Physiotherapy services operate at Sebastopol, with a service to Smythesdale. Along with general outpatient treatment, there are several new and continuing programs available.
Who is it for?
Physiotherapy is available to frail older people and people with disabilities and is an important tool in the management of some conditions. Conditions that can be treated include:
- back and neck pain
- muscular pain
- neurological disorders such as stroke or Parkinson's Disease
- the management and prevention of chronic conditions
How much time will it take?
60 minutes for an initial assessment; 30 minutes for a review
When is it held?
Where is it held?
Ballarat Community Health
Sebastopol - 260 Vickers Street
Lucas- 12 Lilburne Street
As per Ballarat Community Health Fee Schedule, although no client will be denied service if they can't pay.
Who Provides it?
How do I get into the program?
Phone Ballarat Community Health on 5338 4593 to speak to the Intake staff or fax 5339 3044
Pole walking is simply walking with specially designed poles that provide support and increase the benefits of exercise through active use of both arms and legs.
Recovering from a Stroke?
Ballarat Community Health offer support for people who have sufferred a stroke and may experience a significant ongoing decrease in mobility and level of function.