Location: New South Wales – Newrybar
Professional Affiliations: Fellow of the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine (FAFRM) – part of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians; Fellowship in Orthopaedic Surgery as well as degrees in Emergency Medicine and Sports Medicine (Switzerland and Germany)
Dr Ulla Gerich-McGregor is a Fellow of the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine (FAFRM) – part of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.
Prior to arriving in Australia in 2002 Dr Gerich-McGregor worked as a specialist doctor in Switzerland and Germany, where she holds a Fellowship in Orthopaedic Surgery as well as degrees in Emergency Medicine and Sports Medicine. With a background as an orthopaedic surgeon Dr Gerich-McGregor brings additional experience to her work as a rehabilitation specialist.
Since qualifying as a Rehabilitation Medical Specialist in Australia, Ulla has been a Consultant at the Persistent Pain Service Metro South, Brisbane and was the Clinical Director of Rehabilitation Services, Richmond Health District NSW from July 2012 to 2018.
In 2013 Ulla established her private practice, Rehab Balance, with a particular interest in persistent/chronic pain management, muscular skeletal and orthopaedic rehabilitation, traumatic brain injury and spasticity treatment, including botulinum toxin A injections (Medicare approved prescriber & practitioner).
Dr Gerich-McGregor takes a holistic, team-management approach to patient care and offers a high level of patient service in collaboration with GPs, specialists and other approved allied health professionals.
Consults both with polio survivors and with other health practitioners: Yes
Consults with other health practitioners but not directly with clients/patients: No
Position Title: Rehabilitation Consultant
Workplace Name: Rehab Balance
Workplace Address: 186 Broken Head Road , Newrybar New South Wales 2479
Landline Phone: 0439 469 191
Fax: 02 5631 8000
Mobile Phone: 0439 469 191
Email Address: [email protected]
Doctor’s Referral Required: Yes
Days of Operation: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Operating Hours: Mon-Fri 9:00am - 5:00pm
Wheelchair-Accessible Workplace: Yes
Consultation Options: Face-to-Face, Phone, Telemedicine, Skype, Other
Home Visits: Yes
After-Hours Service: No
Fees: Private Billing, Private Health Insurance, DVA Card, NDIS, Workcover
Any Additional Practice Information: Nursing home visits in Ballina only
Worked with post-polio clients/patients, Read extensively on the Late Effects of Polio/Post-Polio Syndrome
Any Additional Experience Details:
Neurological Conditions, Neuromuscular Conditions, Muscular/Skeletal Conditions, Chronic Health Conditions, Orthopeadics, Gerontology, Disability, Other