Info for New Clients

Essential Physio stands for hands-on intervention that produces results and relief.

Essential Physio (formerly Border Valley Physiotherapy) is a leading physiotherapy consultancy with clinics throughout the Adelaide Hills and Barossa Districts.

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We offer a large range of physio and well-being services across our two clinics.  Our experience and know-how is extensive.
See our range of services.

 

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We have two convenient locations throughout the Barossa Valley and Adelaide Hills.  Our locations at Birdwood and Williamstown.
See our two locations.

 

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Adults and Children
Seniors
Mums to be
Sports persons & Athletes
Labour Workers
Hospital/Aged Care Residents

 

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Adelaide Hills
Hahndorf
Lenswood
Mount Barker
Stirling
Barossa Valley
Nurioopta
Tanunda
Lyndoch
Williamstown
Springton
Clare
Meadows
Palmer
Tungkillo
Gawler…All sorts!

 

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Fees are charged according to the APA recommended schedule and are claimable from your private health fund.
Discount applies for concession card holders if payment is made at the time of consultation. EFTPOS and HICAPS claims processing available to facilitate payment.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a referral?

No, a referral is not required to see a physiotherapist.

How long will treatment take?

Initial consultations are 40 – 50 minutes, allowing extra time for thorough assessment and diagnosis, subsequent consultations are 20 – 25 minutes. However should you require extra time or have a complicated case double appointment slots may be utilised.

Can I use my health fund card?

All essential physiotherapy clinics have HICAPS machines for on the spot claiming from health funds. We are also preferred providers for BUPA and medibank private, ensuring you get the most from your health funds.

What do I need to bring?

It is advisable to wear loose fitting comfortable clothing as the physiotherapist will need access to injured areas. If you have had x-rays or scans of the injured area in the last two years it is advisable to also bring these along if possible.

Final Say…

  • Our team of diversely skilled Physiotherapists assist people of all ages and injuries.
  • To ensure the best possible outcome for all our patients, we develop individual Treatment and Management Plans with You.
  • We pride ourselves on providing you with the highest level of customer service, in a relaxed and friendly environment.
  • We proudly service Birdwood, Williamstown, and surrounding communities of the Barossa Valley.
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