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Can Zable help me get a referral for a Physiotherapist?

Absolutely, connect with one of our virtual GPs instantly and get a referral for a Physiotherapist if the general practitioner deems it appropriate.

Are there Physiotherapists that offer telehealth consultations?

Zable lets you filter your search results to show Physiotherapists who offer telehealth appointments - they will have a clear indicator on their profile.

How can I find a Physiotherapist who accepts my health insurance?

Zable lets you search specifically for a Physiotherapist who accepts your health insurance. Choose your provider from the insurance filter at the top of the booking page.

Can I make a same-day appointment with a Physiotherapist?

Typically, patients who use Zable can search for a Physiotherapist, book an appointment, and see the Physiotherapist within 24 hours. Same-day appointments are sometimes available; you can search for real-time availability of Physiotherapists and make an appointment online.

How do I find a Physiotherapist near me?

Use Zable Find Care to find and book a Physiotherapist near you.

How do I book a consultation online with a Physiotherapist?

Zable is a free online service that helps patients find Physiotherapists and book appointments instantly. You can refine your search by no gap, location and experience. Based on that information, you'll see a list of providers who meet your search criteria and available appointments.

What is Zable?

Zable is a platform designed with a clear mission to make healthcare simpler, faster and more accessible for all Australians.

Zable Find Care aims to reduce the time it takes to find and book a specialist by providing you with more information. Suppose you're looking for a Physiotherapist; Zable Find Care will allow you to sort and filter the results based on these five key factors.

  • Price: Don't be left in the dark - see the cost of an initial consultation, procedure or surgery and out-of-pocket expenses.

  • Availability: Don't wait months to see a doctor - see which specialists have availabilities soon.

  • Location: Find a practitioner close to home - sort by location to find a specialist that suits you.

  • Expertise: Know that you are in good hands - see which specialists have performed specific procedures or surgeries by volume.

  • Benefits: Make the most of your private health insurance - see which specialists participate in no gap arrangements for your insurance policy.

Zable Find Care helps you navigate your healthcare journey and empowers you to make well-informed decisions.

Does Zable have Physiotherapists that see patients on the weekend?

Zable lets you see real-time availability for Physiotherapists. Many Physiotherapists offer appointments on Saturdays and Sundays.

Can I find a Physiotherapist that speaks my language?

You can filter the search results by several languages, allowing you to connect with a Physiotherapist who can speak your language.

How do I find a Physiotherapist who sees patients in the morning or evening?

Zable lets you search specifically for a Physiotherapist with appointments available before or after hours. Just filter the results at the top of the booking page.

How do I find a female Physiotherapist?

When you search for Physiotherapists on Zable, you can filter your results by gender and other important criteria. That way, you'll only see Physiotherapists who match your preferences.

Does Zable have Physiotherapists who see patients after hours?

On Zable, you can search specifically for Physiotherapists with availability after hours. Each Physiotherapist controls their hours, so times may change according to their schedule.

What is a Physiotherapist?

A physiotherapist, also known as a physical therapist, is a healthcare professional who specialises in treating conditions that affect the musculoskeletal system. This includes the bones, muscles, tendons, and ligaments.

Physiotherapists use a range of techniques, such as exercise, massage, and stretching to help their patients manage pain, improve mobility, and prevent future injuries.

Some of the specific tasks that a physiotherapist may perform include:

  • Performing physical examinations and assessments to diagnose musculoskeletal conditions and determine the best course of treatment
  • Developing and implementing treatment plans for patients with musculoskeletal conditions
  • Providing hands-on therapy, such as massage and joint mobilisation, to reduce pain and improve mobility
  • Teaching patients exercises and other techniques that they can use to manage their symptoms and improve their overall physical health
  • Advising patients on lifestyle changes that can help improve their musculoskeletal health, such as maintaining a healthy weight and avoiding repetitive movements
  • Referring patients to other health care professionals, such as doctors or surgeons, if necessary

Overall, the primary role of a physiotherapist is to provide expert care for patients with musculoskeletal conditions and to help them maintain good physical health.

Common techniques used by a physiotherapist

Physiotherapists use a wide range of techniques to help their patients manage pain, improve mobility, and prevent future injuries.

Some of the common techniques used by physiotherapists include:

  • Exercise: Physiotherapists often prescribe specific exercises that are designed to improve strength, flexibility, and range of motion in a particular area of the body. These exercises may include stretches, strength training, and cardiovascular activities.
  • Manual therapy: This is a type of hands-on therapy in which a physiotherapist uses techniques such as massage and joint mobilisation to reduce pain and improve mobility. Manual therapy can be used to treat a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions, including back pain and shoulder pain.
  • Electrotherapy: This is a type of therapy in which a physiotherapist uses electrical stimulation to help manage pain and improve muscle function. Electrotherapy can be used to treat a wide range of conditions, including chronic pain and nerve injuries.
  • Therapeutic ultrasound: This is a type of therapy in which a physiotherapist uses high-frequency sound waves to help reduce swelling and promote healing in damaged tissues. Therapeutic ultrasound can be used to treat conditions such as tendinitis and bursitis.
  • Taping and bracing: This is a type of therapy in which a physiotherapist uses taping or bracing techniques to provide support and stability to injured or weakened areas of the body. Taping and bracing can be used to treat a wide range of conditions, including sprains and strains.

These are just a few examples of the many techniques that a physiotherapist may use to treat musculoskeletal conditions. Each patient's needs are different, and the specific techniques used by a physiotherapist will depend on the individual circumstances of each patient.

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