- Have you fallen recently?
- Do you want to reduce your risk of a trip or slip?
- Wanting to improve your strength and mobility?
Why Falls Prevention?
Staying active is the single most important thing you can do to prevent falls & remain independent. By keeping active, you can reduce your risk of falling by participating in activities that increase your strength & improve your balance. Attending a Falls Prevention class is a great way to remain active & independent in a safe & supervised environment. The Flex Out Physiotherapy Falls Prevention classes will encourage you to keep active with sensible exercises to suit your age & ability.
Benefits of Falls Prevention
- Improve strength & fitness
- Enhance balance & control
- Improve endurance & cardiovascular fitness
- Improve awareness of movements
- Maintain independence at home & in the community
- Reduce anxiety & improve mood state
- Heighten confidence & reduce fear of falling
Frequently asked questions
Do I need an assessment prior to commencing the class?
Yes. It will be conducted before you begin the group classes & will allow the therapist to gain an understanding of your goals & capabilities.
What is the cost of a Falls Prevention class?
For private clients, per session packages are available. Subsidied may also be available through the Active Ageing. Please contact your nearest clinic directly to find out more.
When do Falls Prevention classes run?
Class timetables vary. Please contact your nearest clinic directly to find out the available time slots for each location.
Do I need a doctor’s referral?
No. In Australia accredited exercise physiologists and physiotherapists are first contact practitioners, so a referral is not required to attend for treatment. However, a doctor’s referral may be recommended for participants with particular health conditions.
Are Flex Out Physiotherapy preferred providers to any private health fund?
Yes. Flex Out Physiotherapy are a preferred provider for Medibank, BUPA & NIB private health funds, which provides members with additional discounts and maximum rebates on services
Is there a cancellation policy?
At Flex Out Physiotherapy, we understand people get busy & from time to time, emergencies come up & things change. If you cannot keep your appointment, please call us as soon as possible so we can reschedule your appointment.