Emergency Information

What is Orthopaedic Group?

This exercise program is aimed at returning individuals to optimal independence and is specifically designed for people who have experienced a total hip or knee replacement.

The Orthopaedic group is directly supported by a Physiotherapist and Allied Health Assistant. 
Each person receives their own personal exercise program, and is encouraged to keep this up at home with the aid of an instructive exercise diary.

You will be performing a variety of  exercises to improve the strength  in lower limbs and range of motion in your replaced joint.

Exercise’s are progressed gradually at the individual rate.

Goals:

To improve muscle strength
Gait retraining
To help increase range of motion
To help ease pain and reduce swelling.

 

How

All referrals via Intake Worker on 57614500

Where

AL Berry Day Activities & Therapy Centre, Samaria Rd, Benalla

When

Every Tuesday for 6 weeks from 9.30am-10.30am  
Support person welcome to  attend.

Every new client requires an assessment appointment prior to starting the program.

Fees

Staff will discuss fees with you and provide a fee declaration form for you to sign.

No person will be refused due to inability to pay.