FAQ’s

Do I need to see my doctor first?

Most patients can go straight to their physiotherapist for treatment. Physiotherapists are considered primary contact practitioners and here at Tuncurry Physiotherapy we have good relationships with local doctors who we can contact directly if necessary. Treatment of injured workers requires a referral.

Can I be treated under Medicare?

There is a system within Medicare that provides limited treatment at your doctors discretion. Not everyone qualifies for treatment under this program.

Can physiotherapists request xrays?

Yes physiotherapists can write requests for xrays. If you have xrays or other scan results make sure you bring them along with you to your consultation.

Do I have to book in advance?

Yes it best to phone for an appointment. We would normally be able to arrange an appointment within 24-48 hours.

When are you open?

Tuncurry Physiotherapy is open Monday – Wednesday from 8.00am to 5.00pm and Thursday – Friday from 8.00am to 3.00pm