The physiotherapists at Good Country Physiotherapy are generalist practitioners who have broad skills in the assessment and management of a very wide range of conditions and problems, including:
The physiotherapists at Good Country Physiotherapy are committed to delivering high quality, evidence-based treatment to ensure a rapid recovery and return to function, be that work, sport or activities of daily living.
Outpatients – With clinics in Keith and Bordertown and satellite services in Tintinara, Kingston and Padthaway, Good Country Physiotherapy provides an outpatient service for the wide range of conditions mentioned above
Inpatients – Physiotherapists visit the Bordertown Memorial Hospital to treat patients with a range of complaints, including musculoskeletal or cardiothoracic conditions.
Paediatrics – Physiotherapists provide an assessment and treatment service for paediatric clients in both Keith and Bordertown. Links to the Child Development Unit (CDU) in Naracoorte and Country Health SA paediatric services to ensure your child is treated using a team-based approach.
Women’s Health – Physiotherapists treat women’s health conditions, such as pelvic floor dysfunction, pelvic pain, prolapse and pre-natal pain.
Worksite assessments – All physiotherapists have experience at providing worksite assessments to identify potential issues for injured workers and make recommendations regarding improving workplace safety and injury prevention strategies.
Aged Care – Physiotherapists visit the Aged Care facilities attached to both the Keith and Bordertown hospitals on a regular basis to conduct assessments and treatment sessions.
Home visits – Physiotherapists are able to visit you in your home if you are unable to attend one of the clinics. This means that you can still receive the treatment you need but in the comfort and convenience of your own home.
Pilates – All physiotherapists teach classes in Keith, Bordertown, Kingston and Tintinara. Beginners, intermediate and advanced classes are offered.
Hands on Health – This is a strength training program for people with chronic diseases, such as diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular disease (such as high blood pressure) and arthritis. Referral into the program is required from your doctor. Classes are currently conducted in Bordertown and Keith.
Falls and Balance – This is an education and exercise program for people keen to decrease their falls risk and improve their balance. Classes are regularly held in Keith and Bordertown and will be held once per week. Referral into the program is required from your doctor or your treating physiotherapist.
Cardiac rehabilitation – These classes are soon to commence in Bordertown and will provide a local option for those people who suffer a heart attack or have heart surgery. The classes will provide education and exercises to help patients get back to their usual activities of daily living as quickly as possible.
Some of the treatment techniques used include: