In an emergency, always call triple zero (000). It’s a free call from any phone, mobile or phone box.

For other urgent medical issues, go to an Emergency Department.

Our Emergency Departments are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week:

The Physiotherapy Department provides a range of physiotherapy services to Ballina District Hospital and Ballina Community Health.

Inpatient services

While in hospital, patients have access to Physiotherapists to provide assessment, treatment, and advice on range of issues including musculoskeletal, respiratory, orthopaedic, neurological, and medical conditions.

Outpatient services

In the community, our Physiotherapy team is available for:

  • Musculoskeletal and post orthopaedic injuries, including cast application
  • Falls and balance assessment
  • Vestibular assessments
  • Women’s Health -Antenatal or post-partum follow-up e.g. pelvic floor, diastasis of rectus abdominus and pubic symphysis
  • Incontinence assessments and advice
  • Lymphoedema assessments, advice and garment measuring.

Group programs include:

  • Chronic Pain  iMOVE and iMPROVE program providing six-week group exercise and education
  • Cardiac Rehab: pre- and post-assessments, group exercise and education classes for patients post-acute cardiac conditions.
  • Pulmonary Rehab: Assessments, group exercise class and education and Home Programs for chronic lung disease.

Hours of Service: 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday

Bookings are essential