA’s Client Services team, clients can access one free physiotherapy appointment per year with one of our preferred neuro-physiotherapists. This is a great opportunity for clients to have their condition reviewed, develop exercise programs and discuss the use of aids or equipment as required. Additional appointments throughout the year can be offered, for say injury rehabilitation or some other specific need. However, this is at the discretion of the Client Service Manager. 

 

Clients can also choose to use the Chronic Disease Management Plan to gain up to five rebated allied health services per calender year with one of Muscular Dystrophy SA’s preferred neurophysiotherapists. Clients would need to talk to their General Practitioner about putting the Chronic Disease Management Plan in place and Muscular Dystrophy South Australia will cover the remaining gap of the appointment.

 

Click on the link below to read the Chronic Disease Management Plan fact sheet.

CDM Plan Fact Sheet

 

Contact Client Services on 8234 5266 for a referral or email kmclean@mdasa.org.au

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