Visitors are permitted at Austin Health sites with some restrictions. Find out more about our visitor restrictions.
Our team works with medical, nursing and allied health teams to prescribe, design and fit the most appropriate orthotic or prosthetic device for each patient.
We manufacture custom-made orthotic and prosthetic devices in our workshop.
We are a registered NDIS provider. This means you don't need to be an Austin Health patient to use our services. We accept referrals from the wider community, including private patients.
Find out more about orthotic and prosthetic devices.
We provide care and treatment for patients in hospital with:
We also support people who need a brace to help surgery be effective.
We provide inpatient care at Austin Hospital, Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital and Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre. We can also provide care and treatment for patients in Warringal Private Hospital.
Patients are generally assessed within 24 hours of referral and followed up as outpatients after discharge from hospital when required.
On weekends and public holidays, we have a limited service available for Halo Thoracic Orthoses. Patients can only be referred for:
We run the following outpatient services:
We also support the following clinics:
You need a referral from your GP, specialist or health practitioner to access this service for the first time, or if you have not attended for more than 12 months.
If you have a referral, please contact us us to make an appointment.
If your doctor has sent us the referral, we will contact you to make the appointment.
Phone: 03 9490 7666
Fax: 03 9490 7222
General enquiries: info.OP@austin.org.au
Open hours: Monday to Friday 8am - 4.30pm
Manager, Orthotics & Prosthetics
Orthotics and Prosthetics Building
Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre
1 Yarra Boulevard