Mobile service – Arthritis Specialists – Tailored Programs – No wait
With more than 50 years’ experience supporting people living with arthritis, we are the experts on how to better manage your condition and improve your quality of life.
Arthritis NSW now offers Allied Health Therapeutic Services, including Occupational Therapy and Exercise Physiology. These services can help you to improve your overall health, fitness or improve your daily function.
We are the arthritis experts for your allied health needs
We treat you as an individual and take time to understand your situation in order to create a tailored and unique program based on your goals. Mobility, flexibility, exercise, joint protection and energy saving supports are key strategies well recommended for people living with arthritic conditions. Services can be accessed through your private health insurance or as a direct fee.
Please call us on 02 9857 3300 for more information or complete the questionnaire below for a free consultation.
Occupational Therapy Services
- Functional Capacity Assessments and Reporting
- Equipment Prescription and Environmental Modifications
- Education on managing pain, sleep, joint protection and hand function
Available: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Exercise Physiology Services
- Assessment (History, Health Measurements – Pre & Post)
- Exercise Prescription and Supervision
- Support and Guidance with Behaviour change (e.g. reducing barriers and goal setting)
- Reporting (as required)
Available: Monday to Friday
Sydney areas including: Northern suburbs, Inner West, CBD, North Shore, Ryde & surrounding suburbs. If you live outside of our service area, please contact us, there many be opportunities to assist or make special arrangements.
Lauren Beahan, Occupational Therapist
Lauren completed a Masters of Occupational Therapy (OT) at the University of Sydney, 2016. She runs her own practice specialising in rehabilitation in the home for persons with disabilities, aged or other chronic conditions. Her strengths are in helping people overcome barriers to participation in daily living activities by empowering the individual, modifying the environment and using evidence based interventions. Prior to her work in hospital and community work, Lauren was a PE teacher for 7 years. She has a keen interest in optimising quality of life outcomes and promotes healthy lifestyle habits.
Specialties: rehabilitation, upper limb therapy, sleep hygiene, problem solving
Andrew Cairns, Accredited Exercise Physiologist
Andrew graduated from the University of New South Wales in 2012 and has been working as an accredited exercise physiologist ever since. During his time, he has worked with a diverse range of individuals in clinical and fitness settings. He is passionate about helping others to become more aware of the role exercise plays in positively impacting their health and enjoys guiding others to better self-management and implementing life-long behavioural change. He is also the Health Services Manager at Arthritis NSW and has been with the organisation since 2016.
Specialties: behaviour change, goal setting, pain management, arthritis management
Get a free consultation
To learn more or to have one of our Practitioners contact you for a FREE consultation, please complete the short questionnaire below. One of our Health Services team members will then be in touch. You can also call us on 02 9857 3300.