The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
Our passionate Exercise Physiologist's provide quality care to those with permanent disability. We work together with participants to achieve common goals. Our mission is to improve quality of life and provide greater independence for all our clients.
As Exercise Physiologists, We provide support to NDIS Participants under the following categories;
-Improved Daily Living
-Improved Health and Wellbeing
What Disabilities Can Benefit from Walking Tall Rehab
Autism, Amputation, Muscular Dystrophy, Cerebral Palsy, Brain Injury, Paraplegia, Stroke, Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Vision Impairments, Hearing Impairments, Intellectual Disabilities, Down’s Syndrome and more.
What Area's Can Be Improved By Exercise Physiology
Improved strength, Increased mobility and function, Improved quality of life, Improve flexibility/ joint range, Improved balance and co-ordination, Postural control, Reduced risk of mental health concerns, Reduced risk of co-morbidities such as Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes and Obesity
Our experienced, kind and compassionate Occupational Therapist Coby, works closely with clients on physical, psychosocial, sensory or cognitive disabilities.
You may be looking to improve your ability to perform tasks in your home including self-care, access to your community, exploring housing or driving options, home modifications or finding out about assistive technology
An Occupational Therapist Can Help With
Functional Capacity Assessments
Psychosocial Functional Capacity Assessments
Assistive Technology Assessments for specialised equipment prescription
Manual Handling training and education
Pressure care education and therapy
Therapy and rehabilitation
Dementia Care and Planning
We know what having the right support worker can make ya huge difference to you and your family but it isn't always easy to find the right fit, thats why our goal has always been to pair clients with a support work that feels more like family! We have built a team of only the most kind and caring Support Workers who love what they do! Our support workers works with a wide range of different of disabilities in a wide range of locations across Melbourne.
What Area's of Support Do We Offer
- Social Support
- Personal Care
- Domestic Assistance
- Independent Living
We do more..
"Exercise is Medicine"
Walking Tall Rehab set the bench mark for expertise and professionalism.
Our accredited Exercise Physiologist's consults from our boutique Malvern studio that exudes a warm and open atmosphere. We also provide home visits to those in need in the inner city suburbs of Melbourne as well as the Mornington Peninsula.
Areas we can help you:
Return to Work VIC rehabilitation
Chronic disease management
NDIS- National Disability Insurance Scheme
General strength and conditioning
Over 60+ health management and function
Pre and Post-operation gym-based strengthening and rehabilitation
Athlete or event specific training
Sports Rehabilitation/Injury Prevention
Promoting active lifestyles
Exercise and lifestyle interventions to improve depression and mental
Corrective exercises for improved performance and injury rehabilitation
Strength and conditioning for running performance and injury prevention
GET IN TOUCH
50 Ewart Street
8/477 Warrigal Road,
Cheltenham, VIC 3189
We provide home visits when required to Melbournes inner city suburbs and Melbournes South Eastern Suburbs!
M: 0423 923 585
The following compensable schemes may be accessed with the appropriate referral or coverage.
Medicare - Private Health Insurance - TAC - WorkCover - NDIS - Department of Veteran Affairs - Income Protection
DID YOU KNOW...
Under Medicare, if deemed suitable by your GP, you may be eligible for up to 5 rebatable sessions per year with an Exercise Physiologist, which gives a 75% discount per session.
You can utilise your private health insurance and receive up to 85% off each session with an Exercise Physiologist. Call your private health to determine if you are covered for ‘Exercise Physiology’ benefits.
Located in the heart of Melbourne's inner east, our Malvern studio provides a positive and professional experience to our valued clients. We pride ourselves on creating a warm and open atmosphere for people to enjoy.
More Than Meets The Eye
Walking Tall's equipment is unique because the study of the human mechanics has been implemented into the design of the studio. Well renowned Biomechanic Mr. Zelko Karac designed specially made, state of the art equipment to help exert force on your muscles, ligaments and tendons, to improve your bodies functional ability and movement patterns. With resistance machines that are designed ergonomically to enable your body to move and strengthen in a biomechanically advantageous way taking into account angles, levers, external forces, vectors, which all contribute to the effectiveness of exercise prescription with every degree being calculated to suit your body.
Meet The Team
Walking Tall Rehab Managing Director
Accredited Exercise Physiologist
Evan's is a highly-respected practitioner with a reputation for consistently delivering great patient outcomes. Evan's passionate and empathetic nature set him apart from the rest. His clinical skills have been honed working with a myriad of different client types in his own private practice. Evan's more recent career focus has been working with Participants of the NDIS to provide greater quality of life and improved independence through tailored exercise, health management and lifestyle programming.
Evan also enjoys the challenges presented by chronic pain. He lists pre-claim and return-to-work programs as his professional focus, however, GP's send a continual stream of referrals to Evan to work with particularly challenging cases and patients.
Evan first developed his passion for exercise on the soccer pitch where he developed his illustrious career. Watching his team mates fall to injury appealed to his compassionate nature and the sparked the desire to be able to assist with recovery. Sports rehabilitation are reportedly some of Evan's most enjoyable patients to receive.
Coby Kelly - Occupational Therapist (OT)
Coby is a committed and experienced Occupational Therapist who graduated from LaTrobe University in 2015. Coby is a curious and open-minded OT with an unstoppable hunger for knowledge! Her driven and ambitious nature has seen her work with wide variety of conditions within the Epworth Hospital such as; Brain Injury, multi trauma, neurological conditions, orthopaedics, cardiac and respiratory, amputee, chronic pain as well as with hand and upper limb conditions. Coby has more recently decided to take on a different type of challenge and is pursuing her dream of working within the realm of disability.
Coby is an excellent and driven Occupational Therapist with a warm, compassionate and empathetic approach that allows her to develop a strong rapport with her clients. Coby reports this to be her favourite thing about her job!
Coby has background in health, wellness and fitness and is a strong advocate for holistic health in the physical, mental and emotional realm, she brings to her daily practice which enables her to achieve ideal outcomes for her clients.
Coby can complete:
- NDIS Support/ Assessments
- Home Assessments/ modifications
- Wheel Chair and Seating
- Equipment prescription
- Assistive technology
- Increasing Engagement in ADLs from physical and cognitive point of view
- Hand and upper limb therapy
- Workplace ergonomic recommendations
- Return to work planning
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