Kieser Spinal Care Plans

A man receives back treatment

The Kieser Spinal Care Plan is an 18-week program designed to;

  • Prevent or delay spinal surgery
  • Reduce pain and other symptoms you may be experiencing
  • Improve your ability to undertake everyday activities
  • Provide a long-term plan to help self-manage your lower back condition

How does it work?

The care plan has been developed to help you improve your lower back condition in a safe and supervised manner.

The 18-week program includes;

  • 14 one-on-one Physiotherapy sessions (including initial assessment)
  • 8 one-on-one Exercise Science sessions with an exercise physiologist or exercise scientist
  • 12 sessions on the Kieser lumbar extension strengthening machine
  • A physiotherapist-designed, independent strengthening program on Kieser equipment, supervised by exercise scientists
  • Use of the Kieser Konnect app
  • Education program on how to manage and live with your lower back condition

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 1300 703 703.

*Waiting periods and other conditions apply

Please note

Some content on this web page is obtained from external sources. Although we make every effort to ensure information is correct at the time of publication, we accept no responsibility for its accuracy. Health-related articles are intended for general information only and should not be interpreted as medical advice - please consult your doctor. By opening, viewing or using this webite, you acknowledge that you have read and unreservedly accept these Terms & Conditions