Defence Rehab

At Health First NQ, we take immense pride in offering specialised physiotherapy and exercise physiology services designed exclusively for currently serving defense personnel. We understand the unique physical demands and challenges faced by our service members, and our dedicated team of allied health professionals are committed to aiding them in their journey towards peak physical performance, recovery from injuries, and improved overall well-being.

Health First NQ is an approved provider through BUPA to offer fully subsidised services to currently serving ADF personnel. Through a referral from your on base Medical Officer, you can see us for the following services.


Our expert physiotherapists are experienced in treating musculoskeletal injuries and conditions commonly encountered by defense personnel. We offer personalised assessment, rehabilitation plans, and hands-on therapy to promote healing, restore mobility, and enhance functional strength.

Exercise Physiology

Our exercise physiologists work closely with defense personnel to develop targeted exercise programs that align with their specific needs and goals. These programs aim to improve physical performance, prevent injuries, and enhance overall wellness.

How to book a session


Doctor referral

Speak with your GP or Specialist to request a referral.


Book online

Click the link to book an appointment with us online.


Call us

Call us to book an appointment or to learn more about how we can support you.

Our Locations

Health First Aitkenvale

254 Ross River Rd, Aitkenvale QLD 4814

Health First CBD

10 Little Fletcher St, Townsville QLD 4810

Health First Thuringowa

254 22 Hervey Range Rd, Thuringowa Central QLD 4817

Health First Mackay

Cainland Central, Mangrove Rd, Mackay QLD 4740

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