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.
|We offer a large range of physio and well-being services across our three clinics. Our experience and know-how is extensive.
See our range of services.
|We have three convenient locations throughout the Barossa Valley and Adelaide Hills in Birdwood, Williamstown and Lobethal.
See our three locations.
|Adults and Children
Mums to be
|Sports persons & Athletes
Hospital/Aged Care Residents
Gawler… All over!
|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.
- 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, Lobethal and surrounding communities of the Barossa Valley and Adelaide Hills.