Health First Group is proudly registered as a provider under the National Disability and Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
Our passionate and committed therapists are experienced in helping people of all ages and varied conditions achieve their goals. Our goal is to tackle barriers head-on to improve independence and increase the confidence of our patients. We can put together a plan to help you or your loved one now and into the future.
Our therapists are experienced in the treatment of multiple chronic conditions such as physical disabilities (amputations, post-surgical), intellectual disabilities, acquired brain injuries, neurological conditions (strokes, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s, cerebral palsy), heart and lung conditions, spinal cord injuries and much more.
We can help with:
Physical disabilities (amputations, post-surgical)
Acquired brain injuries
Neurological conditions (strokes, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s, cerebral palsy)
Heart and lung conditions
Spinal cord injuries
Physio Boss is a Physiotherapy clinic predominantly focused on the assessment and treatment of children from 0 to 18 years old.
The clinic is based in Edge Hill but also offers home or community visits.
I (Annemarie Boss) strive to provide effective, family centred and goal oriented Physiotherapy sessions. I am an experienced Physiotherapist with extensive knowledge and skills in assessing and treating children with a broad variety of conditions and syndromes.
I have lived in Cairns since 2012 and was based in the Sunshine coast and The Netherlands before this.
Please ring me on 04 47934531 or email me at email@example.com to discuss options for appointments.
FNQ Rehab Team consists of an experienced Senior Physiotherapist, Social Worker, 6 x Exercise Physiologists; 1 x Paediatric Occupational Therapist; 4 x Administration Staff.
Our team of EP's: David; Lauren; Brianna; Kathryn, Rachael and Kyle, work with clients in land based and/or hydrotherapy consultations within Participant's homes, clinic locations, gymnasiums, public pools, private pools, and the community. NDIS registered.
The Team has special interests in working with individuals with a disability and the elderly.
We currently provide services within the Cairns, Gordonvale, Yarrabah, Babinda, Innisfail, Mossman, Mission Beach, Tully, Mareeba and Tablelands regions via home/clinic/pool/gym visits and telehealth.
We take a holistic approach to healthcare and wellbeing to improve the functional capacity and quality of life of participants through:
improved daily living capabilities
improved health and wellbeing
the ability to engage in the community, including social activities
overall strength and capacity improvements
We specialise in supporting people with a wide range of physical and cognitive disabilities and mental health conditions including but not limited to:
Brain Injury or Stroke
Autism / ASD
Motor Neurone Disease
Spinal Cord Injury
Colin Morris – Social Worker, specialises in supporting diverse people with differing abilities. He works from a critical structural anti-oppressive framework that takes into consideration a variety of needs. Colin has experience working with young people with disabilities in Sil and Child Protection Residential Care. This includes young people with a diagnosis of ASD, ADHD, and intellectual disabilities. Colin has lived experience of physical disability and really enjoys working with teenagers and young adults in order to use his knowledge and skills in supporting them with their own personal experience in the NDIS.
Provides Physiotherapy services.
Clifton Beach Physiotherapy
Shop 2, Clifton Village Shopping Centre,
Clifton Beach p:4059 1218
Port Douglas Physiotherapy
Shop 9, 51 Macrossan Street (Regal Building)
Port Douglas p:4099 4464
Health Moves Exercise Physiology
Providing services to Cairns and Mossman.
Exercise Physiology services to assist with daily living and health and wellbeing
Rehab space on site. Hydraulic equipment suited for clients with reduced mobility, joint dysfunction and lower levels of fitness. Diabetes group exercise programs. Lifestyle change programs: My Health for Life and 1:1 services - Medicare/ DVA rebateable service, Falls prevention classes.
EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY CAPACITY
- Cairns: capacity for clinic based (1:1 and group) and home visits.
- Mossman: limited capacity for gym based, home visits and hydrotherapy
- Innisfail: capacity for 4 new clients, home based and hydrotherapy Fortnightly (also able to accept referrals for client in locations between Gordonvale and Innisfail as they can be seen whilst driving to and from Innisfail)
- We have increased capacity for paediatric clients with our AEP that has special interest in paediatrics, in particular she enjoys working with ECI age clients.
Allied Health Assistant
Health Moves Exercise Physiology now has an allied health assistant Kim Tate on their team. Kim will be working very closely with our exercise physiologists to provide quality exercise interventions to participants. Kim is about to enter her third year of a sports science degree and is a cert VI qualified personal trainer, thus Kim has experience and skills to equip her to work towards the best outcomes for particiapnts. Kim is currently assisting our exercise physiologists in Mossman and Jullatten and has capacity to take new clients in Cairns. All participants will be assessed by an exercise physiologist and will be provided an individualised exercise program and plan, Kim will then guide them through their program and participants will be reviewed at regular intervals to ensure they are on track to meet their goals. Working with a combination of an exercise physiologist and allied health assistant is a great way to access regular services in a budget friendly way.
Kim is extremely passionate about helping people improve their lives through the power of exercise and functional movement. Kim enjoys working with clients of all ages, and looks forward to helping people to move to better health.
CAIRNS CAPACITY for clinic based (1:1 and group), home visits and hydrotherapy.
Contact 4281 6889 or firstname.lastname@example.org to make a booking or register using the below link
Exercise Physiology/ Personal Trainer
Health Moves Exercise Physiology provides exercise physiology, allied health assistant and personal training services to Cairns, Port Douglas, Mossman, Jullatten and surrounds. Our exercise physiologists specialise in musculoskeletal, neurological and mental health conditions such as Multiple sclerosis, multiple sclerosis parkinson's disease, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, cerebrovascular accident, autism spectrum disorder, mental illness, global development delay, dementia and motor neurone disease.
We operate out of a private clinic in Cairns with a small but functional gym which caters for participants of all ages and is fully accessible. We also deliver services at public pools, visit participants homes and other gyms if requested. We provide one on one services and a variety of group services that assist participants to not only meet their physical goals but goals relating to social inclusion and community participation.
Our exercise physiologists run the following groups: (Our group exercise sessions are capped at 8 participants and are a mix of clients of all abilities)
· Hydrotherapy 3 days a week at Tobruk Pool
· Move to Health: each participant has an individual program designed to meet their goals
· Falls prevention/ Osteoporosis class
· Diabetes management
· My health for life: lifestyle behaviour change program, great for carers
· Move with women: exercise/ education class for women over 18
The following sessions are delivered by our personal trainer either one on one or in a group:
· Caring for carers: an exercise program designed to ensure carers are taking care of themselves and are functionally equipped to take care of their loved ones
· Female only functional strength and conditioning
· Sports specific strength and conditioning for participants that are, or would like to take part in sports.
FUNctional fitness program for females between 15- 30 years to improve their health and well-being through functional training.
Please contact us on: 4281 6889 or email@example.com
Or register using the following link: https://healthmovesexercisephysiology.snapforms.com.au/form/ndis-registration-form-
FNQ Health Co. is your health & wellness clinic based in the Northern Beaches of Cairns.
Provides a range of allied health services including physiotherapy, exercise physiology, Clinical Nutrition, Podiatry, Massage Therapy, Hydrotherapy and Telehealth/home visits.
At FNQ Health Co. we help people get back to doing the things that matter most to them.
We have a special interest in pregnancy and women's health Physio. We also love treating general musculoskeletal aches and pains, including sporting injuries and chronic pain. We accept work related injuries, DVA and insurance claims as well as EPC Medicare plans.
We believe that the body has an amazing capacity for healing and recovery, given the right guidance and respect. We not only fix your complaint, but recommend ways to help you stay strong and pain free in the future.
At FNQ Health Co. we aim to provide you with the best experience, to help you get the most out of your life! Find out how by getting in touch with us today, we would love to hear from you!
Our NDIS team are a group of highly experienced Allied Health Professionals who work closely with participants to identify their needs and assist in achieving goals.
We believe in leading change through a holistic, passionate and team driven approach.
We offer services to participants on NDIS plans that are of adult age and in addition to assessments in our gym or suite rooms, we are also able to offer home assessments and telehealth appointments.
Services offered include:
· Functional capacity assessments;
· Improved daily living skills and retraining;
· AT assessments and prescription;
· Equipment prescription;
· Manual and powered wheelchair assessment and prescription;
· Minor home modifications;
· Early intervention;
· Falls assessment and prevention;
· Manual handling training and programs;
· Manual therapy
· Gait and mobility assessment and intervention;
· General balance, strength and conditioning assessment and programs;
· Nutrition assessments and planning;
· Rehabilitation exercises classes;
· Parkinson’s disease rehabilitation;
· Persistent Pain program;
· Cardiac rehabilitation;
· Comprehensive report writing.
National 360 (previously called National OT)
Therapists are mobile and provide home visits.
Speech pathology - Telehealth only
Behaviour support - Telehealth only
Cairns and Atherton Tablelands.
Atherton Tablelands. Home visits on a regular basis from April 2022. Services that we can provide include (but are not limited to):
• Early intervention
• Falls prevention and assessment
• AT and equipment prescription, including manual and powered mobility, sports specific AT, walking frames, standing frames, shower chairs, etc.
• Manual handling training and plans
• Gait and mobility assessment and intervention
• General strength and conditioning programs
National Service - Our team provides services in occupational therapy, speech therapy and physiotherapy disciplines. Our clinicians specialise in a range of conditions across the lifespan covering paediatric and adult populations.
Andrew Price Business Relationship Officer
Phone 0481 834 896 OT (TELEHEALTH)
Located on the iconic and accessible Cairns Esplanade, the Spinal Life Healthy Living Centre is dedicated to supporting the health and wellbeing of people with spinal cord damage and other physical disabilities.
Everything about the Centre has been built to be fully accessible for wheelchair and mobility device users, from the accommodation to the Active Gym, Café and Community Rooms.
Spinal Life Australia is a leading provider of advocacy, therapy and supports for people with spinal cord damage and related physical disabilities.
With more than 55 years of experience, the organisation works in partnership with clients to assist them to achieve their goals and live independently.
The organisation also offers a range of member services including regional networks to meet like-minded people and share information and experiences, as well as advocate for change on a local, state and national level.
Exercise Physiology at Healthy Living Centre. Provides support for sessions at accessible Active Gym or Hydro Pool. Development of informed exercise and training plans.
Exercise Physiologist: Elise Reddicliffe firstname.lastname@example.org
Neuro Physiotherapist: Julie Ince
Spinal Life Carins - Accommodation
The Healthy Living Centre is a premium accessible accommodation and disability care provider. We provide short and medium term accommodation and relaxing holiday retreats for people with a disability and their friends and families.
Healthy Living Centre has 7 self-contained, fully accessible units, with 1 or 2 bedrooms.
Offer options for short-term, transitional or holiday accommodation
Our centre is located on the Cairns Esplanade and offers seven fully accessible apartments featuring the latest adaptive equipment and home automation technology. Each room has been thoughtfully designed to ensure your stay is comfortable and stress free.
Whether you’re looking for short or medium term accommodation, attending a medical appointment or needing a relaxing holiday retreat, we’re here to make your stay as enjoyable and stress-free as possible.
Phone 1300 774 625, 2-4 Smith Street, North Cairns, QLD 4870
https://www.spinalhealthyliving.com.au/accommodation Book online https://www.spinalhealthyliving.com.au/shop
Babies and Children's Physiotherapy - Specialising in disability.
Physiotherapist with over 27 years experience.
Family friendly physiotherapy clinic and home visits.
I will provide your child with the specialist paediatric care they require. I specialise in treating children with:
Delays in meeting gross motor milestones
Torticollis and plagiocephaly
Hypermobility and joint laxity
Developmental Co-ordination Disorder
Vestibular and balance disorders
NDIS registered Physiotherapist providing hands on treatment and equipment prescription.
Family centred approach to achieve clients goals.
Providing Physiotherapy for the Tableland and Cairns community also has rooms at Amaroo Medical Centre.
A dynamic and progressive company made up of a dedicated team of skilled health professionals and support staff.
Our therapists strive for excellence in client care by providing a caring environment to guide you towards your health goals.
Cairns Total Physio has been providing exemplary physiotherapy and exercise physiology services to the NDIS participants since its inception in 2017. Cairns Total Physio employs caring, compassionate, and professional therapists who expertly structure the rehabilitation and care of each participant based on their individual goals, wishes and beliefs. Our providers work closely with the participant, their family and support workers/coordinators to deliver a smooth hassle-free service to all NDIS participants.
Locations are at - Westcourt, Mt Sheridan, Redlynch, Mareeba and Smithfield
Alliance Rehabilitation is one of the largest private, interdisciplinary health teams in North Queensland. We believe in leading change through a holistic, passionate, and team-driven approach to service.
From health and wellbeing to disability and support, we provide diverse services, both public and private, to help you achieve your goals and attain quality of life.
Alliance Rehabilitation is a Registered National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Provider with a wide range of therapy services, assessments for home modification and assistive technology through the NDIS.
Face to face appointments are available now for:
Dietetics & nutrition
Our greater team visits by appointment (and via telehealth), with the practitioners chosen before each visit to meet community need. These include:
Services are also available privately or through the Department of Veteran Affairs (DVA), WorkCover Queensland, the National Injury Insurance Scheme (NIISQ), corporate and Medicare arrangements.
Alliance Rehabilitation Cairns clinic is located at Level 2, 19 Aplin Street. Appointments are by booking only, call 07 4772 1219 or email email@example.com
Specialist Paediatric Physiotherapist with extensive experience specialising in working with children with complex and rare genetic, neurological and metabolic conditions.
FNQ Kidz was created after identifying a gap in holistic and client centred care for children who are vulnerable to “slipping through the cracks”.
With extensive experience in working with children with intellectual disabilities, rare conditions and complex contributing circumstances in Melbourne, FNQ Kidz brings this well-rounded and first class experience to Far North Queensland: from the Thursday Island to Innisfail, FNQ Kidz is dedicated to achieving the best possible outcomes for the child and their families.
Owen has 37 years experience in generalist physiotherapy work, 50% in public hospital and 50% in private practice including all types of neurological and orthopaedic post acute rehabilitation and chronic pain. Not yet available for routine physiotherapy in the home however can assist the development of physiotherapy and occupational therapy services for NDIS clients in the Atherton, Mareeba, and Evelyn Tablelands.
Donna Fallon (Bubbles Physio Director and Senior Physiotherapist) has over 10 years physiotherapy experience with previous roles including senior physiotherapist (Paediatrics) within Queensland Health. This paediatric experience includes almost all areas from the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and special care nursery (SCN), paediatric ward, outpatients, acute and subacute as well as working within the community at the Child Development Service.
Kristen Holland (Senior Physiotherapist) completed a Bachelor of Human Movement and Exercise Science (Clinical Practice) in 2012, graduating with a Doctor of Physiotherapy from the University of Melbourne in 2015. Kristen has worked the past 5years at Bayside Special Developmental School and has experience with wheelchair and equipment prescription and aquatic physiotherapy. Special areas of interest include remote health, aquatic physiotherapy and paediatric physiotherapy.
Location - Innisfail, Atherton, Cairns and monthly in Mossman
Developmental delays / Neurodevelopment input (regardless of diagnosis)
Walking patterns and feet assessment
Infant development and handling for pre-term and term babies
Gross motor delays
Low tone (hypotonia) and increased tone (hypertonia)
Coordination and motor planning difficulties
Other: by discussion
NDIS: Servicing self-managed and plan-managed NDIS participants. NOT an NDIS registered provider.
What to Bring:
Any referrals, specialist reports, imaging (Xray, MRI), letters from other health professionals or kindy teachers, any information you wish to share with your physiotherapist
NDIS plan (NDIS clients)
Private Health insurance card
List of goals/questions about your child
Physiotherapist has Medicare Provider number.
Mobile HICAPS provider: (Please note not all health funds eligible).
149a Martyn Street, Paramatta Park Cairns
AG Physio & Wellbeing is a thriving hub of world-class physiotherapists, remedial massage therapists, sports therapists, and innovative wellness options such as Pilates and yoga.
Visit us now and let us help you improve your quality of life, strengthen your body and mind, and relieve your pain through non-invasive methods
Speciality Areas, Paediatrics, Functional capacity assessments, Exercise physiology, Aquatic therapy …
Disability services available at Cairns
Get out and about in the local community
Individual and group supports are offered to give people with disability more access to the local Cairns community. Activities and outings our clients enjoy include:
Attending sporting matches
Restaurants and dining
Using public transport
Whatever your goals, we’re determined to help you get there. We provide a range of integrated therapies including:
Occupational therapy - Occupational therapists can work with you to be more involved in the activities you enjoy, build new skills and grow your independence. Whether your goal is to make life at home easier or to master a specific activity that's important to you, our therapists can work with you on a range of goals around self-care, school readiness, fine motor skills, social and life skills, equipment prescription and home modifications.
OT is Leah Rudd
Creative, Recreational & Life Skills Programs
CPL's Cairns service has a thriving creative program, as well as offering capacity building opportunities for clients who want to learn new skills. Activities include:
In Home support for children, teenagers and adults
In home disability support can have a huge impact on your life. We invest time in matching you with someone who can work with your values and your lifestyle, so you can live life just the way you want. We can support you with:
Getting ready for school, university or work
Getting ready for bed
Light domestic duties
We're passionate about supporting individuals to gain paid employment. We have a range of disability employment and training pathways that are supportive, practical and designed to help you reach your goals and employment aspirations.
At CPL, we have a range of housing options that work for you. From short-term accommodation to supported independent living, our accommodation options are here to help maximise your independence. We understand that everyone has different support needs and different goals for what living independently means for them and that’s why we offer a range of support options that can be tailored to your needs and goals. For Supported Accommodation Vacancies around Qld go to https://www.cpl.org.au/SILvacancies
Specialised Allied Health Services for Northern Territory and North Queensland including rural and remote locations.
Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Social Work / Counselling
Cairns region from Yarrabah to Northern Beaches
Far North Queensland to Cape York (including all communities throughout to TSI)
Regular remote trips throughout Cape York
OT / FCE assessments
Physiotherapy (face to face and telehealth)
Occupational Therapy (face to face and telehealth)
Social Work / Counselling (face to face and telehealth)
All services can be provided at home, within the clinic or on country
Exercise Physiologist, Physiotherapists, Home Visits, Hydrotherapy, Exercise Classes, Osteopath, Remedial Massage and Occupational Therapist.
At Wellness Embodied, our Vision is to make Cairns the Healthiest City in Australia and our holistic, multi-disciplinary team practice according to our values of Compassion, Leadership, Integrity, Consistency & Kindness.
Our Cairns Physiotherapists offer in clinic appointments, as well as home visits from Edmonton to Palm Cove (with capacity to service Innisfail & Yarrabah with sufficient participants). We also offer 1;1 hydrotherapy in several Cairns pools, as well as in clinic Rehab Exercise classes, Clinical Pilates, Onero Osteoporosis/ Osteopenia classes, GLA;d hip/ knee arthritis classes. Our clinical interest areas include, but are not limited to, kids & adults neurological rehabilitation (MS, post stroke, developmental delay, Cerebral Palsy, mental health concerns, poor mobility, Parkinson’s disease and more), vestibular rehabilitation (for vertigo, dizziness, motion sickness and balance issues), post concussion syndrome/ traumatic brain injury, pain management, DMA Clinical Pilates, Craniosacral therapy, myofascial release, stretching and more. We tailor our services to meet your specific needs.
We provide in clinic, as well as home visit Physiotherapy and AT script writing in our Cooktown clinic, as well as in Hopevale & Wujal Wujal.
Our Exercise Physiologist Kate works with clients of all ages to improve their strength, mobility & function in our in-clinic Rehab Gym @ 30 Scott Street, Parramatta Park. She works in school hours Thursday & Friday and has some limited home visit capacity
Other services in our Cairns clinics: Remedial Massage, Naturopathy, Osteopathy, Custom Orthotics, Physiotherapist led running assessments & strength & conditioning.
We listen to our clients, ensuring their needs are heard and are paramount in the development of treatment plans.
Referrals are not necessary to book an assessment or session with one of our Cairns NDIS physiotherapists.
For clients who are plan managed, we are generally able to invoice your plan managers directly. Self-funded clients often pay us directly and claim the money back themselves.
Please note: We can offer video consults for clients who are unable to attend our clinic in person frequently or live in remote areas such as Torres Strait or Cape York. Contact us for more information on 07 4231 9777.
30 Scott Street, Parramatta Park, 4870
32 Helen Street, Cooktown, 4895
Judy Taylor - B.app Sc (Physio) P.G. cert.
Continence and Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation and Incontinence. Judy also understands the effects of ageing on muscle strength and balance and the ability to continue functioning in all aspects of daily life. Helping clients to strengthen their bodies through group or individual exercise programs.
Providing affordable services to the community since 1990
At Performance Physio we treat a range of general Musculoskeletal conditions, Post Operative patients and Women’s Health.
Performance Physio Mareeba is dedicated to providing the highest quality of care for all patients using the latest evidence-based techniques to get the results that you need.