ALLIED HEALTH

For enquiries and appointments please phone reception on 02 4352 8688

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DIETITIAN

An Accredited Practising Dietitian from Feast for Health consults in the practice fortnightly, providing nutrition education and individual dietary advice on the following topics:

  • Body Weight Concerns

  • Diabetes (type 1, type 2 and pre-diabetes)

  • High Cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia)

  • High Blood Pressure (hypertenstion)

  • Coeliac Disease or Gluten Intolerance

  • Other food intolerances

  • Gut or Bowel issues (e.g. Irritable bowel, diarrhoea, constipation, reflux)

  • Gout

  • Kidney disease

  • Childhood or infant nutrition

  • Cancer

  • Weight gain (underweight, undesirable weight loss, difficulty gaining weight)

  • Eating difficulties (e.g. loss of appetite, taste changes, difficulting chewing/swallowing etc)

  • General Healthy Eating (enhance overall health and prevent illness or disease)​

  • Sports Nutrition

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E.T.B. Therapy - Elwyn Ten Brink

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST & COUNSELLOR 

Elwyn consults in the practice weekly on a Friday offering both Occupational Therapy and Counselling services for adults, detailed below.

These services are direct-billed to Medicare for patients referred by their GP on an Enhanced Primary Care Plan (EPC) or Mental Health Care Plan (MHCP).

  • Home and Functional assessments

  • Education of Clients and Carers on strategies to maximise home safety and function

  • Recommendation, design and application for funding assistance for home modifications (both minor and major modifications)

  • Recommendation of equipment / aids to maximise function, and application for funding assistance as required

  • Assessment and Education in use of disability equipment and manual handling techniques.

  • Grief and loss counselling including separation and adjustment issues

  • Personal development and training in stress and anxiety management

  • Family, Parenting and Relationship Enrichment Counselling

  • Solution-focused Therapy, Sensory Modulation, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Psycho-education and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy techniques utilised.

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PODIATRIST

Podiatrist Kane from Coast Sport consults in the practice fortnightly, assisting patients of all ages with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of various lower limb issues of the foot and ankle. He provides a various range of services and treatments, including but not limited to:

 

  • General foot care

  • Nail surgery

  • Custom orthotics

  • Footwear advice

  • Diabetes management

  • Sports Podiatry

  • Gait analysis 

  • Children's Podiatry

  • Treatment of bunions, ankle, heel and foot pain

More information is available via Coast Sport's website or by phone 4356 2588