'Prehab' Physiotherapist Programs
A personalised online and telehealth 'prehab' physiotherapy program that specifically targets the muscles most relevant to your specific pain and mobility problems.
The physiotherapist programs can be combined with weight management options if clinically appropriate.
The programs are suited to individuals who have significant knee or hip osteoarthritis or joint pain requiring surgery.
Each program also includes the in-home Stand Up To Joint Pain - Strength, Mobility and Pain Management kit (view details).
The intensity of the physiotherapy support (1, 3, 4 or 5 telephone or video appointments) is linked to your needs based on your pain and functional difficulties as identified via the Stand Up To Joint Pain Assessment.
The program has been expertly researched and developed to integrate:
Physio plan and review
Physio appointment(s) via phone, video or in person where available to develop and review a personal treatment plan based on your needs.
Strength and mobility
Targeted strength, balance and mobility exercises to help address individual pain and mobility issues identified in the Stand Up To Joint Pain Assessment.
Personal web portal
A secure mobile-friendly web portal to access your physio treatment plan including videos and supporting educational resources
Gentle exercise such as walking to help reduce joint stiffness and improve physical function.
Complementary pain management techniques and strategies.
Post treatment outcome measurement to assess impact and satisfaction.
The program includes:
Detailed Stand Up To Joint Pain instruction and education book with step by step instructions for over 40 graded exercises
Access to instructional videos that match the book.
Resistance exercise tubing for use during some of the exercises.
Hot/cold pack for short term relief of pain and stiffness.
All the resources you need to do the program will be posted out to you at no cost (following the approval from your health fund)
Virtual Physiotherapy Clinic Option
* Clinical and policy eligibility criteria apply. Waiting periods apply.