Allied Health

Mr Malcolm Walker our Podiatrist has experience in all areas of Podiatry and can help you find the right podiatry solutions for your feet. Foot, heel, orthotic and many other podiatry products/services are available. Our podiatrist will help your foot and ankle issues through non surgical techniques. Podiatrists treat a wide range of lower-extremity related pain and conditions and will take the time to find a diagnosis and solution for you.

If you are experiencing pain in your feet, ingrown or discoloured skin/nails, corns, skin rashes, foot odour, foot injuries or broader health problems such as diabetes or arthritis, recurrent tripping or falling, problems fitting comfortably in your regular shoes; or if you notice swelling, lumps, or redness on your feet, contact us to see the Podiatrist 

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We love keeping you active, healthy and happy.

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Physiotherapy keeps you moving. Benefits include decreasing pain, improving joint mobility, increasing strength and coordination and improved cardiac function. Whether you are dealing with chronic pain, recovering from an illness or injury, visiting our physiotherapist can help.

Our experienced Physiotherapists at MDHSS are here to help you maintain your sporting goals or to simply remain active. We treat a variety of sporting and non-sporting injuries, including:

  • Headaches
  • Neck pain
  • Back pain
  • Upper limb pathologies including shoulder, arm, elbow, wrist and hand pain.
  • Lower limb pathologies including hip, leg, knee, shin, ankle and foot pain.
  • Sciatica
  • Arthritis (osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Vertigo / Dizziness
  • Chronic pain

MDHSS Physiotherapists are available for treatment between Monday and Friday.

MDHSS Commonwealth Home Support Program provides home care services for eligible residents.

Our MDHSS Speech Therapist observes, diagnoses and treats communication disorders, including difficulties with speaking, listening, understanding language, reading, writing and stuttering.

The Speech Therapist works with people who have difficulty communicating because of developmental delays, stroke, brain injuries, learning disability, intellectual disability, cerebral palsy, dementia and hearing loss, as well as other problems that can affect speech and language.

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Our MDHSS Dietitian is a regulated healthcare professional licensed to assess, diagnose, and treat nutritional problems

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MDHSS Dietitian will provide expert nutrition and diet advice for people of all ages.

The MDHSS Dietitian will alter your nutrition, based upon your medical condition and individual needs.

Our Dietitian can help you the following issues:

  • Food Allergy
  • High Cholesterol
  • Diabetes
  • Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Are Overweight or Underweight.
  • Improving athletic performance

MDHSS Dietitians can help with many other health problems too as part of a Multi-Disciplinary team.

Please call 5158 0243 for more information.

Counselling services for children, adolescents, adults and families.

Counselling Services for children, adolescents, adults and families. If you think you need to talk to a health professional about your mental health then do so. We are here to help.

Counselling is available weekly, Monday to Wednesday at MDHSS. Counselling services aim to strengthen the capacities of families and individuals in the community, and minimise those at risk. The service provides a mix of counselling, practical assistance, service coordination, case advocacy and social support to people living in the region.

If you require help or just need someone to talk to please call  5158 0243 to make an appointment. Mental health is just as important as your physical health, don’t delay speaking to a counsellor because you think your issue is ‘not that bad’.

Counselling services include helping people with the following symptoms/issues:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Relationship/marriage trouble
  • Bullying
  • Anger issues
  • Poor sleep patterns
  • Dealing with grief or trauma
  • Eating issues
  • Pre-post natal issues
  • Drug & alcohol problems
  • Work related stresH
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Healing therapy

Myotherapy is a form of physical therapy focusing on

  • Assessment
  • Treatment and
  • Rehabilitationof musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction.

 

Who can benefit from a Myotherapy treatment?

EVERYONE!

For more information please call 0429893748

Myotherapy is a form of physical therapy used to treat or prevent soft tissue pain and restricted joint movement. The philosophy of Myotherapy is founded on Western medical principles including anatomy, physiology and biomechanics

You don’t need a referral from a doctor to make an appointment with a Myotherapist

Our MDHSS Myotherapist is available for treatment over two days, on Thursday and Friday each week.

Please call 0429893748

or

Book online at: http://mallacootamyotherapy.gettimely.com/ to make an appointment.