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Banora Physical Therapies

4/36 Machinery Dr,

Tweed Heads South

NSW 2486

Opening Hours: 8am - 6pm

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Aids & Adaptation




Many patients who are experiencing difficulties with everyday tasks, such as; getting in and out of bed, on and off chairs, on and off the toilet, washing / bathing yourself, getting dressed, getting around your home, going up and down the stairs, getting in and out of your home and making meals or drinks. Banora Physical Therapies can assess your home environment and provide you with suitable recommendations for aids or adaptations to retain or regain your independence.

Your physiotherapist can show you how to use recommended equipment and will often teach you how to do things in easier, safer, new ways to enable you to remain as independent as possible. Commonly recommended aids and adaptations are: 

  • Walking sticks 

  • Crutches  

  • Walkers 

  • Wheelchairs 

  • Seating systems 

  • Pressure relief cushions 

  • Access ramps 

  • Bath seats 

  • Shower seats 

  • Kitchen equipment /accessories 

  • Cups / beakers for easy drinking / swallowing 

  • Grab rails 

  • Hoists / slings 

  • Transfer boards / belts 

  • Leg lifters 

  • Bed levers 

  • Toilet seat raises 

  • Toilet frames 

  • Adapted toilets 

The aids and adaptations that you may benefit from depend on your current diagnosis / symptoms, your individual housing circumstances, your lifestyle, and your goals. 

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