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DVA Physiotherapy Provider in Adelaide

My Physio My Health is a DVA physiotherapy provider. The Department for Veterans’ Affairs fund a range of health services including physio. A referral is needed from your GP, medical specialist, treating doctor in hospital or hospital discharge planner. You may be able to receive physiotherapy services if you have an assessed clinical need and a Veteran Gold Card; or a Veteran White Card and your treatment is for an accepted service-related condition.

What are Physiotherapy services?

Physiotherapy aims to reduce pain and stiffness, increase mobility and prevent further injury.
It includes services like treating:

  • Headaches
  • Vertigo
  • Stroke
  • TMJ
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Elbow and Hand pain
  • Chest Physio
  • Lower Limb- Knee
  • Ankle Sprains
  • Hip and Pelvic Girdle pain
  • Soft Tissue Mobilisation
  • Exercise Program Prescription

Who can receive it?

Anyone who has:

  • A Veteran Gold Card
  • A Veteran white card
  • What can you receive?

    Physiotherapists can provide a range of treatments and equipment including:

  • Exercise programs to improve movement and control
  • Airway clearance techniques that help to decrease lung infections and improve lung function
  • Soft tissue massage to improve range of motion, joint flexibility and relieve pain
  • Dry needling that can provide pain relief and restore movement
  • Water therapy conducted in a heated pool
  • How you access it?

    You can get a referral for physiotherapy from a:

    • General practitioner (GP)
    • Medical specialist
    • Treating doctor in hospital
    • Hospital discharge planner

    Once the physiotherapist has received your referral, they will:

    • Confirm you are eligible for services
    • Assess your clinical needs
    • Discuss a treatment plan with you

    From 1 October 2019, referrals to this service will be under the Allied Health Services treatment cycle. This means that a referral will last for up to 12 sessions or 1 year, whichever ends first.

    How much does it cost?

    There is no cost out of pocket. We directly bill the DVA department for the services provided and they cover the cost for the client.

    How many visits are covered by DVA?

    Everyone had individual amount allocated by the government. Once you make a visit, we can call DVA department on your behalf and find out the information for you.