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The Kieser Osteoarthritis Care Plans are 14-week programs designed to;

  • Delay or prevent surgery
  • Reduce pain
  • Relieve symptoms
  • Improve function and quality of life

How does it work?

The programs are patient-centred and doctor-prescribed, and are founded on a broad and strong evidence-base to deliver superior patient outcomes. The 14-week programs include;

  • Seven 1:1 Physiotherapy sessions (including initial assessment)
  • Eight 1:1 exercise science or exercise physiology sessions
  • Care coordination
  • Access to the Kieser App
  • Home exercise program
  • Education program
  • A discharge self-management plan

The following additional services are provided when appropriate;

  • Dietitian
  • Strengthening programs on Kieser's specialised equipment
  • Onward referral to a range of other health services

Who's eligible?

Our members with Gold Hospital or Gold Combined cover are eligible for these programs*. However, other clinical and non-clinical criteria applies.

Clinical Eligibility Criteria includes;

  • Diagnostic confirmation from your doctor
  • Surgery candidate in next 3 years

How do I join?

If you’re a member with the correct cover, talk to your GP or a medical practitioner for a referral. If you have any questions, feel free to call us on 1800 603 603.


*Waiting periods and other conditions apply

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