NDIS Physiotherapy Funding (What Adelaide Residents Need to Know)

If you’re an NDIS participant and exploring physiotherapy funding in Adelaide, then we can help. We’ve been operating for over 6 years and as a trusted provider of physiotherapy services in South Australia, we are ready to assist you with your NDIS needs.

If you have recently been diagnosed with a disability in Adelaide, there are now funds available through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) that you may be eligible for to help pay for physiotherapy.

How much funding will I receive from the NDIS?

The amount of funding that you will receive from the NDIS will depend on your current situation, the assessments that have been completed, and the recommendations you have received from various healthcare professionals.

It may be worthwhile looking to work with a Plan Manager and a Support Coordinator to help you to best understand the NDIS funding models, allowing you to ensure that you get the funding that you need to support you or your family to achieve your meaningful goals.

What type of supports are funded?

There are 3 types of support that are funded through the NDIS

  • Core supports
  • Capacity building supports
  • Capital supports

Physiotherapy falls under capacity building supports and through evidence-based management, we can assist with the following aspects of capacity building supports:

  • Increased Social & Community Participation
  • Finding & Keeping a Job
  • Improved Relationships
  • Improved Health & Wellbeing
  • Improved Daily Living

What sorts of NDIS therapies are available?

There are many different types of therapies available for participants in the NDIS and at our clinic, we offer Physiotherapy, Remedial Massage, Podiatry, and Group Exercise Classes. We are experts in helping people from all walks of life within the NDIS to improve their physical fitness as well as their functional capacity so that they can achieve their unique goals.

What you can achieve with Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy can help you to achieve meaningful functional goals that you set out to achieve. Our main role as your Physiotherapist is to provide you with the support, guidance, and reassurance to achieve your version of success. We can support you to increase your strength in a way that allows you to complete tasks that you never thought possible. We can also help you to improve your fitness, both one on one and in a group setting that allows you to build your social connections with other NDIS participants.

Can you provide NDIS Physiotherapy services at a time that suits me?

We offer NDIS Physiotherapy services Monday to Friday at times ranging from 7 am to 7 pm & from 8 am to 12 pm on Saturdays at both our Modbury and our Findon clinics. Our extended opening hours ensure that you can get the care that you need at a time that is convenient for you.

We also offer both in-clinic and home visit NDIS Physiotherapy services within our local areas, so that if you are unable to attend one of our clinic locations you can still get the services and care that you require to achieve your specific goals. We believe that being able to travel should not be a barrier to accessing NDIS Physiotherapy support to achieve your functional goals.

What types of assessments do Physiotherapists use under the NDIS?

Physiotherapists are able to perform a wide range of assessments under the NDIS, which will be dependent on what you need. The main type of assessment that Physiotherapists complete under the NDIS is the Functional Capacity Assessment; because NDIS assessments are based on the functional capacity and functional goals of the individual. From these assessments, our Physiotherapists are able to create a plan to improve each area in order to achieve a meaningful outcome for the client.

Examples of functional assessments are:

  • Getting in and out of a car
  • Getting out of a chair
  • Standing up from the floor
  • Lifting items
  • Going up and down stairs

The assessment will be uniquely designed around the goals of the individual in order to create a treatment plan to support them to achieve their version of success.

How are NDIS assessments funded?

NDIS assessments are funded by the government through the individual funding provided within the NDIS plan.

Does NDIS fund massage therapy?

The NDIS can offer limited funding for Remedial Massage Therapy services. This may be worth discussing with your Plan Manager and Support Coordinator.

Once you have funding approved for Remedial Massage Services, we are able to work with you to achieve your goals through this service.

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Mana NankivellMana Nankivell
00:38 18 Apr 23
I highly recommend Trent and the Physio Fit team.I sustained a knee injury (fat pad impingement) in a half-marathon around 18 months ago, and after 12 months of seeing a (different) physio and sports doctors without any improvement, I was told by the doctor that I would "probably just have to put up with the pain".I booked in with the team at Physio Fit for another opinion, and it was the best decision I ever made. Trent put together a very manageable rehab plan for me and was quick to respond and adapt when something didn't work out. In the past 6 months, I've gone from not being able to walk without pain or even think about hiking, running or cycling without my knee flaring up, to running my first post-injury 5.5km trail run and hiking 10km with a 10kg pack!
Laura O'ConnorLaura O'Connor
08:47 05 Feb 23
This clinic is the pinnacle of physiotherapy in Adelaide. Ive seen a couple of different physios at physiofit over the years for different injuries and the experience has been absolutely amazing each time! Highly recommend seeing the team here for all your physio needs!
Ryen ArcherRyen Archer
02:50 03 Feb 23
Corey is absolutely fantastic, worked out my issues and we have been working to improve them for a few months now and all I can say is I am feeling a million times better! thanks physio fit! Keep up the great work!
Amy SzyndlerAmy Szyndler
02:44 03 Feb 23
I attended Physio Fit to get my tennis elbow treated. Always a friendly greeting from the lovely reception staff, and my physio, Corey, was fantastic; very friendly, knowledgeable and provided treatment that was personalised and holistic. Following Corey's advice and exercise regime helped me get back to the activities I enjoy, pain-free. Highly recommended.
Debbie MossDebbie Moss
07:21 02 Feb 23
Have been taking my daughter here for quite a few months now for ongoing back issues. The care that she has been given through her Physiotherapist Corey, has been fantastic. Everything has been explained and if exercises have needed to be modified he has. Would thoroughly recommend this place for any Physio needs. All staff that we have dealt with have been friendly and professional. A great team and environment.
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