Return to Work

Physically Active provides functional exercise prescription for the purpose of returning an injured worker to suitable work activities.

This includes prescription of a tailored exercise program which is appropriate to the worker's injury and work demands, as well as specific work activities such as increasing movement capacity.

Physically Active's Accredited Exercise Physiologists are recognised by WorkCover, and funding for exercise physiology treatment can be subsidised.


Dept of Veterans' Affairs

Entitled Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA) clients may be referred for clinically necessary exercise physiology treatment by their General Practitioner.


Chronic Disease Management Program

Medicare offers a rebate for up to 5 appointments for patients with chronic and complex care needs. Physically Active does not charge any out-of-pocket expense for these appointments. Talk to your GP about obtaining a referral to Physically Active for these appointments.

A chronic medical condition is one that has been (or is likely to be) present for six months or longer. For example: asthma, cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, musculoskeletal conditions and stroke. There is no list of eligible conditions; however the CDM items are designed for patients who require a structured approach, including those requiring ongoing care from a multidisciplinary team.


Type 2 Diabetes Group Services Initiave

Medicare offers a rebate for upto 8 appointments for patients diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes. The appointments consist of an initial individual appointment, followed by upto 8 appointments in a group-setting. Talk to your GP about obtaining a referral to Physically Active for these appointments.


Private Health Fund Rebates

Exercise physiology treatment can be covered by your private health fund provider, however rebates do vary. 

Click here for a list of Private Health Funds that provide rebates for Physically Active's exercise physiologists.