Learn About Barwon Prosthetics and Orthotics

Learn About
Barwon Prosthetics  and Orthotics

Since our inception in 1999 Barwon Prosthetics and Orthotics (BPO) has been a proud provider of Prosthetic and Orthotic services to Geelong and the surrounding areas.

Over this time we have been the sole prosthetic provider to Barwon Health, whilst also providing both prosthetic and orthotic services to:

  • The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
  • Worksafe
  • Transport Accident Commission (TAC)
  • State wide Equipment Program (SWEP)
  • Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA)
  • Private clients

 

We are located at The McKellar Centre in North Geelong, complete with a fully functioning workshop and spacious clinical area suited to prosthetic/orthotic rehabilitation. In addition to our work at McKellar, BPO also provides clinical services to the greater Geelong region, the Colac area and clients at our St Kilda based clinic. 

BPO prides itself on providing an excellent service to our clients, utilising the latest in prosthetic/orthotic technology and applying the latest in evidence based practise to achieve the best outcomes. BPO aims to provide the highest level of care to progress our clients.

In addition to our clinical work, BPO extends its services into providing clinical consultancy for TAC/Worksafe and clinical mentorship to other government prosthetic and orthotic departments within Victoria.

All of our Clinicians are certified and active members of Australian Orthotic Prosthetic Association (AOPA), the peak professional body for Prosthetic and Orthotic Services across Australia. All clinical staff participate in professional education to enhance their skills and build on their current knowledge.