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Occupational Therapy

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Why Choose Occupational Therapy at Health First Group?

Occupational Therapy at Health First Group focuses on helping people of all ages to perform daily activities more efficiently and comfortably, regardless of physical, sensory, or cognitive limitations. Our services are designed to improve independence, enhance development, and prevent disability.

Our Occupational Therapy Services Include:

  1. In-Clinic Services: Visit our Mount Isa clinic for face-to-face consultations and therapy sessions in a comfortable and fully equipped environment.
  2. In-Home Occupational Therapy:** We bring our services to your home, offering convenience and care in your own environment. This is ideal for individuals who find it challenging to travel due to physical limitations or prefer the comfort of their home.
  3. Online (Telehealth) Services: Our telehealth services provide remote consultations and therapy sessions through digital platforms, ensuring access to our services regardless of location.
  4. Hospital in the Home: We offer hospital-level occupational therapy services at home, catering to patients who require intensive care and rehabilitation.

Our Specialties

People With Disabilities (NDIS Participants): Our therapists are skilled in assisting with assistive technology, home modifications, and capacity building to support your NDIS plan.

  Aged Care: We help seniors maintain independence by providing tailored therapies that focus on home safety, fall prevention, and daily living skills.

 Paediatric Occupational Therapy: Our paediatric OTs specialise in helping children with developmental challenges, sensory processing issues, and other paediatric conditions.

Comprehensive Care: From home modifications to chronic pain management, stroke rehabilitation, and dementia care, our therapists are equipped to handle a wide range of needs.

Your Journey with Health First OT:

Initial Assessment: Your therapy begins with a comprehensive assessment to understand your needs and goals.

Customised Treatment Plan: Based on the assessment, we develop a personalised treatment plan that aligns with your specific requirements.

Ongoing Support and Care: Our therapists will work closely with you, your family, and other healthcare providers to ensure consistent and effective care.

Other unique offerings


Physiotherapy Services

Individualised Physio treatment to get you back on track
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Spinal Decompression Therapy

Spinal Decompression Therapy

Modern, non-invasive treatment for chronic back and neck pain
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Shockwave Therapy Service

Shockwave Therapy

An effective treatment option for a range of chronic disorders
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Dry Needling

Dry Needling Services

Trigger point therapy to improve healing of chronic muscle injury or tightness
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Clinical Pilates Services

Clinical Pilates Services

Low impact exercise used for rehabilitation, particularly after injury or surgery
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Frequently Asked Questions

What does an Occupational Therapy session involve?

At our initial consultation, our expert Occupational Therapist will conduct an in-depth assessment to get to know you, your aspirations, and your goals. This conversation is vital in tailoring a rehabilitation plan that’s just right for you. We believe in a collaborative approach, ensuring the plan we develop is closely aligned with your unique rehabilitation journey.

How can I prepare for my first appointment?

To get the most out of your first session, please bring along any relevant medical documents or paperwork that can shed light on your health history. Also, it’s a good idea to write down any questions or concerns you might have. This preparation will ensure that you can have a comprehensive and effective chat with our therapist.

Is Occupational Therapy covered by my insurance?

We’re committed to making therapy accessible. Our services are insurance-friendly, and we provide convenient Hicaps facilities on-site to streamline the billing process. Be sure to check with your insurance provider about your coverage details for Occupational Therapy.

How can I make a referral to Health First OT?

No referral needed. You can book an appointment. Alternatively discuss this with your GP

Accessing our services is straightforward – no referral is needed. You’re welcome to book an appointment directly with us. Alternatively, if you prefer, you can have a yarn with your GP who can provide further guidance. Our aim is to make your path to rehabilitation as easy and direct as possible.

Acknowledging Our Community

In the spirit of reconciliation, Health First acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the country throughout Australia. We pay our respect to their Elders past, present, and future.

What we are about

Our practictioners are AHPRA registered physiotherapists

All of our physiotherapists are registered with the AHPRA and have completed post-graduate education yearly to supplement their education and knowledge for a high standard of patient care.

What we are about

Multiple clinics, same industry-leading service

Our team across all clinics locations at Health First are highly experienced and skilled in treating a wide variety of injuries. We understand that no two patients or injuries are the same. This is why we ensure every patient enjoys tailored physio treatment and is handled professionally, with the highest level of care.

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