Meet Corey. He currently lives with his Mum and Uncle and has a pet bird named Georgie. Corey works 33 hours a week, is an avid video gamer and is about to start learning to drive. These are huge achievements, as Corey’s life was turned upside down in 2019 after Read More →
More on this At Independent Rehabilitation Services, our focus is community neuro rehabilitation and disability. As part of the wider organisation, we have an experienced team of physiotherapists who specialise in movement and function related to conditions or injuries of the central nervous system and neuro muscular system. Our clinicians Read More →
Meet Trent. He sustained a traumatic brain injury, as well as fractures to his neck and pelvis in a motor vehicle accident in 2020. This resulted in a range of cognitive and behavioural challenges, as well as restricted neck movement, pain and significantly reduced left arm strength. When we first Read More →
A group of our Physios were treated to an inspiring in-service presentation at Push Mobility, a leading disability equipment provider here in Melbourne. Push Mobility’s fantastic presenters, Danielle & Will, showcased a huge range of cutting-edge equipment, demonstrating how power assist devices, beach accessibility, recreational equipment, sports gear, accessories, ramps Read More →
Several of our clinicians underwent a two day workshop in Motivational Interviewing, led by the amazing Dr. Kylie McKenzie, Clinical Psychologist and Motivational Interviewing Trainer. A lot of thinking, reflecting, smiling, laughing, role playing and discussion went down over the two days. Such a productive workshop which will be extremely Read More →
On Thursday, IRS held our first social group bringing together clients who have had a brain injury to share experiences and meet new people. Some of the topics discussed by the group included what it’s like to wake up in the hospital not knowing what happened to you, how to Read More →
A warm welcome to Josie who joined our physiotherapy team last week. Josie is a Senior Physiotherapist and has worked with a broad variety of patients in both the private and public sectors, from those in hospital to those needing expert care in their home. Josie also has a keen Read More →
A big welcome to Claudia to the IRS fam. Claudia joins the physio team and has had first hand experience of the difference a physio can make having competed in sport at an elite level. Why did you choose Physio as your career? I have always loved the idea of Read More →
IRS Physiotherapist featured in Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) video: Build your confidence in working with people with disability
The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) has put together a video featuring physiotherapists talking about working with people with a disability and also includes interviews with their clients. Watch this inspiring video to see the positive impact physiotherapy can have.
At the end of 2019, Independent Rehabilitation Services set out to develop a telehealth service, but little did they realise how essential this mode of service delivery would become.