Salisbury House Medical & Dental Center offers Specialist services.


Salisbury House Medical & Dental Center offers bulk billing GP services as well as Specialist services. You can rely on us for  your needs like:

  • Men’s health,
  • Skin checks,
  • Immunizations
  • Flu vaccinations.


Feel free to consult a specialist at Salisbury House for

  • Chronic conditions
  • Skin checks
  • Immunizations
  • Podiatry
  • Physio
  • Many More Specialist Services

During your first visit to a physiotherapist (physical therapist), you can expect a comprehensive assessment of your condition and an initial discussion about your health and medical history. Here’s what typically happens during a first physiotherapy appointment:

1. Registration and Paperwork:
– You may need to fill out initial paperwork, providing information about your personal details, medical history, and any specific concerns or conditions you have. Some clinics may have online forms you can complete before your visit.

2. Introduction and Background Information:
– The physiotherapist will introduce themselves and gather background information about your health, including details about your lifestyle, work, and any specific activities or sports you participate in.

3. Medical History Review:
– The physiotherapist will review your medical history, asking about any previous injuries, surgeries, or ongoing health conditions. They may also inquire about medications you are taking.

4. Discussion of Current Issues:
– You will have the opportunity to discuss the current issues or symptoms that led you to seek physiotherapy. Provide details about when the symptoms started, their severity, and any factors that worsen or alleviate them.

5. Physical Assessment:
– The physiotherapist will conduct a physical assessment to evaluate your posture, flexibility, strength, joint mobility, and any specific movements related to your condition. This may involve performing various physical tests and measurements.

6. Diagnosis and Treatment Plan:
– Based on the assessment findings, the physiotherapist will discuss their initial diagnosis and proposed treatment plan. This may include specific exercises, manual therapy, modalities (such as heat or ice therapy), and education on self-management techniques.

7. Demonstration and Practice of Exercises:
– If exercises are part of your treatment plan, the physiotherapist will demonstrate the exercises and guide you on how to perform them correctly. They may provide printed or electronic materials for you to refer to at home.

8. Goal Setting:
– The physiotherapist will work with you to establish realistic and achievable goals for your rehabilitation. These goals may include pain reduction, improved mobility, increased strength, or a return to specific activities.

9. Education on Condition and Self-Care:
– The physiotherapist will provide information about your condition, explaining how physiotherapy can help and offering advice on self-care strategies. This may include ergonomics, postural correction, and lifestyle modifications.

10.Follow-Up Sessions and Home Program:
– The physiotherapist may recommend a schedule for follow-up sessions and discuss the importance of consistency in your home exercise program. They will also provide guidance on managing symptoms between sessions.

Remember to communicate openly with your physiotherapist, ask questions, and share any concerns you may have. The first visit is crucial for establishing a collaborative relationship and developing a personalized treatment plan to address your specific needs.