Allied health care professionals work as a team to help you recover from injury, illness or surgery.
Dietitians offer expert advice on nutrition and diet, to help you make changes to improve your long term health and wellbeing. You may see a dietitian as part of your health care plan.
Hydrotherapy involves exercising in a pool to help treat a condition and/or improve your recovery after injury, illness or surgery. Exercising in heated water helps reduce the pressure and stress on your body and joints.
Inpatient rehabilitation occurs when you are staying in hospital to help you recover from injury, illness or surgery so you can return to the best health possible.
Occupational therapy can help you participate in every day activities by working with you to set and achieve rehabilitation goals.
Orthopaedic rehabilitation helps you recover from fractures, bone or joint surgery and is delivered by specialist health care professionals within the hospital.
Outpatient rehabilitation occurs when you visit a hospital or rehabilitation service for treatment without having to stay overnight, or when you receive care in your home after being in hospital following an injury, illness or surgery.
Physiotherapy treats disease, injury or disorders using physical methods such as exercise and joint manipulation.
If you have had major surgery or have suffered serious ill health, you may benefit from reconditioning as part of your rehabilitation program.