Frequently Asked Questions
How much does treatment cost?
Prices vary dependent on ACC, private and insurer related claims ($25 – $70). ACC part-fund accident related claims. Please contact us for a full list of treatment charges.
Materials such as tape, braces or exercise equipment are not usually covered by ACC or insurers and are also charged to the patient.
What forms of payment do you accept?
Payment is required on the day of treatment. The clinic accepts cash, cheque, eftpos and credit card.
What is covered by ACC?
ACC contribute to part of your treatment costs for approved ACC claims. In general ACC define an accident as a one-off event that involves external force (including gravity) that results in personal injury i.e a slip, trip, fall, car accident etc.
Wounds, lacerations, sprains, strains, fractures, dislocations and work-related injuries are usually covered. If you are unsure if your problem is an ACC related problem our physiotherapists are able to discuss this with you.
Do I need a doctor’s referral to come to physiotherapy?
No! Physiotherapists are ‘primary health care professionals’ this means you can come directly to physio without a referral. If there is a need to see your GP or another type of health professional your physiotherapist will advise you accordingly.
Do Morrinsville Physiotherapy lodge new ACC paperwork?
Yes! If your problem fits the definition of injury outlined by ACC, Morrinsville Physiotherapy can lodge your ACC claim. You do not need to go to the doctor to do this paperwork.
How long are your appointments?
Treatment time depends on your problem, however usually we spend between 45-60 minutes with you on your first visit and 30-45 minutes during subsequent appointments.
Do you do Acupuncture?
Yes we do and we have qualified staff to be able to offer this service to you.
What do you treat?
We help reduce pain!
Physiotherapists are skilled in assessment and treatment of a number of injuries and conditions.
We use our in-depth knowledge of how the body works, combined with hands on clinical skills to assess, diagnose and treats people’s symptoms of illness, injury or disability.