Physiotherapy

Recovery from any setback involves getting the body moving as it was designed to. Physiotherapists assess, design, implement and evaluate individual treatment programs to find the best way forward for you. Goals may be: 

• Improving balance and mobility
• Reducing pain
• Maintaining joint range of movement
• Increasing muscle strength
• Optimising functional abilities 

Sundale’s therapists are able to advise on and treat a wide range of conditions including:

• Arthritis
• Soft tissue injury
• Stroke, head injury
• MS and Parkinson’s
• Headaches
• Back pain
• Sports injuries

Hydrotherapy 

Relax in the warm water and let it take the stress and weight while you focus on wellness. 

Benefits include: 

• Decreased pain and muscle spasm
• Increased relaxation
• Increased joint mobility and muscle strength
• Improved gait and balance 

A variety of classes are held daily. A doctor’s referral is required for attendance. 

Aqua Aerobics

Get fit, healthy and increase mobility. Aqua aerobics is a great addition to regular exercise. Classes run five days a week, Monday to Friday. 

Massage Therapy

Massage and Bowen Therapy services are offered as additional services by qualified therapists. Enjoy a soothing relaxation or therapeutic massage to ease tired, aching muscles and joints. 

Podiatry 

Moving well requires healthy feet and ankles. Our podiatry service can help with conditions related to diabetes or arthritis, or those who are have trouble attending to their own feet due to visual impairment, hemiplegia etc.

Gymnasium

Our gymnasium is well equipped to deal with a wide range of medical conditions and to help with general health and fitness. We also have a specialised range of HUR exercise equipment. This is specifically designed for rehabilitation and is suitable for older people and those living with disability.

Pain Management

Our pain management programs are directed to identifying non-pharmacological options to the management of chronic pain. As with all Sundale Rehabilitation programs, this is extremely individual and is guided by your General Practitioner in conjunction with our allied health professionals. The inter-disciplinary team works with you to set and achieve goals to control or manage chronic pain conditions.

Orthopaedic Rehabilitation

• Hip replacement recovery
• Knee replacement recovery
• Post injury management (e.g. fractures)
• Pain syndromes
• Recovery from limb amputation
• Congenital deformities

Neurological Rehabilitation

• Cerebrovascular accident (stroke)
• Acquired brain injury / brain dysfunction
• Spinal cord dysfunction
• Neurological conditions
• Congenital deformities

Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation

• Recovering function
• Limiting and managing pain
• Reducing inflammation for conditions such as arthritis
• Treatment of soft tissue injury

Reconditioning Rehabilitation

• Precipitating illness e.g. pneumonia
• Acute exacerbation of inflammatory arthritis
• Reconditioning following an acute surgical procedure

Additional Services

• Disability hydrotherapy programs
• Senior exercise classes
• Falls prevention classes

Fees and Charges

The Rehabilitation Centre works on a fee for service basis. Your attendance may be funded or subsidised by:

• Medicare (EPC) – ask your GP
• Private Health Funds
• DVA and CTP Insurers
• Concession Rebates
• Government Funded – reduced service fees

Gift vouchers available.

Cancellation fees may apply.