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Have questions about neurological physiotherapy?

Just as there are lawyers that work in different fields, physiotherapists also support people in a variety of areas. As neuro physios, we work with people who have a neurological condition. 

We’ve outlined the most commonly asked questions and answered them to help you understand what neuro physio is and how it can help you, among other things.

Frequently asked questions neuro physio Sunshine Coast

What is neurological physiotherapy?

A neurological physiotherapist treats people with movement and function disorders that have originated from the body’s nervous system. They consider the impact the nervous system damage has on their movement. 

For a detailed answer to this question, please check out the page explaining what neurological physiotherapy is.

What neurological conditions do we work with?

There are many neurological conditions in the world today, so it’s impossible to list them all. However, we work with a wide range of conditions, including the following: acquired brain injury, dystonia, cerebral palsy, Functional Neurological Disorder, Huntington’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, stroke and vestibular disorders.

We also work with the following neurological conditions which can be found on the Other Conditions page: ataxia, concussion, dementia, Guillain-Barre Syndrome, Motor Neurone Disease, muscular dystrophy, myositis, multisystem atrophy, neuropathy and post-polio syndrome, progressive supranuclear palsy and spinal cord injuries. 

What can I expect from a therapy session?

Your first physiotherapy session is focused on hearing your story. Your physiotherapist will allow between 60 to 90 minutes to listen to your personal journey, incorporating your medical history. It’s important to understand where you’ve come from, your current situation, and what you’re hoping for.

Your second session is a physical assessment to determine your level of function and your unique challenges. It’s vital for your physiotherapist to know your abilities, as well as your struggles, to come up with a personalised treatment plan that’s in line with your goals.

Head over to the How We Work page for a detailed description of our process.

Do you have your own premises?

Yes. Our Neurological Physiotherapy Clinic in Buderim is designed specifically to support you. We have specialised equipment designed to help people with neurological conditions. There is disabiled access to the clinic, ample on-site and street parking as well as a convinently located bus-stop.

Do you offer mobile physio?

Yes, we offer a mobile physio service. We travel up and down the Sunshine Coast to visit you in your home so you can access physiotherapy from the comfort of your own lounge. Our clients love the convenience of not having to go anywhere for their physiotherapy treatment. 

Check out this page to learn more about our mobile physiotherapy service.

Do you offer telehealth?

Yes, we offer online physio appointments for clients who’ve had their initial assessment. You can continue your physiotherapy when you’re on the road, on a holiday or an overseas trip. 

It’s convenient and helps you prioritise your health and wellbeing, regardless of where you are. Check out this page to learn more about our telehealth service.

Do you work with NDIS participants?

We work with self-managed and plan-managed participants who need neurological physiotherapy. 

Head over to our NDIS page to read more about how we work with NDIS participants.

What suburbs do you service?

We see people living with a neurological condition all along the Sunshine Coast. We travel as far north as Noosa and as far south as the Glasshouse Mountains. We also provide therapy in Nambour and Buderim, to name a few suburbs.

Here’s an overview of the suburbs we service:

Aroona | Birtinya | Bli Bli | Buddina | Burpengary | Caboolture | Caloundra West | Coolum | Coolum Beach | Cooroy | Currimundi | Doonan | Eumundi | Glenview | Golden Beach | Gympie | Imbil | Kawana Water | Landsborough | Little Mountain | Marcoola | Moffat Beach | Mooloolah Valley | Morayfield | Pacific Paradise | Palmview | Parrearra | Pelican Waters | Peregian Beach | Peregian Springs | Rosemount | Sippy Downs | Sunrise Beach | Sunshine Beach| Warana | Woombye | Yandina

How much experience do you have?

Our director, Bek (Rebekah) McClellan has more than 25 years’ experience working with people who live with a neurological condition. She’s an APA Research Physiotherapist who’s worked in the private and public sector across a wide variety of settings including inpatient, outpatient and the community.

She served as Physiotherapy Manager in a rehabilitation hospital and has experience as Senior Physiotherapist in various community settings. She also has a Master’s degree in physiotherapy and published a research paper discussing the benefits of a mobility program for people affected by stroke. 

Bek works closely with all her therapists and assistants, to share her experience to help them design the best therapy program, tailored to your specific needs.

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