Our Physiotherapy and Exercise Physiology department aims to improve physical function, independence and quality of life in patients across a continuum of care that includes emergency, inpatient, outpatient, community-based therapy, hydrotherapy and specialist clinics.

Key points

  • Physiotherapy staff work across all clinical services at the RMH
  • We provide assessment, treatment¬†and education for patients
  • Patients may be provided with an opportunity to be involved in one of our research or quality projects
Patients need a referral from their GP or healthcare provider. Access referral information

What we do

Our Physiotherapy and Exercise Physiology service provides assessment, treatment and education for patients with various conditions including cardiorespiratory, musculoskeletal and neurological disorders. 

What we do

Physiotherapists and exercise physiologists are trained to assess and treat cardiorespiratory, musculoskeletal and neurological disorders, and educate patients about managing their condition.

Treatment techniques may include: 

  • Airway clearance techniques and breathing exercises
  • Non-invasive ventilation (NIV) prescription 
  • Tracheostomy management and weaning 
  • Functional rehabilitation and gait retraining
  • Motor relearning
  • Balance and vestibular therapy
  • Joint mobilisation, manipulation and muscle re-education  
  • Therapeutic exercise including hydrotherapy and group exercise programs
  • Education, including physical activity advice

Our clinics

Physiotherapy Clinic
The RMH Parkville
The RMH Parkville
For patients
For health professionals


Contact us to change or cancel your appointment.

What to bring

Every time you come

Every time you come in for a test, day procedure, surgery or treatment, you should bring:

  • Medicare card
  • Health Care card (if you have one)
  • Concession card (if you have one)
  • Adverse drug alert card (if you have one)
  • Medications you are currently taking, including any that you have bought without a prescription
  • X-ray films, scans, ultrasounds or any other test results you have which are related to your procedure
  • Private health insurance card (if you want to use it)
  • Aids (glasses, hearing aid, walking frame)

For a clinic appointment

If you come for a clinic appointment, you should also bring:

  • Your appointment letter
  • Any special items listed on your letter
  • Your appointment book
  • TAC or WorkCover claim number
Contact us
Physiotherapy & Exercise Physiology, Parkville
Mon-Fri 8:00am-4.30pm
(03) 9342 7440
Allied health administration
(03) 9342 8440
The RMH Parkville
Level 3 North
300 Grattan St, Parkville, Victoria
Physiotherapy & Exercise Physiology, Royal Park
Mon-Fri 8.00am-4.30pm
(03) 8387 2000
Allied health administration
The RMH Royal Park
Ground Level Graeme Larkins Rehabilitation Building (Building 26)
34-54 Poplar Rd, Parkville, Victoria
Last updated 18 January 2023