Working together, our team tailors and delivers a rehabilitation program suited to individual goals and personal needs; incorporating elements of physical, cognitive and emotional therapy, as well as educational support.

Ageing

For people who have physical ailments associated with ageing and require strengthening, support and education, to help maintain their strength, safety and independence.

Arthritis

This program is for people who have diagnosed osteoarthritis or other arthritis conditions and is designed to help you manage your condition or support pre or post-surgical management; with the aim of increasing your confidence in managing arthritis and undertaking regular physical activity.

Cancer

For people before, during or after cancer treatment to provide support through education and exercise to address the physical, emotional and social areas impacted by treatment, including restoring movement and strength, managing fatigue and rebuilding overall confidence.

Cardiac rehabilitation

For people recovering from an acute cardiac episode, such as a heart attack, open heart surgery, and angioplasty/ stent, or who have a chronic cardiac condition such as heart failure. This program provides education, exercise and encouragement of behaviours to minimise the risk of further cardiac problems.

Driver rehabilitation

The driver rehabilitation program aims to assist people to return to driving when they are safe and ready, following an injury or illness.

Falls and balance

For people with symptoms of dizziness or imbalance as a result of damage to the inner ear or brain and people who are at risk of falling, to assess, educate and improve physical wellbeing, increase confidence and independence in movement and mobility and minimise the risk of and consequences of falling.

Home-based rehabilitation

Rehabilitation in the home (RITH) is a community-based service for people who require rehabilitation after a hip or knee replacement.

Mental health

Epworth Clinic is a comprehensive mental health service providing a multidisciplinary team approach to the treatment of mental health conditions for your patients.

Neurological rehabilitation

This encompasses stroke, concussion, spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injury, Parkinson’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis (MS) or Guillain Barre Syndrome. 

Orthopaedic and musculoskeletal rehabilitation

For people who have had joint replacement surgery, amputation, fractures, spinal surgery and muscular dysfunction. 

Orthopaedic trauma 

The multi-trauma orthopaedic program supports people who have sustained atraumatic orthopaedic injury, minor brain injuries, complex wounds and burns following an accident, including a motor vehicle or work-related accident.

Pain management

For people who suffer from chronic or persistent pain. This program encompasses psychological, physical and activity-based approaches to improve skills in managing pain.

Pulmonary rehabilitation

For people with chronic respiratory conditions such as COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), emphysema, asthma, pulmonary fibrosis and lung cancer; or people who have had a recent pulmonary episode, lung or thoracic surgery.

This program aims to help participants regain strength and endurance, reduce symptoms of breathlessness and fatigue and learn practical copings strategies to target mood disturbances such as anxiety and depression.

Reconditioning

For people who have had major surgery or have suffered serious ill health and may have lost their independence and need additional support.

Return to work, school and the community

To support people to return to work, school or in the community.

Sleep unit 

Performing overnight, day and at-home sleep studies to diagnose a range of sleep disorder. 

Weight and nutrition reconditioning 

Bodywise is a reconditioning program for people diagnosed with obesity, high blood pressure, type-2 diabetes, high cholesterol, coronary heart disease, stroke or osteoarthritis.

Specialty rehabilitation clinics

Allied Health Clinic

The Allied Health Clinic provides direct access to individual allied health disciplines without the need for a referral.

Concussion Clinic

A multidisciplinary clinic to assess and manage people who display ongoing concussion symptoms as a result of a head knock.

Olfactory Impairment Clinic

Epworth is the first rehabilitation facility within Australia to offer an Olfactory Impairment Clinic to assess and manage the loss of smell (known as olfaction) and associated changes in taste.

Spasticity Clinic

This clinic provide comprehensive assessment and long-term management for individuals with either upper limb or lower limb spasticity as a result of a neurological condition.