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CLINIC FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to make an appointment?

Yes, we require that you book in advance for all services at dma

Do I need a referral or medical certificate to see a physiotherapist?

Private clients No, private clients do not need a referral to see a physiotherapist. If you have been referred by a GP or specialist, please bring their name and contact details if you wish us to liaise with them regarding your treatment.

Do I need a referral if I am attending under enhanced primary care?

If you wish to attend under the Enhanced Primary Care scheme and intend to claim reimbursement from Medicare you will require a valid referral from your GP prior to your appointment.

Does dma only treat people with injuries?

Not at all! We are able to offer personalised programs to suit a wide range of non-injury related needs, such as clinical pilates for fitness or postural correction, pre & post-natal exercise and pre-season sports and dance conditioning and injury prevention programmes.

What should I wear?

Please wear non-restrictive comfortable clothing to your appointment. We have change-rooms, lockers, toilets and shower facilities available, should you require them. For safety and hygiene reasons we require all clients to wear socks when using our equipment. We recommend non-slip grip socks, which are available for purchase at our reception desk.

Is there a cancellation policy?

Yes. If you wish to change or cancel an appointment, please call our clinic 24 hours prior to your appointment otherwise the full fee will be charged.

What should I bring to my appointment?

Please bring any scans, x-rays, referral letters or reports relevant to your injury to your appointment as this will assist your physiotherapist in assessing your condition.

Please bring your private health insurance card if you wish to claim your on the spot rebate through HICAPS, otherwise we can issue you with a receipt for your full payment to submit to your insurer.

Does dma treat Workcover and TAC clients?

Yes. We have extensive experience and success in treating both Workcover and TAC clients. When booking your appointment please inform our receptionist of your intention to claim, and provide your claim number, date of injury, and the relevant employer/insurer details including contact name, address and telephone number. For more information about establishing a claim, seeking treatment or reimbursement for treatment expenses please refer to the relevant TAC or WorkSafe websites.

DMA Clinical Pilates

OPENING HOURS

Mon-Fri: 7:00-20:00
Sat: 8:00-12:00
Sun: closed

1 Yarra Street
South Yarra
Victoria 3141
AUSTRALIA

CONTACT US

Phone +61 3 9827 4511

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UNIT A - Module 1 & 2

We begin with the history behind this concept becoming one of todays most discussed approaches to injury management. An in depth review of the ever changing research clarifies differences from traditional approaches.

Matwork & equipment based reformer exercises are linked to facilitation of stability control, creating a concentrated "core" of 30 exercises.

Clinical applications and pathology management module 1 introduces you to:-

  • patient subgrouping
  • functional stability tests
  • setting heterogenous/patient specific programmes
  • identifying & setting treatment outcome predictors
  • differentiating motor control from pathology
  • using exercises as treatment tools
  • using exercises as clinical tests
  • differentiation of radiological findings
  • differential diagnosis tools – is it function or structure?
  • gaining effective patient compliance
  • case studies to identify patient subgroups and clinical

    pathway development

Module 2 introduces the Trapeze Table, while adding to the reformer & matwork repertoire with:
an increased repertoire of shoulder girdle, upper body and

combined stability exercises
a broadening of reformer exercises and matwork attention to manual handling and teaching cues introduction to small barrel & spring wobble board

Clinical applications and pathology management
module 2 introduces you to:-
hypermobility & instability identification & management biased assessment techniques
chronic pain and systemic autonomic management
simplifying the “complex pain” patient
integrating evidence on pelvic floor in males & females using outcome measures with Clinical Pilates
recording within subject / within session changes
programme development using case studies
introduction to CPMATE software