Royal Prince Alfred Osteoarthritis Chronic Care Program - Royal Prince Alfred Hospital

Osteoarthritis chronic care program Royal Prince Alfred Osteoarthritis Chronic Care Program

SLHD Royal Prince Alfred Hospital

Contact details


Fred Menz

Level 6, Queen Elizabeth 2 Building, 57-59 Missenden Road, Camperdown, New South Wales 2050

RPA Hospital, Institute of Rheumatology and Orthopaedics

(02) 9515 9360

(02) 9515 9380

Monday  8am - 4:30pm
Tuesday  8am - 4:30pm
Wednesday  8am - 4:30pm
Thursday  8am - 4:30pm
Friday  8am - 4:30pm
Saturday  Closed
Sunday  Closed

About this service

Patient on the waiting list for elective total hip or knee replacement; Referral from specialist for conservative management

Referrals accepted from Royal Prince Alfred Physiotherapy Department

  • Multidisciplinary team includes:
    • Clinical Psychologist
    • Dietitian
    • Exercise Physiologist
    • Occupational Therapist
    • Physiotherapist
    • Rheumatologist
    • Social Worker
  • Intervention provided:
    • Comprehensive assessment, intervention and education with coordinator and MDT
    • Prescription of home exercise program
    • Land Based exercise class
    • Hydrotherapy group sessions (if appropriate)
    • Group education sessions
    • Development of Personalised Management Plan
    • Liaison with GP and other specialists
  • Common referrals
    • Community-based exercise programs
    • Get Healthy
    • Stepping On
Virtual Care available using Video and/or Telephone Wheelchair accessible

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