SALHN Physiotherapy outpatient services are provided at Marion GP Plus Health Care Centre, Noarlunga Hospital and Flinders Medical Centre. Services may differ at each site depending on referral reason.
Musculoskeletal conditions including post trauma, back and neck pain, soft tissue disorders, and where appropriate, chronic pain (all sites).
Conditions including pelvic floor dysfunction, and pregnancy related musculoskeletal disorders. (FMC and NH). Antenatal service at FMC is only provided for patients booked for delivery at FMC
Conditions include congenital and developmental musculoskeletal/orthopaedic conditions, gross motor delay and coordination disorders, post traumatic musculoskeletal injuries (FMC only)
A limited service is provided for pre- and post-transplant exercise prescription, acute exacerbations of chronic airway conditions and/or secretion retention.
Hand Therapy Service
Provided in association with Occupational Therapy (FMC).
Location: Alexander Kelly clinics, accessed via the main entrance
Hours: 9.00am to 4.00pm Monday to Friday
All services require a written referral from General Practitioners, Medical Specialists and external Physiotherapists.
Written referrals for musculoskeletal, women’s health and paediatric physiotherapy must be faxed to (08) 8204 3040.
Written referrals for adults respiratory physiotherapy must be faxed to (08) 7117 0724.
Visit SALHN specialist and outpatient clinics to access referral and management GP guidelines.
Referral forms and processes are outlined in the outpatient referral process section.