Consultation fees: Med1 Clinic is a Bulk Billing clinic for most of our doctors and medical services.        Registration Fees: The registration fee is $25.       Please note that consultations with Dr Zahra Tabrizi and Dr Heidi Andersen are only bulk billing for under 16 years old & pension/ health care card holders.    You will need to pay an out-of-pocket fee, which will be vary depending on your consultation. Please call reception on 9191 6454 for more information.

The Importance of Physiotherapy In Post-Surgical Recovery

June 14, 2024 by med1clinic

Surgery can be a life-changing event, requiring a comprehensive approach to recovery to ensure the best outcomes. Physiotherapy plays a pivotal role in this process, helping patients regain strength, mobility, and function. At Med1 Clinic, we understand the critical importance of physiotherapy in post-surgical recovery and are committed to providing exceptional care.

Pain Management and Mobility Improvement

Post-surgical pain and stiffness can significantly hinder recovery. Our experienced physios use advanced techniques to manage pain effectively, including manual therapy, ultrasound, and tailored exercise programs. By focusing on mobility improvement, we help patients in Templestowe, Doncaster, and surrounding suburbs regain their range of motion, essential for returning to daily activities.

Strengthening Muscles and Preventing Complications

Muscle weakness is a common issue after surgery. Our physiotherapy programs include strength training exercises designed to rebuild muscle strength and endurance. Additionally, we emphasise the importance of movement to prevent complications such as blood clots and infections. Regular sessions with our physios ensure patients receive the best medical care, reducing recovery time and enhancing overall health.

Comprehensive and Collaborative Care

We offer a holistic approach to recovery. Our team includes general practitioners, cardiologists, orthopedic surgeons, audiologists, dietitians, and bulk-billing doctors. This collaborative effort ensures that every aspect of a patient’s health is addressed. Whether you’re seeing a GP in Melbourne or consulting with a dietitian, our integrated care model supports a smoother, more effective recovery.

Convenient Access and Support

Located in Templestowe Lower, we serve patients from nearby suburbs such as Doncaster, Balwyn, Bulleen, and surrounding suburbs. Our medical centre offers bulk billing options and 24-hour doctor services, ensuring that medical care is accessible when you need it. For those searching for “doctors near me,” you can visit our clinic and get comprehensive support through every stage of recovery.

Physiotherapy is essential for a successful post-surgical recovery. At Med1 Clinic, our dedicated team supports you every step of the way. With our expert care and collaborative approach, we help patients in Templestowe Lower and surrounding areas achieve optimal health and recovery. Trust us for all your post-surgical physiotherapy needs.

We also provide audiology, cardiology, and other medical care treatments to our customers. To know more about our medical centre in Templestowe Lower, reach us at (03) 9191 6454 today.

After Hours & Emergency Care

If you require after-hours medical attention still you can call our phone, but it will direct you to our nominated after-hours service (DoctorDoctor) or you can directly call them on 13 26 60. Bulk billed telehealth consults or home visits where appropriate are available by DoctorDoctor, where a patient holds a valid Medicare or Department of Veteran affairs card.

If you require URGENT medical attention, please call 000 or present to the Emergency Department. The closest emergency hospitals are:

Austin Hospital: 145 Studley Road, Heidelberg, VIC 3084. Tel: (03) 9496 5000
Box Hill Hospital: 8 Arnold St, Box Hill, VIC 3128. Tel: 1300 342 255

First Nation Acknowledgement

Med1 Clinic acknowledges that our General Practice is located on the lands of many Traditional Custodians in Victoria, and we welcome all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to this practice. We recognise that Indigenous Australians have an ongoing connection to the land and MED1 Clinic values their unique contribution to the wider community. According to the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and 15 National Health Practitioner Boards and in line with national medical standards, codes and guidelines across all our clinic has a shared commitment to ensuring that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples have access to health services that are culturally safe and free from racism so that they can enjoy a healthy life, equal to that of other Australians, enriched by a strong living culture, dignity and justice.


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