Reach your movement goals.

Our mission is to provide comprehensive and personalised physiotherapy services to people with a neurological condition.

About NeuroRehab

Our experienced team of specialists will tailor individual programs to assist you in achieving your movement goals, no matter how big or small. We’re passionate about helping you reach your full potential and take a professional and caring approach to guide you through your rehabilitation.

Megan Girdlestone

Megan Girdlestone

Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy)
Member APA and the National Neurology Group
Provider number: 5832654H

Megan is a physiotherapist with over 25 years working in the field of Neurological Physiotherapy. Graduating from the University of Sydney in 1997, her vast experience in acute and rehabilitation settings includes St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney, Royal North Shore Hospital, The Canberra Hospital and Calvary Public Hospital Bruce. Megan is currently a sessional academic at the University of Canberra teaching in the area of neurological physiotherapy to both undergraduate and masters physiotherapy students.

Megan is passionate about helping people with neurological conditions reach their full potential. Knowing that everyone’s needs are different, her approach is individualised therapy, based on the latest research, targeted at improving function, independence and quality of life. She is particularly interested in optimising function of the arm and leg, improving walking ability and balance, and increasing general fitness and strength.

Megan believes in the importance of Professional Development and giving back to the physiotherapy profession through developing and implementing research. Along with assisting in research activities, Megan provides clinical education, training, supervision and mentorship to Physiotherapy professionals, students and Allied Health Assistants.

Our services

How we can help

Conditions commonly seen include Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Stroke (acute and chronic), Traumatic Brain Injury, Motor Neuron Disease, Spinal Cord Injury, Functional Neurological Disorder, Brain Cancer, Peripheral Neuropathy, Muscular Dystrophy, Cerebellar disorders, and Rehabilitation after Neurosurgery.

We also specialise in:

  • Arm and hand therapy
  • Balance training
  • Improving walking ability
  • Optimising fitness in the neurological population
  • Falls prevention programs
  • Home exercise programs
  • Carer education and training
  • Spasticity and Contracture management
  • Post-operative rehabilitation
  • Strength programs following periods of hospitalisation or immobility
  • Walking aid prescription

One-on-one appointments

Our sessions are focused on your individualised therapy and are not group based.

Personalised programs

No two patients are the same. We tailor our programs to your comprehensive needs.

Connected to Neurologists

We work alongside some of the best neurologists and allied health professionals.

Further information

  • No referral required
  • NDIS and DVA clients welcome
  • Free parking, wheelchair accessible, disabled parking available

Neuro Rehab Canberra is a registered provider with Medicare Australia. If you are eligible for a Chronic Disease Management Plan from your GP (previously known as an Enhanced Primary Care plan) you may be able to claim up to five physiotherapy sessions per year.